bio-bean, a clean technology company co-founded by Arthur Kay while a student at UCL, has won the Virgin Media Business Voom 2016 award after pitching to Sir Richard Branson and his judging panel in a competition with a £1 million prize fund.
Publication date: 1 July 2016
Eisai and UCL Reach First Scientific Milestone in Neurodegenerative Disease Drug Discovery and Development Collaboration
Validation of a novel therapeutic concept marks a first step towards a new therapy for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Publication date: 27 June 2016
The UCL Technology Fund (‘UCLTF’), which is dedicated to investing in intellectual property commercialisation opportunities arising from UCL’s world-class research base, has announced an investment of up to £1m in biopharmaceutical company, Freeline Therapeutics (‘Freeline’).
Publication date: 22 June 2016
UCL postgraduate student Ying Lia Li (Lia) was one of five young scientists selected from applicants worldwide to present their projects at the recent Nature/Entrepreneur First Innovation Forum in Quantum Technologies.
Publication date: 22 June 2016
This year’s Enterprise Strand of the Global Citizenship Programme saw more than 100 UCL students tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges – youth unemployment, rapidly aging population, climate change, access to clean water and obesity.
Publication date: 20 June 2016
10 June 2016
Seven science and engineering-based projects involving UCL academics have been awarded funding with a total value of £225,493 under the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account’s Knowledge Exchange and Innovation (KE&I) scheme.
Publication date: 9 June 2016
Pioneering research into cancer treatment conducted by a clinical haematologist at UCL has been recognised by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Publication date: 20 May 2016
UCL is pleased
to announce the launch of the George Farha New Venture Awards to
support promising student start-up businesses.
Publication date: 6 May 2016
UCL Entrepreneurs have won the “Best Enterprise Society” in the UK award in a competition run by student enterprise organisation NACUE (National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs), beating eight finalists from other universities.
Publication date: 27 April 2016
Autolus Limited, a biopharmaceutical spin-out from UCL Business,
announced today that it has raised £40 million of new capital. Autolus
focuses on the development and commercialisation of next-generation
engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours.
Publication date: 3 March 2016
UCL has been hailed as a “shining example” for supporting student entrepreneurs by the Guardian in an article about whether universities are doing enough to help students start new businesses.
Publication date: 2 March 2016
UCL and New Giza University have launched an academic collaboration to support colleagues from the NGU Faculty of Health Sciences to develop and deliver high quality undergraduate medicine, dentistry and pharmacy programmes in the Cairo region.
Publication date: 9 February 2016
Two UCL graduates – Marcin Piatkowski and Arthur Kay – are featured in the business publication Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list of the brightest entrepreneurial and management talent looking to bring new ideas to market.
Publication date: 8 February 2016
Designed by entrepreneurs, the Government, universities and UK leading corporates, Growth Builder is now open for applications.
Publication date: 3 February 2016
Twin entrepreneurs are set to conquer America with
their range of natural mixers after winning a deal with retail giant
Publication date: 6 January 2016
Publication date: 23 December 2015
Timothy Barnes, Director of UCL Advances, announces the seven nominees for the first UCL/Business Reporter Medal for Entrepreneurship.
Publication date: 16 December 2015
The Small Business Charter, an award bringing together world-class business schools and their parent institutions with the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) community across the UK, is pleased to announce that UCL (University College London) has been granted a Gold Award after a rigorous assessment.
Publication date: 8 December 2015
UCL is working with Vodafone to design, develop and deliver a specialised, professionally-orientated education programme. As part of Vodafone's Academy for Governance and Policy the programme aims to equip those in developing countries with education and qualifications to help raise industry standards in various regulated markets.
Publication date: 23 November 2015
New research led by UCL for the Cities Changing Diabetes partnership shows socio-cultural factors including time pressure, commuting time and where you live play significant roles in diabetes vulnerability.
Publication date: 16 November 2015
UCL scientist wins £1.87m grant to investigate challenges posed by autonomous cars together with a team of engineers from Cranfield University
Professor Nilli Lavie from UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience teamed up with engineering experts from Cranfield University and their interdisciplinary project was awarded a £1.87 million grant to research into some of the challenges posed by autonomous cars. The team was one of five research projects that will take part in a new £11 million research programme to develop fully autonomous vehicles, jointly funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Jaguar Land Rover.
Publication date: 29 October 2015
UCL and Takeda Announce a New Research Partnership to Identify Novel Therapeutic Targets for Neurodegenerative Diseases
UCL (University College London) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced a new research collaboration to identify and validate novel target genes for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease.
Publication date: 14 October 2015