Simplifying the connection between
Universities, Industry and Government

WhatBox Consulting Ltd uses decades of experience, our extensive network of influential contacts, tools and methodology to find and secure the right partnerships for you.

WhatBox Ltd

Who we are

WhatBox is a knowledgeable and innovative company which facilitate effective partnerships and networks between engineering and science SMEs, academics, and funding solutions. We create high-value commercial reality by working through complex technological challenges and understanding diverse requirements and cultures.

Our extensive practical experience working at the interface of industry, academia and investment over the past 10 years, both in the UK and abroad, allows us to bring your ambitions to life.

Common Challenges

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Trusted relationships

WhatBox knows that strategic alliances, based on trusted relationships, delivers significant long-term measurable difference. Understanding what is important to you, we harness the expertise of those who can make your goals a reality.


We take a holistic approach to understanding what is valuable to each party and maintain the health and vitality of the relationship. We use our extensive network of influential contacts to identify and secure the right partnerships for you.

Services we offer

Tailor-made partnerships – establish and strengthen links.

Coaching – effective governance and developing an R&D strategy

Understanding the UK R&D landscape – identifying opportunities

Advice on funding – aligning and shaping strategy

Independent advice – Non-Exec services

Working together – to realise your potential

We can help

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    Our goal is to simplify the connections between Universities, Industry and Government. We leverage our connections and decades of experience to deliver relevant  and effective partnerships.


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