Case Studies

iGeolise: searching by minutes not miles

1stNov 2013
“I can’t see why anyone would want to start a high tech business without the services of SETsquared. Most importantly, there’s the credibility of saying you’re a SETsquared company and the access to so many valuable contacts, as well as high quality advice. Then there are also fantastic facilities on tap and good value accommodation.”
Peter Lilley, co-founder and CEO, iGeolise

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17thJun 2011

Building long-term relationships with those in the know

The idea

Ilika is a science-based materials discovery company, which uses high-throughput technologies, developed by Professors Mark Bradley, Brian Hayden and Mike Hursthouse and Dr Samuel Guerin from the University of Southampton's School of Chemistry.

Karus Therapeutics: finding a cure

1stNov 2013
"SETsquared's support and investor readiness programme had a tremendous impact on our ability to raise our investment in 2008. If we hadn't raised that money, the company would have disappeared."
Simon Kerry, CEO, Karus Therapeutics

Fast facts

  • Start date: 2005