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A gateway to discovery

Walking up Woodhouse Lane from Leeds city centre you will notice a striking new route into the University campus. On the site of the old Fenton Street, Discovery Way leads up past the EC Stoner Building and towards the Roger Stevens lecture theatre block. Located on Discovery Way is Nexus, which brings business and research together in the same building.

The new £40 million Nexus building has five floors of offices, labs, event spaces and a café, forming a hub for the city’s growing innovation community.

Businesses can join the Nexus community and even locate their business in the building’s high-quality office and lab workspace. Open for less than a year, this growing community already includes a diverse range of innovators, start-up companies, SMEs, business advisory partners and funding networks.

The Nexus team builds relationships between business and the University to develop partnerships that drive economic and societal impact. The team works to connect these organisations to the right support to allow their ventures to thrive. Whether that’s research and innovation collaborations, funding opportunities, recruitment or continuing professional development.

Find out more at nexus.leeds.co.uk