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Farewell 2014, hello REF, Science & Innovation Policy and annual reviews...

2 Dec 2019

The end of 2014 was busy for science and innovation policy watchers.

SETsquared TTOs design new ‘Team Approach to Tech Transfer’

2 Dec 2019

Sean Fielding, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer at Exeter University and PraxisUnico committee member, highlights how university TTOs are working with SETsquared on the iCURe project.

ESTABLISHING COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES WITH LONDON’S CREATIVE AND CULTURAL SMES

2 Dec 2019

Guest post by Evelyn Wilson, Head of Knowledge Exchange Programmes at Creativeworks London and Director of The Culture Capital Exchange.

Conference Report 2015: Successful engagement with SMEs - what’s the secret?

2 Dec 2019

Gerald Law, Chief Executive of the UK Innovation Forum and Conference Committee member, reports back from the SME engagement session.

Building Brazilian Bridges

2 Dec 2019

Nessa Carey, International Director at PraxisUnico recently met a number of delegations from Brazil  at the request of the FCO and IPO.

"The REF impact agenda builds the right incentives into the system" - a view from the REF Panel

2 Dec 2019

PraxisUnico board member and Director of Academic Liaison at GSK, Malcolm Skingle, describes his involvement in the REF assessment from his perspective as a user of university research outputs.

Malcolm runs a team in the UK and the US that negotiate and expedite research collaboration agreements with universities around the world on behalf of GSK scientists. He has worked at the interface between academe and industry for 20 years.

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

2 Dec 2019

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

Conference Report 2015: Funding – beyond grants, competitions and bootstrapping

2 Dec 2019

Neil Hayes RTTP, Commercial Manager, Research & Knowledge Transfer, University of Exeter, and member of PraxisUnico Advocacy Committee reports on a this session featuring speakers Brian McCaul, Director of Innovation, Queens University Belfast; Goncalo de Vasconcelos, Co-founder and CEO, SyndicateRoom and Dr Nicola Broughton, Investment Director, Mercia Technologies