14 Jun 2012
A PraxisUnico report reveals that despite the continuing difficult economic background the number of university spinouts has stayed constant over the past five years, also companies are surviving longer than before.
27 Apr 2012
HESA is presently undertaking a review of the HEBCIS data set. PraxisUnico has been asked to become a member of the Review Group alongside a handful of individual universities, TSB, Funding Councils, CBI, CIHE and Research Councils.
11 Apr 2012
PraxisUnico features in this article in the journal <em>Nature</em> about opportunities and paths for those seeking technology transfer roles.
11 Apr 2012
PraxisUnico attended this conference on 26-27 March 2012 as guests of the organisers to represent PraxisUnico members' interests and to facilitate partnering organisations in China.
11 Apr 2012
PraxisUnico partners - Young Company Finance (YCF) - is currently carrying out the research for the second Annual Report for the Survey. As many as possible of the (still trading) spinouts in the database have been contacted, and YCF will shortly be approaching all university TTOs with listings incorporating the latest updates which they can find. Please help ensure that the information is as up to date as possible by looking through the listings provided by YCF.
16 Mar 2012
This note is a summary of a recent meeting. It represents a personal summary of the event and should not be taken as an official record, which will be produced separately.
PraxisUnico, ARMA and AURIL issue joint statement supporting open-access publishing of research data
9 Mar 2012
The three associations issue a joint statement to support Open Access as a means of enabling wide access to research results.
2 Mar 2012
Douglas Robertson closing remarks from a successful event dedicated to Young & Emerging Healthcare Businesses on 1 March 2012.
21 Feb 2012
The Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE) & The UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~ IRC)
18 Jan 2012
Cambridge, UK, 18 January 2012 – PraxisUnico, the leading research commercialisation body, has joined forces with Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) - the UK’s first open innovation bioscience campus – and the Technology Strategy Board to deliver a seminar and networking forum to give aspiring entrepreneurs and young healthcare businesses an insight into how to start-up, fund and grow innovative new companies.
8 Jan 2012
A message from Dr Douglas Robertson to members rounding up 2012 and looking forward to 2013.
16 Dec 2011
This report considers 'How Freelancers and Technology-Savvy Start-Ups Are Driving Growth, Jobs and Innovation'.
9 Dec 2011
PraxisUnico responds to Department of Business Innovation and Skills, Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth
18 Nov 2011
PraxisUnico congratulates committee members.
4 Nov 2011
PraxisUnico warmly welcome new committee members to its Conference and Member Service Committees.
1 Nov 2011
The PraxisUnico Spinouts UK Survey second Quarterly Journal with a mix of news, facts, figures, and analysis of interest.
21 Oct 2011
As reported in the Cambridge News this week, Hermann Hauser has criticised Cambridge University for putting off would-be entrepreneurs because it wants to charge too much for the intellectual property rights on research. PraxisUnico comments.
21 Oct 2011
PraxisUnico became the lead partner in Young Company Finance's <em>Spinouts UK</em> project.
23 Sep 2011
Here’s a round-up of activities from PraxisUnico Board members over recent weeks.
21 Sep 2011
PraxisUnico submission to the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property has been published by the Dept of Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee
17 Aug 2011
The Government is committed to introducing a preferential regime for profits arising from patents, known as a Patent Box. This consultation builds on that initial review and provides a detailed explanation of how the Government proposes to implement the Patent Box, and seeks views on the proposed design of the regime.
16 Aug 2011
PraxisUnico responds to the Government's response to the Hargreaves review of Intellectual property (“Digital Opportunity: A review of intellectual property and growth”, May 2011) and the related publications from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on “the UK’s International Strategy for Intellectual property” and “UK IP Crime Strategy 2011”.
10 Jun 2011
Maggie Philbin revealed the winners at a glittering award ceremony in Glasgow on 10 June which recognises the impact of intellectual assets from research
26 May 2011
PraxisUnico responds to HEFCE annoucement of HEIF allocations
19 May 2011
Universities can now access a new tool to help develop and manage their intellectual assets. The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a strategy guide called Intellectual Asset Management for Universities
1 Mar 2011
PraxisUnico welcomes the Government’s initiative to extend the existing range of model research agreements to include agreements between companies, universities and the NHS.
28 Feb 2011
Material Transfer Agreement for use between two universities to facilitate routine transfer of materials between academic institutions.
15 Feb 2011
Nominations are invited for The Impact Awards, an award scheme designed to recognise and celebrate the success of knowledge transfer.
4 Feb 2011
PraxisUnico is authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) as a provider of continuing professional development courses (CPD) for solicitors.
19 Jan 2011
Phil Clare and Douglas Robertson met recently with Baroness Wilcox, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for BIS matters in the House of Lords.
20 Dec 2010
Today (20 December 2010), the Government has announced that the Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) will be maintained at current levels of £150 million per year from 2011 to 2015.
PraxisUnico:Leading research commercialisation body comments on Technology Innovation Centre inquiry
2 Dec 2010
PraxisUnico submits its response, on behalf of its members, to the inquiry by the Science and Technology Commons Select Committee on Technology Innovation Centres (TICs)
1 Dec 2010
Wellspring Worldwide announces the opening of an office in Chicago, Illinois.
4 Nov 2010
A new controller device that greatly improves the ease of use of 3D medical imaging workstations has been developed at the University of Cambridge & Addenbrooke's Hospital.
25 Oct 2010
Today, the Prime Minister announced in a speech to the CBI that more than £200m will be invested by the Government in a network of elite Technology and Innovation Centres to drive growth in the UK’s most high-tech industries.