Why use Ploughshare?

Ploughshare’s goal is to give our clients competitive edge. Achieving this involves our people and ways of working as much as it does the technology we provide. The following four organisational values summarise our ethos:


Everything we do is focused on generating value and results for our customers. Our astute commercial approach and proactive management style enhance the unique technology solutions we deliver.


We predict and respond rapidly to the fast moving environment in which our clients operate. Creative, dynamic thinking ensures the flexibility and effectiveness of our service. Getting you to market more effectively and efficiently.


Our expertise and professionalism underpin client solutions that reduce risk and speed time to market. We provide leading edge, application focused technology, backed up with the assurance of advanced IP support and protection.


We’re knowledgeable, experienced and good to work with. Confidentiality and the ability to understand and respond quickly to our clients’ needs, contribute to positive client relationships.

Further licensing and funding opportunities

In addition to patents, other IP rights (software, trademarks, design rights and know-how) are all available for commercial licensing by Ploughshare.

Private venture capital finance is used by our spin-outs and we always welcome contact from any interested party looking to invest in technology commercialisation.