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Student entrepreneurship is proven to deliver tangible benefits to our economy.
The incredible opportunities modern technologies afford us mean deep tech PhD students
are positioned to become the life-blood of tomorrow’s innovation landscape.
Their passionate expertise and in-depth research constitute competitive forces that position
them as strong contenders in a global marketplace. At Conception X we believe supporting these students
today will reap economic and societal rewards tomorrow, and we’re looking for equally curious, brave,
and passionate partners to help our student entrepreneurs embrace their full potential.
Together, we can drive British innovation further, fuel our economy, boost student recruitment,
and help bright young minds fulfil their ambitions.

We work across multiple
deep tech sectors

Artificial intelligence
Augmented reality
Behavioural analytics
Computer science
Machine learning
Quantum computing
Sectors represented
PhD teams participated
Finalist teams
Investment raised

Our partners

‘’Barclays is supporting top talent innovating to create new businesses and future jobs, and the exciting Conception X PhD entrepreneurs are striving to do just that.’’

Ben Davey

CEO, Barclays UK Ventures

‘’We are supporting Conception X to collaborate closely with a diverse ecosystem of students, academics and other industry partners and it truly impacts our innovation thinking.’’

Ana Perales

Director, Barclays UK Ventures

“At Deloitte Legal, we're re-imagining how lawyers engage with early stage companies. Collaborating with Conception X allows us to take this a step further by seeding talent at the earliest possible stage.”

Laura Bygrave

Innovation and Ventures Lead, Deloitte Legal

“We're looking to shape the future of law through research and development, working with Conception X and the brightest minds in the country to create, grow and commercialise transformational solutions.”

Chris Hardman

Partner Sponsor and Lead for Corporate and Commercial Law, Deloitte Legal

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