19 Oct 2010
The Guardian reports that the science budget will be spared major cuts in tomorrow's spending review as the government looks to limit the damage to Britain's research and innovation base.
19 Oct 2010
Today, the government announced its four-year Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in which science and research is protected and reforms for HEIF promised.
14 Oct 2010
Funding for education and innovation will receive a significant boost from a targeted GBP 500m financing package to three UK banks from the European Investment Bank, the European Union's long-term lending institution.
13 Oct 2010
David Willetts addresses delegates at Innovate 10 conference.
4 Oct 2010
The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) welcomes a new report that concludes that technology transfer process is more effective.
17 Sep 2010
This guide is designed to help CBI members who are interested in establishing or building collaborative relationships with universities for their research and innovation work.
31 Aug 2010
This study concludes that businesses and universities do, and should continue to, work together.
16 Jul 2010
The Royal Society has written to the Government to make the case for investment rather than cuts to science funding in the next CSR.
9 Jul 2010
In his first major speech, David Willetts, Universities and Science highlights science as driver in rebalancing the UK economy.
9 Jul 2010
HEFCE welcomes today's announcement by David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, which confirms the timetable for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
5 Jul 2010
PraxisUnico members are automatically eligible to apply for Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) status through Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP)
14 Jun 2010
HE-BCI report has been published.
10 Jun 2010
Lambert tool-kit for collaborative research moves to Intellectual Property Office website
27 May 2010
A new international alliance for technology transfer professionals called ATTP launched on May 27, 2010, at the 10th annual conference of the association of European Science & Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP) in Paris, France.
24 May 2010
BIS is protecting spending on Research, Innovation, Business and Enterprise and student numbers in Higher Education, which will see an increase of 10,000 places
20 May 2010
New CIHE report about the impact of research and business collaborations
20 May 2010
David Willetts delivers his first keynote speech as Minister for Universities and Science
19 Apr 2010
"Current and Emerging Intellectual Property Issues for Business: A Roadmap for Business and PolicyMakers" now available
18 Mar 2010
The Impact Awards which recognise and celebrate the success of knowledge transfer are open for entries.
31 Dec 2009
We are delighted to announce that Dr Alison Campbell, Managing Director of King's College London Business Ltd, PraxisUnico Trustee and Chair of its Training Committee was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to Knowledge Transfer in the New Year Honours list.
1 Dec 2009
Research Fortnight's report on the debate on the future of UK research
22 Oct 2009
Experts from industry and academia are being invited to provide ground-breaking innovations
30 Jul 2009
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between representative technology transfer associations, Unico (UK) and FORTEC (Brazil) will support UK and Brazilian universities in their drive to commercialise innovations.
21 Jul 2009
Unico and Praxis announce that they will merge into a single charity, following an overwhelming majority vote.
9 Jun 2009
The Charity Commission publishes new guidance explaining how the requirements of charity law apply to research carried out by Universities and other Higher Education Institutions, particularly research conducted in partnership with non-charitable organisations.
1 Jun 2009
A wearable radar-on-a-chip tracking device with many safety applications, solar-powered equipment to generate clean water and electricity, and a self-sterilising catheter are among a raft of innovations expected to emerge from a new initiative using designers to help speed up the commercialisation of new technologies from some of the UK’s leading universities.
1 Apr 2009
Nominations are invited for The Impact Awards, a new award scheme designed to recognise and celebrate the success of knowledge transfer.
9 Mar 2009
A new report has revealed that the UK is world-leading in measuring knowledge transfer activities.
25 Feb 2009
Lita Nelsen, co-founder of Praxis, receives the MBE for her services to innovation and technology/knowledge transfer
21 Apr 2007
David Secher, Chief Executive of N8, granted the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion 2007.