Welcome to the third full year of the delivery phase of UCL’s enterprise strategy. As anticipated, our community continues to strive for excellence and that approach and commitment is clearly working. From working with corporations to assisting student entrepreneurs and spinning out research, We hope that you will enjoy reading about all our enterprise activities from across the university in this Annual Review for 2013/2014.
Professor Stephen Caddick
Vice-Provost (Enterprise and London)
People, Not Technology are the Heart of London's Tech City
1 November 2012
By Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL
It's a rare thing to hear a resounding success story for UK Plc nowadays. Yet Tech City, the Government's anointed digital and media hub in East London, is just that.
Over the weekend, one of the Prime Minister's closest advisers, Rohan Silva, was talking up the initiative and this, combined with the appointment of Facebook's Joanna Shields - as the new Chief Executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation - was music to my ears.