New member welcome: Summer 2019

We are delighted to welcome our new members to the PraxisAuril network!

Five Eleven Innovation offers consultancy & Interim manager services to SMEs, University KE & TT offices and the College sector.  Working in partnership with our clients, our value proposition is "Innovation; Managed" - leveraging knowledge of the Innovation process, procedures, policies and the funding landscape to develop relationships that grow your business. 

The Management of Innovation, Knowledge and Enterprise is Five Eleven's core business; whether you are a University developing collaborative proposals or an IPR pipeline, a college engaging industry partners for skills development, a spinout/ startup seeking funding for that minimum viable product or an SME looking to identify, bid for and secure R&D / growth funding to scale up - Five Eleven may be able to support you.


GALVmed makes livestock vaccines, medicines and diagnostics accessible and affordable to the millions in developing countries for whom livestock is a lifeline. We harness the best available expertise and capabilities in academia, public research institutes and the commercial pharmaceutical sector to develop vaccines, medicines and diagnostics for the major livestock diseases impacting smallholders. 

Since its inception, GALVmed has worked on 13 priority diseases that have been identified as imposing severe constraints on small-scale agriculture in the developing world. In addition to these diseases GALVmed will continue to consider the inclusion of additional diseases based on evidence of need and the potential for benefitting smallholders. Our intention is to work on the development of 25 products and product related technologies (processes or platforms that will increase access to products). 


IN-PART is an online matchmaking platform that simplifies the initial connection between academia and industry.   

To help get innovation out of the lab and onto the market, universities and research institutes use IN-PART to strategically showcase their latest breakthroughs to R&D teams in over 5500 companies. Since it launched in January 2014, over 5000 new interactions have been initiated through the platform, resulting in new partnerships that range from grant funding for collaborative researchco-development projects and licensing agreements.

PraxisAuril recently published a blog from IN-PART's Communications Manager, in which they tackle the question: ‘Why (and how) should academics commercialise their research?


Ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500, Mathys & Squire LLP is one of Europe's most highly regarded intellectual property firms, providing patent, trade mark, design and litigation services across a range of fields from biotechnology, chemistry, life sciences and pharmacology to electronics, engineering & manufacturing, IT, software and communications. Founded in 1910, we have over 100 years of experience in the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property rights, leading the field with insight, innovation and quality to develop successful IP strategies and maximise IP protection.

We work with a range of University clieants and operate from seven offices around the UK: London, Brighton, Cambridge, Manchester, the Midlands, Oxford and York.  We also have offices in Luxembourg, Munich and Paris as well as a team based in China.

Founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has been at the forefront of healthcare education since its establishment in 1784. Today, we are an innovative, world-leading international health sciences education and research institution. 

We aim to improve human health through innovative translational medical research; to help achieve this we develop meaningful engagement and collaboration with industry and we also welcome partnerships with investors and entrepreneurs to support spin-out creation.


The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is a world-leading conservatoire of music, drama, dance, production and film located in Glasgow, Scotland.  The RCS Knowledge Exchange team takes the lead in the area of creative enterprise and works alongside colleagues across the institution to drive public engagement activity and aim to develop the Conservatoire’s relationship with the wider world.   It’s a new expression for an old idea: that the work and expertise of Conservatoire staff is there to be used, to have an impact, but also to be shaped by the needs and priorities of the diverse communities of which the Conservatoire is a part.  

We lead creative enterprise activity through facilitating access to specialist business support, introductions to new partners and connections to funding initiatives. The creative enterprise strand is a catalyst for new collaborations and business models and a driver of innovation in the creative economy. Public engagement is at the heart of our work and deeply embedded into the core mission of the Conservatoire. RCS is one of the busiest arts venues in Scotland with over 60,000 tickets sold per year and the KE team provides support for new forms of public engagement such as our popular talks series – Exchange Talks.

Within the Conservatoire, our KE activity includes a suite of services to staff, students and graduates to support them in the development of their projects, ideas, professional and business development goals.