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UMi make it easier for you and your business to do more and go further:


• Find or retain more customers

• Secure more funding

• Drive more economic growth

• Attract more talent


We believe businesses have the power to make a difference and that by working together businesses can do more and go further.

UMi knows that to make that difference it takes more than just us. UMi is powered by a great network of openminded partners across the private and public sector, from the youngest start-ups, to the most established blue chips – all with the commitment and specialisms to make a real difference.

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CPI acts as a catalyst bringing together academia, businesses, government and investors to translate bright ideas and research into the marketplace. We do this by giving our customers access to the right experts, equipment, networks, funding and more – connecting the dots for effective innovation. We are a leading independent technology innovation centre and a founding member of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Our teams tirelessly apply their many years of experience to ensure that every great invention gets the best opportunity to become a successfully marketed product or process.

We provide industry-relevant expertise and assets supporting you with proof of concept and scale up services for the development of your innovative products and processes. We utilise our understanding of the funding landscape and of how to engage with government and private investors, to help you access the necessary funding support for your project. Finally, our extensive knowledge and application of innovation processes allows us to support you with the most suitable technical advice and facilities for your market.

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Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) is where global innovation and capital converge to define, change and shape the world of tomorrow.

Through our platform, we provide the world’s investors and the wider innovation ecosystem with information, insights and access needed to succeed in a constantly changing world. We’re a global multi-media company and market intelligence platform that publishes news and unique insights through our GCV, Global University Venturing and Global Impact Venturing publications while also tracking the people, companies, deals, best practices and emerging trends shaping the future of innovation and capital. We also host multiple global events, with flagship conferences in Silicon Valley and London, where the future of technology, innovation, capital and business are brought to the forefront of thought-provoking discussions.


Through our unique database, GCV Analytics, Fortune 1000 companies subscribers are given access to latest research and insights into the private markets and investment activities that are defining innovation today and informing the companies, investors and leaders of tomorrow.

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