Smart Tribe Smart Introductions

Smart introductions between people in academia and industry

How Smart Tribe works

1.

Tell Smart Tribe what you're trying to achieve by making a new connection.​

2.

Every month, let us know if you want to make another new connection.

3.

Smart Tribe's AI matches you with your connection for a 1:1 video call.

1.

Tell Smart Tribe what you're trying to achieve by making a new connection.

2.

Every month, let us know if you want to make another new connection.

3.

Smart Tribe's AI matches you with your connection for a 1:1 video call.​

Great things come from smart introductions

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❤️ science

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Academic expert advice

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Industry expert advice

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Latest research

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Consulting

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Talent

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Academia/industry collaboration

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New tech

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Co-founder

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Sylvie, PhD in Chemical Engineering

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.

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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.

Permanent job

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Marie, PhD in Mathematics

Marie was reading for a PhD in mathematics and had already decided that she wanted to pursue a career in industry once it was over. She joined Smart Tribe to meet people who could give her advice on how to transition from academia to industry and do applied research.

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Oliver, Data Scientist

Oliver has a PhD in mathematics and left academia to become a Data Scientist in a large company. 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.

Mentoring

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Dagmara, MSc in Marine Biology

Dagmara joined Smart Tribe after completing her degree. She wanted to explore more ideas of what to do in life and she thought that doing some freelance work would be a good first step for the transition.

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Danielle, Partner in consulting company

Danielle joined Smart Tribe when she was assigned to a project on 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.

Consulting

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Pierre, PhD in Computer Science

Pierre is a tenured professor in Paris with many years of research in cybersecurity. He would love to test his breakthrough ideas in a real-life environment but he wants to stay in academia in Paris, where he lives with his family.

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Temi, CEO of cybersecurity company

Temi joined Smart Tribe when she started a new company a few months ago. She wanted to develop a technology to detect malware. She needed a specialist with a data science background to join her colleagues, but didn't have more budget for a new hire.

Expert hours

The worlds of academia and industry can finally meet, speak the same language and collaborate to each other’s benefit
- more smart connections made in Smart Tribe

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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.

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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.

New tech

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Kartika, MA is Political Science

Kartika joined Smart Tribe after completing 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.

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Shilpa, CMO in 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

Investment

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Marian, PhD in Microbiology and Immunology

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 to develop a business model and go to market strategy to commercialise his idea.

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Oksana, serial entrepreneur with passion for healthcare

Oksana joined Smart Tribe to look for ideas for her new startup. She knows 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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Matt, PhD in Aerospace Engineering

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 on a new blockchain application in financial services.

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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.

New customer

Start making new connections across academia and industry

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