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Conference Report 2015: Soft IP

30 Jun 2015

A report from the parallel session on Soft IP delivered by Sue Ratcliffe, IP Counsel, Swansea University, and PraxisUnico Conference Committee member; Naomi Jacobs, Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University, and Mike Butler, Director of the Aston Centre for People and Organisations (ACPO), and Founder and Director of The TRANSFORMATION Project, Aston Business School.

Conference report 2015: Losing the Patent Obsession

30 Jun 2015

Sue Ratcliffe, IP Counsel, Swansea University and PraxisUnico Conference Committee member, reports on a topical session chaired by Sue Sundstrom, RTTP, Head of Technology Transfer, Bristol University and PraxisUnico Training Committee Member.

Conference Report 2015: Topical issues - Marketing

24 Jun 2015

Tricia Latter, Head of RVC Enterprise at Royal Veterinary College and member of the PraxisUnico Board (pictured) reports back on this session led by Jane Muir, RTTP, Associate Director, University of Florida and Immediate Past President, AUTM and facilitated by Iain Thomas, Head of Life Sciences, Cambridge Enterprise.

Conference Report 2015 - IBM Site Visit

24 Jun 2015

Dr Karen Lewis, Associate Director, Innovation, BBSRC,  and member of PraxisUnico's Board and Conference Committee (pictured) reports back from the IBM site visit, hosted by Noel Crawford, Ireland – IBM Innovation Centre & ISV Developer Relation Manager.

Conference 2015: "Dealing with the Press" workshop report

24 Jun 2015

David Secher, past Chairman, Patron and co-founder of PraxisUnico, reports from the workshop chaired by Adam Stoten of Isis Innovation which featured a panel including Tony Hickson, Imperial Innovations; Michael Whelan, UCD; and Adam Smith, Senior Reporter, Research Fortnight.

Conference 2015 Report: What can government do to support technology transfer and innovation?

19 Jun 2015

Dr Karen Lewis, Associate Director, Innovation, BBSRC,  and member of PraxisUnico's Board and Conference Committee (pictured) reports on this session which provided an opportunity to explore the various approaches taken by Governments (in the UK and internationally) to support innovation and deliver economic and societal benefit from publicly funded research.

Conference 2015 Report: Removing the centrepieces

19 Jun 2015

Mike Bath, Technology Transfer Manager, Physical Sciences, Durham University and PraxisUnico Board and Conference Committee member (pictured) reports on the talk by Prof John Mullins, London Business School.

Conference 2015 Report: What is best – mediation, arbitration or the courts?

19 Jun 2015

Dr Joanna Thurston, Withers & Rogers LLP and member of PraxisUnico Conference Committee (pictured) reports back from the PraxisUnico Conference 2015.

Conference 2015 Report: Translation, transfer or transformation: how science makes money

18 Jun 2015

Adam Stoten, Head of Technology Transfer, Life Sciences at Isis Innovation and member of PraxisUnico Conference Committee  (pictured) reports on a talk delivered by Dr David Bott, Principal Fellow, Warwick Manufacturing Group.

Conference 2015 Report: Why are there so many reviews of university-business interaction?

18 Jun 2015

A report by Tamsin Mann, Policy Officer at PraxisUnico, of the talk given by Professor Graeme Reid,  Professor of Science and Research Policy, University College London, at the PraxisUnico Conference 2015.