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London's universities say ‘OpenSME’ to new support for capital's small businesses

A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.

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29 October 2013: UCL delegation in Kansas to launch GCEC 2014

A team from UCL has flown into the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres 2013 conference in Kansas to launch UCL’s plans around hosting the conference in London in 2014. More...

29 October 2013: UCL graduate raises £180,000 from Crowdcube for new electric folding bike

UCL graduate Marcin Piatkowski has raised £180,000 of investment for his new folding electric bike design, Jive Bike. More...

29 October 2013: UCL becomes Clinton Global Initiative University

UCL has joined the ranks of leading international universities who are part of the Clinton Global Initiative University. More...

25 October 2013: UCL welcomes first Technology Entrepreneurship Fulbright Scholar

UCL has welcomed its first Fulbright Scholar for the university’s Masters programme in Technology Entrepreneurship. More...

24 October 2013: UCL and Photobiotics partner in new approach to diagnose and treat gastric cancer

An interdisciplinary research team from Photobiotics and UCL has been awarded £175,000 from the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Biomedical Catalyst1 to develop a fundamental new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastric cancer.
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22 October 2013: UCL spin-out Spirogen sold to AstraZeneca for $200 million

Spirogen, a biotechnology company spun-out of UCL by UCL Business in 2001, has been sold to AstraZeneca.
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22 October 2013: First exhibitor signed up for London 2014 GCEC conference

UCL has recruited its first exhibitor – SimVenture – for the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centre (GCEC) conference in London next year, the first time it has been held outside the USA. More...

21 October 2013: UCL Corporate Partnerships team expands

UCL Corporate Partnerships has recently expanded its team with the addition of Dr Michael Morris, who will be working as Corporate Partnerships Manager for The School of the Built Environment, Engineering Sciences, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (BEAMS). More...

15 October 2013: UCLB spinout company Abcodia continues to make impressive progress in the field of ovarian cancer screening

Recently receiving media attention, Abcodia is being recognised as an innovator in the discovery and verification of cancer screening. More...

15 October 2013: Citrus Saturday heading to Africa

Citrus Saturday will be heading to Swaziland this autumn thanks to the Commonwealth Secretariat, and to Mozambique thanks to the enterprising approach of a London student. More...

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