Meet our spin-outs and licensees

We connect organisations across public and private sectors, identifying opportunities for business growth across multiple sectors and technology disciplines.

Ploughshare has created 17 spin-out companies with wide-ranging impact, including Defence advantage, protection and security, health and wellbeing, operational efficiencies, and more.

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Clearwater Hydroacoustics

Clearwater Hydroacoustics was set up in July 2019 to take over the technology of a previous sp...
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presymptom health

Presymptom

Founded as a spinout company in 2019, the technology was originally developed by the Defence S...
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P2i

P2i Ltd was the first spin-out of the DSTL in 2005. P2i’s technology is a novel plasma-surface...
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Claresys

Claresys Ltd was established in 2008 to exploit patented technology which introduced completel...
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Esroe

Esroe

ESROE is a specialist in advanced products for the identification and tracking of radar and ot...
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sentinel photonics

Sentinal Photonics

A UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) spin-out company manufacturing state-of-the-art laser detection...
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thor industries

Thor Industries

Thor Industries Ltd is a specialist engineering company based near Salisbury, Wiltshire....
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riskaware

Riskaware (HASP)

Riskaware is a leading incident modelling solutions provider.
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l3 harris

L3 Harris ASV

An American technology company, defence contractor, and information technology services provid...
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detection tek

DetectionTek

DetectionTek, LLC is a technology company located in Boulder, CO. The company was founded in 2...
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jcs nuclear solutions

JCS Nuclear Solutions

JCS has manufactured radiological instrumentation for over 40 years. They are proud of the pro...
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trimax technologies

Trimax

Trimax offer highly specialised, user-focussed equipment and bespoke training to worldwide Def...
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apmg internatiol

APMG International

APMG (APM Group) International certifications are used by 80% of the FTSE 100 and 33% of the S...
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foster + freeman

Foster + Freeman

Foster + Freeman are world-leaders in fingerprint visualisation, who have been at the forefron...
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amsafe bridport

Amsafe Bridport

Problem solvers and solution providers, designing and manufacturing engineered textile solutio...