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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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30 October 2011: IP boost for students

Tim Barnes, Executive Director of UCL Advances, praises universities who are fostering a new generation of entrepreneurs by giving students full rights to their research's intellectual property (IP).
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21 October 2011: UCL Guest Lecture Series: Scott Allison, CEO, Teamly.com

Scott Allison is a busy man. He has just launched Teamly.com, his latest business, he sits on the board of The Entrepreneurial Exchange and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. This guest lecture series started fifteen minutes earlier than usual because straight after UCL, Scott Allison was expected at Buckingham Palace for a meeting with the Queen. More...

20 October 2011: Call for Knowledge Transfer & Enterprise Champions for 2012 - Deadline extended

UCL Enterprise is looking to appoint up to 20 “Champions” for Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise from our academic staff for the 2012 calendar year.
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18 October 2011: UCL toasts the best and brightest of its student/business collaborations

It started as an idea picked up at a conference in the US. Two years later, around 400 students and academics from UCL and London Business School are or have been involved in a variety of projects for more than 100 SMEs across 30 different industries under the auspices of UCL Advances’ HELO (Higher Education London Outreach) programme. To date over 150 businesses have signed up to the HELO programme. More...

18 October 2011: It's education, education, education in the latest round of Shell LiveWIRE monthly awards.

Two UCL student businesses have recently taken a step closer to winning the title of Young Entrepreneur of the Year and prize money of £10,000 in the 2011 Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards finals. More...

11 October 2011: Cella Energy opens new facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Cella Energy Ltd is to set up a new facility at NASA's iconic Kennedy Space Center (NASA KSC) as a result of a $2.5million investment led by Space Florida.
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10 October 2011: This season’s Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series started off with Charles Armstrong, founder and CEO of Trampoline Systems LTD.

After studying Social and Political Sciences at Cambridge, Charles was mentored by one of Britain’s greatest architects, Lord Young of Dartington.
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