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Tech City UK and UCL launch the Digital Business Academy

UCL and Tech City UK is launching the Digital Business Academy, the world’s first government-supported online learning platform to provide digital and business skills for anyone aspiring to start, grow or join a digital business. The programme is open to all UK residents and requires no pre-qualification.
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First patient dosed in trial of novel T-cell therapy for leukaemia Milestone for Cell Therapy Catapult, UCL Business & Imperial Innovations partnership

The first acute myeloid leukaemia patient has been dosed in a Phase I/ll cell therapy trial1 being undertaken by Catapult Therapy TCR Ltd, a partnership established in July 2014 to accelerate development of a novel T cell receptor (TCR) therapy. The trial is expected to involve five centres in the UK, and is to assess the safety and efficacy of the therapy, which targets diseases associated with overexpression of the WT1 antigen. Catapult Therapy TCR Ltd is an innovative partnership between the Cell Therapy Catapult, which is focused on the development of the UK cell therapy industry to increase the nation’s health and wealth, UCL Business (UCLB) and Imperial Innovations. More...

UCL startup wins ‘Smart Cities’ pitch in Singapore

BaseStone, a UCL startup established by Alex Siljanovski – a graduate of UCL’s MSc Technology Entrepreneurship programme – has won the ‘Smart Cities’ pitch competition whilst on a market visit to Singapore organised by the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).  More...

UCL launches new crowdfunding platform

UCL is preparing to launch its own crowd-funding platform called Hubbub. More...

UCL partners with culture, research and media organisations to launch the Knowledge Quarter

UCL has partnered with 34 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations based in Kings Cross, Euston and Bloomsbury to form the Knowledge Quarter, launched by the Chancellor George Osborne today at the British Library. More...

UCL-supported new interactive menswear concept shop opens in Seven Dials

Dandy Lab, a contemporary menswear pop-up concept shop sponsored by UCL, has opened its doors at No. 9 Earlham Street in Covent Garden today.
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