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.
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?
4 Oct 2021
6 Sep 2021
Funded by Innovate UK, SETsquared - along with partners North by North West partners (NXNW) and Midlands - has been running the Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) for 7 years now. Over that time, we’ve supported 400+ teams with commercially promising research to explore whether there is a market for their innovation.
1 Sep 2021
In the final weeks before the new academic year starts, and with the last wisps of summer left to enjoy, we’ve collated some fantastic Knowledge Exchange books for you in celebration of this years Read a Book Day!
17 Mar 2021
Claudia Cavalluzzo, Director, Converge Scotland’s world-beating universities remain a hotbed of new, innovative ideas and inventions. However, taking a bright idea from academia and turning it into a successful, profitable business is no mean feat. It takes courage, acumen and a lot of support. And no one can do this alone.