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Chemistry Means Business

9 Jun 2017

Chemistry Means Business takes place next week in Manchester, just before PraxisUnico’s own annual conference in Sheffield (Weds-Fri). PraxisUnico members connect businesses with research and help to bring novel research to market and the Royal Society of Chemistry’s event is all about forging connections, future proofing businesses and cross sector collaborations.

Oxford University leads national effort to save WW1 memories

6 Jun 2017

Oxford University is launching a crowdfunding campaign for Lest We Forget (LWF), a project that will support local community endeavours to digitise memorabilia and personal accounts of World War One ahead of the 2018 centenary of Armistice Day.

EIC and Catapult launch action plan to unleash innovation in the energy sector

6 Jun 2017

Gas and electricity networks are adopting innovations from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into business as usual but there is still work to be done. This is one of the conclusions from the Energy Innovation Centre’s (EIC) and the Energy Systems Catapult’s latest research findings, launched today at Utility Week Live.

Global University Venturing awards celebrate excellence in Technology Transfer.

24 May 2017

PraxisUnico would like to congratulate Oxford University Innovation, which was named ‘Tech Transfer unit of the year’ in the annual GUVenturing awards ceremony in London last night (23rd May), and PraxisUnico Advocacy Committee member Tony Raven who was awarded a lifetime achievement award.

Summer Schools: The challenges, Values and Learning

22 May 2017

Kingston University is holding an event to highlight the challenges of summer school and how to overcome them to generate income for your university.

University of Exeter offering part time MSc in Data Science

22 May 2017

The University of Exeter is please to be offering a part time MSc Data Science course, starting in September.

PraxisUnico proud to be supporting UKSPA's annual conference

9 May 2017

PraxisUnico is delighted to be supporting the UK Science Park Association’s (UKSPA) annual conference in York this week (May 9th and 10th). Several PraxisUnico speakers will be addressing delegates as part of the ‘Innovation, Incubation and Science Parks’ stream.

Birmingham technology company expands into Far East

8 May 2017

A Birmingham tech company is expanding into the Far East with the opening of a Taiwanese subsidiary.

Finalists for The Impact Awards have been announced!

2 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that nine projects and five volunteers have been shortlisted in PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards for 2017.

Interface Multiparty Competition – collaborative partners wanted

28 Apr 2017

Interface are offering four groups of businesses which partner with academics for research and development projects a chance to share £30,000.

Haseltine Lake announces partnership with Worldwide Cancer Research

28 Apr 2017

Haseltine Lake, a European intellectual property firm, announces a charity support partnership with Worldwide Cancer Research.

ON Helix translational research conference

28 Apr 2017

ON Helix, brought to you by One Nucleus, is a translational research conference for everyone in the life science sector. It is being held on 12th July and includes a welcome reception and BioNewsRound Award.

First research programme to remove greenhouse gases launched in the UK

27 Apr 2017

The National Environment Research Council (NERC), Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are jointly funding the Greenhouse Gas Removal programme. The Met Office and Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) are also supporting.

Reactive Oxygen® research wins prestigious innovation award

25 Apr 2017

Scientists developing a powerful, new technology that could transform our ability to fight drug-resistant infections, reduce suffering and save lives have won a prestigious innovation award.

The NCRI Partnership launches new five-year strategy to accelerate progress in cancer research

25 Apr 2017

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) launches its new five-year strategy today (Tuesday) to accelerate progress in cancer research through collaboration.

BEIS to fund EV batteries and Robotic research

24 Apr 2017

The Autumn Statement outlined the development of the Industry Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) to support collaborations between business and the UK’s science base.

Funding for universities to deliver the industrial strategy

24 Apr 2017

HEFCE is launching the Connecting Capability fund (CCF). They are allocating £100 million of funding to support university collaborations in research commercialisation.

Cardiff-based Life Science company awarded funding from Finance Wales

21 Apr 2017

The Cardiff-based life science company, Cellesce, has been awarded funding by Finance wales to continue its organoid research and establish its growing team in the GE Innovation Village in Cardiff.

CRT Pioneer Fund, Cancer Research UK and NCI Collaborate to Boost Research Against the 'Undruggable' RAS

21 Apr 2017

Cancer Research UK and the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund (CPF)* have committed £2.5 million in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the US to tackle one of the toughest challenges in cancer that has thwarted researchers for more than 30 years.

UK Energy Innovation Awards 2017

19 Apr 2017

The awards aim to celebrate the 'unsung heroes' within the energy industry, who are breaking boundaries to bring benefits to customers, industry and the supply chain.