Harnessing innovation for a better world
Your gateway to a portfolio of world-class technologies
Ploughshare Innovations uniquely has access to innovations created by the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and by leading scientists and engineers across the UK Ministry of Defence.
Gain a commercial advantage with our patents, software, and know-how in a wide range of technologies and sectors.Find out more
Be part of the next transformational high-technology spin-out and benefit from de-risked, UK government supported, developments.Find out more
125+ Technologies Licensed
From life sciences and materials to software and sensors, we have expertise in licensing a range of technologies to industry.
Our licensees and spin-outs have created more than 580 jobs.
Low Risk Innovations
Our government-backed technologies offer a low-risk and quicker time-to-market for your next product development.
£220M in Exports
Our licences have collectively benefitted from more than £220M in exports, improving their bottom line and value.
A number of primes and SMEs have benefitted from our technologies, including Thales, Honeywell, and QinetiQ.
News, Case Studies and Events
VIRUSEND™ ‘Military-grade’ Spray to Fight COVID-19 Available in the Shops
News|17 December 2020
Ploughshare Innovations is proud to be part of the team that has enabled a ‘military-grade’ disinfectant spray to fight coronavirus to be made available to the public.Read more
A novel approach to data mining that reveals new insights by using the human ability to make unconscious and instinctive connections.Read more
Ploughshare Funds Predictive Sepsis Test to Save Lives of COVID-19 Patients
News|23 June 2020
£200k of initial seed funding has been awarded to Presymptom Health.Read more