Blog

23 Sep 2015

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

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

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)

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). 

 

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. 

23 Jul 2015

PraxisUnico's Policy Officer, Tamsin Mann, reviews recent releases and reports from Government affecting our sector.

16 Jul 2015

Guest post from Dr John Conti-Ramsden, Director of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC).

These days, there is a common misconception that the UK has moved away from its manufacturing roots, but for myself and the team at the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. 

15 Jul 2015

Chris Blincoe of the University of East Anglia attended the The Culture Capital Exchange's (TCCE) annual conference on behalf of PraxisUnico.

TCCE is a company promoting the exchange of universities' knowledge and expertise with London’s cultural and creative sectors. On 15th July 2015 I attended their Annual Conference at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama as a Praxis Unico representative.

15 Jul 2015

PraxisUnico Events Manager, Lisa Newman reports on insights gained at The Meetings Show.

Now in its third year, The Meetings Show, is proving to be a must attend event for all event professionals. Offering a focused education programme, it provides a rare opportunity to hear first hand about the latest technology and best practice in the events sector.

14 Jul 2015

Sean Fielding RTTP, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Exeter and PraxisUnico Board member, reports from the session he chaired featuring speakers Amy Neale of NDRC, Simon Bond of SETsquared, and Jon Bradford of Techstars London.

This session was a provocative look at whether knowledge transfer professionals are taking full advantage of business incubation and science parks. Each speaker described their approach to making ventures happen, with a contrasting range of opinions discussed.