ICEIRD Celebrates 10th anniversary

16 Dec 2016

The ICEIRD series of conferences pioneered the concept of regional development. Starting ten years ago with the core aim of introducing the concept of regional development in South East Europe, ICEIRD managed on a yearly basis to integrate key global trends of regional development and trigger co-creations among the actors and institutions involved.

PraxisUnico gives evidence at House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee Inquiry: ‘Managing IP and Technology Transfer’

11 Nov 2016

Last week Dr Phil Clare appeared in front of the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee as one of the first witnesses for the Inquiry ‘Managing IP and Technology Transfer’. Phil represented PraxisUnico and AURIL members in his capacity as Chair of PraxisUnico’s Advocacy Committee.

How to Engage Industry with Academic Innovation: Guest Post

9 Nov 2016

Engaging industry with content – written, audio and visual - for the purposes of knowledge exchange or research commercialisation, is a key activity for all tech-transfer departments. Approaches for engagement are varied, and the most longstanding technique of face-to-face meetings naturally works best.

Get Discovered!

2 Aug 2016

 5 top tips to ensure your technologies available for licence are reaching the widest possible audience, from PraxisUnico member Lucy Mullins of TekCapital plc.

Implications of Brexit for IP

30 Jun 2016

The internet is not short of either opinion or speculation when it comes to Brexit. Many of our service provider members have published opinion or guidance on the implications as they see it for IP and other legal services following the UK's decision to exit the EU. 

Join Impact Award winners at the PraxisUnico Conference 2016

14 Jun 2016

 The 2015 winners are joining us at the PraxisUnico Conference 2016 alongside Research Councils UK to provide an update on their work and share best practice during a parallel session.


How the IP system is supporting technology and innovation businesses

22 Apr 2016

In celebration of World IP Day on 26th April, Lesley Evans, Chief Executive of major European intellectual property firm, Haseltine Lake, reflects on how global IP systems are supporting and encouraging innovation.


The Research Impact Handbook by Mark Reed - Review

15 Apr 2016

This new book aims to help researchers and stakeholders embed impact into research from the early stages, leading to better and more effective results. 

Trunki Sunk in Design Rights Slam Dunk

7 Apr 2016

The long-running Trunki design litigation finally came to a close – some Fundamentals of Technology Transfer delegates may remember this case featuring in the Design Rights section of that course. And the verdict? Trunki lost. Michael Conway, Associate at HaseltineLake sums up what led to that decision (originally published on the HaseltineLake blog, republished with consent)


Event: For Technology Transfer Professionals with Appleyard Lees

13 Jan 2016

Appleyard Lees would like to invite technology transfer professionals to join us at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) to consider some of the key issues relevant to those working in this sector.