Imperial is unusual in its focus on science, technology, engineering, medicine and business. It is driven in its mission to take innovation out of the lab and into the public realm. It has built a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem across its campuses and generates a steady pipeline of high-quality startups.

Imperial's track record

Imperial has focused on entrepreneurship since its founding in 1907. In the last five years, almost 200 startups have formed at the College. 

Over 750 Imperial startup companies are still active, and in total they have attracted close to £800 million in external capital over the past five years. They have supported the creation of over 5,500 new jobs.

Some examples of companies that have started at Imperial College London are listed below: