Nexus Connect

Hosted by Nexus

Connect with Nexus members, academic researchers and business leaders from across the region. Nexus Connect is a great opportunity to learn more about the Nexus innovation community and exciting projects with opportunities for collaboration.

This event is all about informal networking and building meaningful relationships.
Who’s it for?  Entrepreneurs and innovative businesses, across all sectors.


Robert Gunn, Chief Executive Officer, LC AuxeTec – LC AuxeTec developed the world’s first material that is resistant to high impact applications at the molecular level.

Thomas Ims, Business Developer , Smart Crowding – Smart Crowding  is a Norwegian company, and SaaS system, that supports hospitals and trusts with enhanced operational leadership, patient flow management and resource planning.

Henry Dunne, Co-Founder & CEO,  Micro Needle Solutions (MNS) –  MNS specialise in vaccine patches – a painless, self-administrative, and thermally stable alternative to needle-administered therapeutics.

Jeremy Warhurst, Director of Discovery, Focus Facilitation –  Focus Facilitation enable ‘safe-take-off for projects, programmes, initiatives and startups.

Margaret Korosec, Dean, Online and Digital Education, University of Leeds.

Kerr Hunter, Community Development Manager, HELIX, University of Leeds – HELIX is a brand-new multi-use space providing a home for all digitally-focused activity at the University of Leeds.


16:30 – Networking, Beer & Bites
17:00 – Welcome & housekeeping
17:05 – Speakers 1, 2 & 3
17:25 – Break
17:40 – Speakers 4 & 5
18:00 – More networking & drinks
18:00 – Event ends

Innovation, Social & Networking
Nexus Connect
20th Sep 2023 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Hosted by Nexus
Nexus, Discovery Way, LS2 3AA

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