29 Aug 2017
AESIS is holding a two-day international conference on how social sciences and humanities can address societal challenges and optimise societal well-being. The conference is taking place on the 20 - 21 September 2017 in Cardiff, UK.
23 Aug 2017
A clinical trial to test a new cancer drug in patients with advanced solid tumours, launches in four centres across the UK today (Wednesday), through Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development.
21 Aug 2017
We strive at APHA Scientific to offer you the best value to our customers. Which is why we have reduced the cost of our Avian Reagents, by 30%.
Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University extend successful multi-project drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals
21 Aug 2017
Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University have recently announced a three year extension to their major strategic drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics.
10 Aug 2017
An experimental immuno-oncology treatment will move into early phase clinical trials for patients with advanced solid tumours, including lung cancers, under a collaboration agreement between Cancer Research UK and Biotecnol Limited.
9 Aug 2017
In late 2016, HEFCE invited long-term strategies from higher education institutions (HEIs) in receipt of a 2016-17 Higher Education Innovation Fund allocation to submit five-year knowledge exchange (KE) strategies, as the basis for release of future allocations. HEFCE commissioned researchers RSM PACEC to assess and provide advice to HEFCE on the strategies, and to produce an overview report.
8 Aug 2017
The NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) will hold its third focused Brain Injury Technologies Think (BITT) tank on ‘Paediatric Neurorehabilitation’ on Tuesday 17th October 2017 in London (venue to be confirmed).
8 Aug 2017
Open and collaborative scientific research is vital to the discovery and translation of new knowledge into products and services that benefit society.
2 Aug 2017
Do you want to learn how to effectively utilise Linkedin, add value to your online community, and create stronger tangible relationships?
26 Jul 2017
PraxisUnico/AURIL welcome the publication of ‘Transforming UK Translation’ by The Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust; the ambition it sets out to create a ‘vibrant translation system’ and the broad definition of translation used to cover a range of outputs and activities. We are particularly pleased to see the recognition it gives to the role of TTOs and their role in supporting research translation. The UK operates at world class standard in technology transfer practice in an environment that supports continuous improvement of standards of practice.
20 Jul 2017
HEFCE has confirmed details of the £40 million per annum HEIF 'uplift' announced as part of the government's R&D investment to support its industrial strategy.
11 Jul 2017
University-business collaboration has been given a boost this week with the announcements by HEFCE of a HEIF 'uplift' for English universities and awards of £177 million through the UK Research Investment Partnership Fund (UKRIPF).
10 Jul 2017
The announcement that Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to evaluate the possibilities of converting Vattenfall’s gas power plant, Magnum, in the Netherlands, into a hydrogen-powered plant marks an interesting new development in carbon capture and storage for Norway and the Netherlands.
7 Jul 2017
This feature presents some of the most disruptive innovations published in the second quarter of 2017, by universities actively looking to find external collaboration partners through IN-PART. From monitoring plastic pollution in the oceans, to relieving pain in virtual reality, and inducing rainfall with lasers, the creativity of scientific research is inspiring.
3 Jul 2017
CANCER RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY (CRT) has signed a further deal with Merck, a leading science and technology company, to discover new cancer drugs targeting the Hippo pathway, on 29th June.
30 Jun 2017
The University of Cambridge are delighted to announce the following winners of the Seedcorn Funding Competition 2016/2017:
29 Jun 2017
Zegami, an Oxford University analytics spinout company focused on image management, has raised £2.3m in Series A funding to develop its image search and analytics platform for the cloud and take its technology to the consumer market.
22 Jun 2017
PraxisUnico and JUSIRUI Management Consulting announce international strategic relationship to deliver outstanding training to Chinese professionals working in the fields of technology transfer, knowledge exchange and commercialisation.
22 Jun 2017
LAB282, the drug discovery partnership for Oxford University, has made its second round of awards to support promising life sciences ideas with market potential emerging from the University.
21 Jun 2017
Innovation China UK Programme Office (ICUK) based at Queen Mary Innovation Ltd. is seeking mission participants from two UK companies and one academic institute in the field of sensor and sensing technology to join the UK-China Innovation Partnering Mission in Shanghai between 10th and 13th September 2017. This mission will be largely funded by the FCO Global Partnership Fund. HEI spin-outs and commercial partners are welcome to apply.
19 Jun 2017
Are you free on 28 June 2017? To be held in London, our annual Innovation Masterclass event will bring together experts in the management of innovation for a full day of thought leadership, insights, sharing and networking.
16 Jun 2017
The winners of the Impact Awards for Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) professionals, organised by PraxisUnico and supported by Research Councils UK (RCUK), were announced last night at a black-tie ceremony in Cutlers Hall, Sheffield, in front of over 250 invited guests from universities, research institutes, industry and government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 May 2017
The University of Exeter is please to be offering a part time MSc Data Science course, starting in September.
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.
8 May 2017
A Birmingham tech company is expanding into the Far East with the opening of a Taiwanese subsidiary.
2 May 2017
We are pleased to announce that nine projects and five volunteers have been shortlisted in PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards for 2017.
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.
28 Apr 2017
Haseltine Lake, a European intellectual property firm, announces a charity support partnership with Worldwide Cancer Research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.