Forthcoming events


New Venture Creation 1 (First steps towards spinouts and start-up companies) 10-11 September 2018
10-11 September 2018

This course covers the essentials of WHEN to start a new venture. This course is designed for knowledge transfer professionals with at least 12 months’ technology transfer experience gained in an academic, public sector research or NHS innovation environment. SPECIAL OFFER for those also attending New Venture Creation 2 this year.


Research Contracts 18-21 September 2018
18-21 September 2018

This course develops technical knowledge in confidently drafting, interpreting and amending research contracts, whilst building skills to foster strong relationships and consensus with stakeholders for long term impact.


Autumn Conference 2018
4-5 October 2018

Join your peers at the 2018 PraxisAuril autumn conference! Share knowledge, learn new skills, network with peers, and experience our most interactive conference yet.


Fundamentals of Technology Transfer 9-12 October 2018
9-12 October 2018

Our technology transfer training course covers the breadth of activities that technology transfer professionals encounter in their daily role, develop or refresh fundamental skills and knowledge to make you more effective at your job.


New Venture Creation 2 (Launching a spin-out company) 31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018
31 October 2018

This course covers the essentials of HOW to start a new venture. It will be of particular benefit to those who have either had direct experience of company formation already, or who have attended New Venture Creation 1 (WHEN to start a new venture).


Practical Licensing 13-16 November 2018
13-16 November 2018

Most technology transfer offices are not short of good technologies, they lack good licensees. The course follows the process through identifying potential licensees, persuading them that they want the technology and then concluding equitable and watertight deals with them.


Knowledge Exchange in the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts 10-12 December 2018
10-12 December 2018

Due to popular demand we are once again running this course with our partners from ASTP-Proton, this time in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria.