Blog: KE Matters

A Thank You to our Volunteers

1 Dec 2021

An end of year message from Tim Fishlock, Head of Professional & Community Development

What does it take to run successful KTP partnerships?

11 Nov 2021

Rob Walker, Head of Business Engagement at University of Essex shares his 5 key tips

Accelerating SHAPE Commercialisation

27 Oct 2021

Guest Blog by Chris Fellingham, Licensing and Ventures Manager, Oxford University Innovation

As SHAPE (Social science, Humanities and the Arts for People and the Economy) commercialisation emerges, technology transfer offices will need to rethink how they approach commercialisation and move towards an entrepreneur rather than IP focused approach.

Converge: innovative solutions for a sustainable future

15 Oct 2021

Guest blog by Claudia Cavalluzzo, Director, Converge

At the end of last month, the 11th Converge programme – Scotland’s largest company creation programme for our academic community – came to an end and its best projects were awarded a total of £300,000 in prizes. The newly announced prize winners will be joining the ranks of a very esteemed group of successful entrepreneurs, many of whom have recently made the news. 

Development Update from Stuart Wilkinson

7 Oct 2021

Stuart Wilkinson, Chair of the PraxisAuril Professional Development Committee

“So can you write down a few thoughts about the year or so that has gone by from the Professional Development perspective?”  How do you capture all that has gone on in a year unlike any other?

Returning to an innovative working environment

4 Oct 2021

PraxisAuril member, Louise Hammond, Director of Operations at UCL Business (UCLB) describes how a planned move to a new location, coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, provided the opportunity for an innovative rethink on the way that UCLB works.