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Winners of the British Expertise International Awards 2018 have been announced

Congratulations to Public Health England (PHE)’s Business Development Team for winning the British Expertise International Awards 2018 under “international healthcare project” category for “Fast-track global collaborations to conquer emergencies such as Ebola and Zika”. 

PHE’s Senior Business Development Manager Professor Seshadri Vasan collected the award on his team’s behalf from HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO. It is worth noting that this team also received the 2015 RCUK-PraxisAuril Impact Awards for “contribution to society” for their Ebola response.

University of Birmingham to lead Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator (MICRA)

 
The University of Birmingham is to lead a connected system of incubators and accelerators that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands region, following a £5 million award announced today by Research England.
The award will establish MICRA as the largest formal technology transfer collaboration in the UK, providing a single gateway to the collective intellectual property (IP) resources from the eight Midlands Innovation universities - Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick.  
 

Joint Oxford University Innovation and Imperial Innovations Internship

 

The Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to work with two world-class Technology Transfer Offices on a joint internship program and springboard your career into the world of Technology Transfer. Working for six months in Oxford at Oxford University Innovation and in London at Imperial Innovations you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to work alongside talented and experienced professionals on the following topics:

Brainomix Secures £7m ($9.8m) Investment to Tackle Strokes with AI

 

Brainomix builds on partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim for AI-assisted fast treatment of stroke victims in latest venture round.

Brainomix, a medical imaging company using artificial intelligence (AI) for the fast diagnosis and treatment of stroke victims, has attracted £7m ($9.8m) of investment to bring its software to the global healthcare market.

RSE BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships

 
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is currently seeking proposals to the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship scheme which supports researchers who wish to play a key role in the commercialisation of their research. 
 
RSE Enterprise Fellowships provide a salary, mentoring and formal business training, allowing the Enterprise Fellow to focus solely on developing their business over a 12-month period. 

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 winners announced

Congratulations to all the winners at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 for their great performance and outstanding innovations - a special congratulations to our PraxisAuril members: University of Dundee, Queen Margaret University and Edinburgh Napier University.

Click here to find out more about the winners of this year’s Knowledge Exchange Awards.

We are always looking forward to hearing about your KE successes! 

 

 

SETsquared partnership ranked as the world’s top business incubator

 
The SETsquared partnership has been ranked as the world’s leading business incubator for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs.  
 
The announcement was made at the World Incubation Summit in Toronto, Canada. This confirmed SETsquared’s pre-eminence as ‘number one’ in its field, having maintained its world-leading position since 2015.