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Innovation Services

Intermediary Service

Innovation Intermediaries Giving you access to our multidisciplinary, technologically informed and commercially astute experts, IXC Intermediary Service provides you with your very own creative technologist […]

Technology Scouting

Arming you with the tailored knowledge for those critical go/stop decisions, IXC Technology Scouting provides rapid insight via short, insightful reports to your desired rigour […]

Technology Watch

IXC Technology Watch provides you with a structured, searchable news bulletin service with insightful editorial summaries targeted to your company needs and delivered direct, electronically […]

IXC Tech Radar ©

A service to enable technology landscaping and visualisation For your road mapping and informed decision-making, IXC Tech Radar© is an intuitive, visual planning tool which […]

Partner Search

The potential of your ideal targets – including partners, suppliers, collaborators, acquisitions and enabling technology or funding – is discretely validated. IXC Partner Search enables […]

Innovation Audit

IXC’s Internal Innovation Audit Tool An Innovation Audit is an evidence-based snapshot of the efficiency of your overall innovation strategy. Our extremely efficient Innovation Audit […]

Innovation Portal Management

When you want to encourage genuine technology offers to come forward, IXC can set up and manage for you an efficient and cost effective IXC […]

Training

IXC’s Dependable Innovation Training Solutions For those looking to build or develop their innovation infrastructure, our Champion Innovation Training solutions empower your people to become […]

Meet the team

The people behind IXC

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Tim Staniland

Managing Director As well as 12 years’ of innovation consulting, Tim’s experience includes UK Sales Director for German multi-national Henkel, vice-chair of an Acute Hospital […]

Dr James Elliott

Principal Innovation Intermediary Jamie has been with IXC UK since its inception in 2006, training in Australia and playing an instrumental role in implementing the […]

Ben Tura

Principal Researcher & Senior Innovation Intermediary Ben manages the research team and our Associates here at IXC, expertly providing technology intelligence & brokering for corporate open […]

Royah Vaezi

Innovation Associate Royah has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Imperial College London in Biochemistry and Systems and Synthetic Biology. She has a PhD in Molecular […]

John Beale

Senior Innovation Intermediary John came to IXC with over 20 years’ experience in applied research in electro-optic sensors and project management within the UK Ministry of […]

Russ Noble

Innovation Intermediary & Business Development In his Business Development role at IXC, Russ is engaged in assisting a range of businesses (SME to Corporate) across diverse […]

The Business Case

Client’s feedback acknowledges IXC’s positive impact on trading performance.
Our clients cite the following benefits from the services we provide:

• Accelerated product development.
• New suppliers & supply chain improvements.
• New routes to existing markets.
• Improved product or service offerings.
• Cost reduction methods.
• Fine-tuning of internal processes.
• Access to new markets.
• Exposure to cross sector good practice.

Testimonials

The Business Case

A valuable contribution, IXC has the ability to open networks with potential partners beyond the usual business development boundaries.

Dr Susan PondChairman & Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Research Pty Ltd

There's probably nothing magical about what the intermediaries do except that they have the specific task of doing it. Unlike internal staff, the job can't be shelved and they can't be touched.

Paul CarterCochlear

We are absolutely delighted, this has opened us up a new world of opportunity and we are really grateful.

CEOItalian telecommunications manufacturer

This IXC connection has brought the business a vital, but totally unanticipated, new revenue stream, from a completely new sector, repaying our investment many times over.

Gavin BlowmanChooba

Clients

IXC clients include multi-national corporations, hi-tech start-ups, universities, research institutes, technology transfer companies, business incubators and business support networks. The single shared factor is the realization that twenty-first century innovation is a contact sport in which collaboration is essential. And, whilst some choose to keep their engagement confidential some find their public association with the IXC concept rewarding. These include global giants such as Cadbury, Cochlear, Network Rail, Mars, Jaguar Land Rover, ResMed and Smith & Nephew. Smaller technology firms representative of IXC's broad client base include Applimex Systems, Geotechnical Instruments and Teer Coatings. One thing you can be sure of is unparalleled access, through IXC's far-reaching international networks, to the ideas, technologies and processes necessary to drive your business forward.

News

IXC UK is always happy to hear from the media and assist with your enquiries. For more information please contact news@ixc-uk.com

The dedicated innovators helping corporates innovate

A soon-to-be published report shines a spotlight on the innovation support companies that work behind the scenes helping organisations innovate ‘The Innovation Landscape in the […]

£18.5 million cash injection for AI skills and innovation in online learning

The UK Government has announced funding this month to boost diversity and upskilling in the tech sector The investment will fund an extra 2500 artificial […]

Entrepreneur event returns next week!

Boosting growth for region’s science and tech innovators The region’s most innovative, entrepreneurial, science, tech and business-focused organisations will be convening in Birmingham next week […]

Boosting UK productivity with SME innovation

Sandwiched between the rapid agility of start-ups, and the dedicated budgets and staff of corporates, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) can be so close yet […]

Achieving Innovation for Defence and Security

This week the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) outlines the crucial importance of- and their approach to- innovation. Innovation is of course critical to these […]

Connect with investors, innovators and entrepreneurs in the West Midlands

VentureFest West Midlands returns to NEC for its 2019 events programme & exhibition VentureFest West Midlands aims to support business growth through innovation by bringing […]

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