UK's best research

Identifying unique opportunities
from the best of UK science

Touchstone Innovations, part of IP Group plc, provides investors with an opportunity to gain exposure to the output of the best and most exciting research emanating from the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Oxford, London and Cambridge, including sourcing opportunities across all four of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.

The 'Golden Triangle' is an unrivalled cluster of outstanding academic research and technology businesses.

We are deeply embedded within this geography, which puts us at the heart of UK science, making connections between the research community and the commercial world. The UK as a whole is a research powerhouse and we believe the wealth of high-quality opportunities coming from this science cluster gives us access to the cream of UK research output.


Imperial College London, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford and University College London are the UK’s four leading research-intensive universities and are ranked as four of the top ten universities in the world (source: QS World University Rankings 2016/17).

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