Ukrainian tech talent gathers at Plexal Stratford as part of recovery mission

The Ukraine Recovery Conference is underway, bringing together the public and private sectors to mobilise international support for Ukraine’s economic and social stabilisation and recovery from the effects of war. Delivering a speech on Wednesday 21st June, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said: “Before this terrible war, Ukraine’s economy was becoming a huge investment opportunity.” First […]

Plexal and Multiverse launch Future Skills Academy for startup staff upskilling 

We announced our partnership with professional development company Multiverse in February. Together, we’re focused on providing Plexal’s innovation ecosystem – Plexal and Hub 8 workspace members and innovation programme graduates – with access to unused apprenticeship levy donated by businesses with surplus funds, via Multiverse, enabling startups to upskill and grow. Progressing our work to close […]

National Cyber Security Show: Innovation through collaboration 

Individually, we’re strong but together we’re stronger. While a startup has exciting new ideas, government and industry possess insights and resources. So, what happens when you throw them together and blend up their respective expertise? You get innovation through collaboration. This was the key topic delivered at the National Cyber Security Show (NCSS) on Thursday […]

Opening the Global Gateway: UK startups receive soft landing pad in US

Plexal recently met with Maryland Governor Wes Moore in London during his first international trade mission in April, committing to be a part of the US state’s exciting new Maryland Global Gateway Soft Landing Program. We’ve joined the Global Gateway as the seventh official international exchange partner and the first in the UK. As part […]

Plexal is uniting the startup ecosystems in Oman and the UK

Plexal’s been appointed by the UK Oman Digital Hub to work alongside Omani innovation development company AL JABR to tackle challenges created by the global pandemic. The Rapid Innovation Accelerator is a six-week virtual programme that will pair UK innovators with startups in Oman. Our innovation team analysed how startups in the UK have used […]