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KEC supports success for University of Leicester's ASDEC

14 Oct 2015

The University of Leicester’s Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC) project was recently crowned Overall Winner at the Impact Awards for Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation (KEC). 

Why are universities increasingly taking a more market-led approach to their core business?

13 Oct 2015

According to a new study, universities from all mission groups are interested in adopting a more market-led approach to managing the core business of taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. What’s driving this change and what are the potential benefits?

Update: Training in Shanghai

1 Oct 2015

Nessa Carey and Rowan Gardner (Biolauncher CEO and successful serial entrepreneur) travelled to Shanghai in September to deliver the second training block for a cohort of Chinese professionals.

Unlocking and Sustaining Value through Strategic University-Industry Partnerships

30 Sep 2015

Guest blog by Tomas Coates Ulrichsen discussing the impact of strategic university-industry partnerships

Findings from inovia's 2015 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator report

24 Sep 2015

Guest blog from Ginny Riemer discussing inovia's recently published annual IP benchmark report,The 2015 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator.

Helping researchers break into SBRI calls

23 Sep 2015

Guest blog by Dr. Tristram Riley-Smith from the RCUK Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS).

Event Report: Funding – beyond grants, competitions and bootstrapping

10 Sep 2015

A write up from Jeff Skinner of the panel Funding - beyond grants, competitions and bootstrapping from the PraxisUnico 2015 Conference in Dublin

The Science Industry Partnership – One Year On

8 Sep 2015

Malcolm Skingle, Director, GSK, Chair of the SIP Board and PraxisUnico Board member reflects on a successful first year for the Science Industry Partnership (SIP)

Biotech YES! Let the challenge commence...

20 Aug 2015

Guest post from Caroline Wood, a PhD student in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield. This blog post was originally published on Caroline's blog, Science as a Destiny. Photographs courtesy of Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship). 

 

Event Report: Training in Shanghai

7 Aug 2015

Nessa Carey and Phil Clare (University of Oxford) travelled to Shanghai in July to deliver the first training block for a cohort of Chinese professionals, in a new programme which will see PraxisUnico deliver an entire curriculum over the course of a year.  The group of 20 trainees includes IP lawyers, patent agents, university and private sector KEC specialists and representatives from science parks and incubators.