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Select people you want to meet and if they select you back, talk to them straight away.

Get a personalised 1:1 introduction to someone relevant twice a month.

Join Rooms where you meet with a group of people sharing the same passion.

Join over 15,000 members bridging the gap between academia and industry

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Marie, PhD in Physics

Marie was half way through her PhD.  She was exploring options for a career in industry.  She joined Smart Tribe to find people who had PhDs in physics and had successfully transitioned to industry.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Oliver, Data Scientist

Oliver has a PhD in Physics and left academia to become a Data Scientist. When he was introduced to Marie, he was able to give her great advice on how her PhD skills are relevant to working in corporate and how she could go about finding jobs.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Sylvie was in the final year of her PhD researching and developing novel green solutions to energy production.
She joined Smart Tribe to build up her network with professionals in the energy sector.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Chin, Manager in energy company

Chin joined Smart Tribe to make connections with researchers working on novel green energy. After a few video calls, Sylvie and Chin set up an interview for her at his company and she was offered a job.

Job

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Marie was half way through her PhD.  She was exploring options for a career in industry.  She joined Smart Tribe to find people who had PhDs in physics and had successfully transition to industry.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Oliver, Data Scientist

Oliver has a PhD in Physics and left academia to become a Data Scientist. When he was introduced to Marie, he was able to give her great advice on how her PhD skills are relevant to working in corporate.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Sylvie was in the final year of her PhD researching and developing novel green solutions to energy production.
She joined Smart Tribe to build up her network with professionals in the energy sector.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Chin, Manager in energy company

Chin joined Smart Tribe to make connections with researchers working on novel green energy. After a few video calls, Sylvie and Chin set up an interview for her at his company and she was offered a job.

Job

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Anja, expert in Smart Materials

Anja is full of ideas for how state-of-the-art breakthroughs in Smart Materials can be applied in industry. After Smart Tribe introduced her to Paul, she agreed to give expert consulting to his company.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Paul, R&D semi-conductor company

Paul worked in R&D for a semi-conductor company who had a challenge to reduce their production costs. He joined Smart Tribe to make connections with academics who may have new perspectives on the problem.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Marian joined Smart Tribe when he finished his prototype of a new diagnostic device for quick self-diagnostic. He was looking for a partner to help him develop a business model and go to market strategy to commercialise his idea.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions between people in academia and industry

Oksana, serial entrepreneur with a passion for healthcare

Oksana joined Smart Tribe to look for ideas for her startup. She knew that the most important thing while building a new company is a good partner, even more than an idea. When she was introduced to Marian she found both: a great idea and great co-founder.

Co-founder

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Dagmara, PhD in Marine Biology – Dagmara joined Smart Tribe in the first year of her PhD. She was keen do some pro-bono work to put her growing knowledge into practice and build up her experience working with companies.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Kartika completed her degree and already with an idea to create a startup focusing on sustainable fashion supply. During her university years, she had a successful blog and YouTube channel which proved her concept of customers’ interest in buying clothes from sustainable sources.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Matt joined Smart Tribe to explore new connections in the blockchain sector that he has been passionate about for the last few years. His current network of friends and colleagues had similar profiles to his, only on the subject of rocket science. Matt had an idea for a new blockchain application in financial services.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions.

Danielle, partner in consulting company

Danielle joined Smart Tribe after she was assigned to a project on a plastic reduction programme in Indonesia. She had a team of consultants already but they still needed an expert to guide them on the impact on marine life.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Shilpa, CMO in a major fashion brand

Shilpa joined Smart Tribe to find new solutions on sustainable materials to use in fabrics. She got introduced to Kartika and loved what Kartika was working on right away. Following Shilpa’s mentoring, Kartika received an initial investment to start a new company.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

John, VP of Innovation in a UK bank

John joined Smart Tribe to search for people coming from academia with novel ideas on how to address recent compliance requirements coming from the Financial Conduct Authority. He got matched with Matt and in result, John’s bank became Matt’s first customer providing enough finance to develop the idea.

Consulting

Investment

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Anja, expert in Smart Materials

Anja is full of ideas for how state-of-the-art breakthroughs in Smart Materials can be applied in industry. After Smart Tribe introduced her to Paul, she agreed to give expert consulting to his company.

Paul, R&D semi-conductor company

Paul worked in R&D for a semi-conductor company who had a challenge to reduce their production costs. He joined Smart Tribe to make connections with academics who may have new perspectives on the problem.

Smart Tribe Smart Introductions. Conntecting Academia and Industry

Marian joined Smart Tribe when he finished his prototype of a new diagnostic device for quick self-diagnostic. He was looking for a partner to help him develop a business model and go to market strategy to commercialise his idea.

Smart Tribe. Smart Introductions between people in academia and industry

Oksana, serial entrepreneur with a passion for healthcare

Oksana joined Smart Tribe to look for ideas for her startup. She knew that the most important thing while building a new company is a good partner, even more than an idea. When she was introduced to Marian she found both: a great idea and great co-founder.

Co-founder

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