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Purpose: Evolving great ideas into world-changing businesses.

IP Group was set up with a mission to evolve great ideas, mainly from our partner universities, into world-changing businesses. We achieve this by systematically helping to create, build and support outstanding intellectual property-based companies.

The Group pioneered the concept of the long-term partnership model with UK universities and has spent many years honing a unique approach to building businesses and providing support along the journey from “cradle to maturity”. We have replicated this approach with a select group of US research institutions and, in 2017, the Group announced it was expanding into Australasia.

We support our portfolio companies with-:

Key facts about IP Group

  • Strong balance sheet and a proven track record of growth
  • Operations in the UK, the US and Australasia
  • A FTSE 250 constituent, listed on the Main Market of the LSE (code IPO)

Key facts about our portfolio