Imperial Innovations

Imperial Innovations Group plc creates, builds and invests in pioneering technologies developed from the academic research within the ‘Golden Triangle’ of London, Cambridge and Oxford as well as other leading research institutions.

Imperial Innovations supports scientists and entrepreneurs in the commercialisation of their ideas through the licensing of intellectual property by:

  • Leading the formation of new companies
  • Providing investment and encouraging co-investment and
  • Recruiting high-calibre management teams

It also runs an incubator in London that is the initial home for many of its technology spin-outs.

Since admission of its shares to trading on AIM in 2006, Innovations has raised more than £346m* of equity from investors and invested more than £198m* across its portfolio companies.

*Figures accurate as of 31 January 2015


Fundamentally our strategy is to build great companies that can create value over the long-term.

Russ Cummings – Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Innovation
Imperial Innovations


Research funding received each year by the universities we focus on (Imperial, Oxford, Cambridge, UCL)