Rob Walker, Head of Business Engagement at University of Essex shares his 5 key tips
At Essex, we’re number one in the UK for the number of active Innovate UK funded Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) with 40 currently up and running, worth over £10m.
We topped the table for the first time in October 2021, the culmination of several years of hard work from many across the University including our academics, Business Engagement team and professional service teams.
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.
Guest blog by Claudia Cavalluzzo, Director of 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.