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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 2014: Seven new ventures selected to join the first Health Social Innovators Programme in London

Health Social Innovators, a pioneering accelerator programme for social ventures in health, launched last week with seven exciting ventures. The programme is a collaboration between UCL Business, Healthbox, Numbers4Good, Trafford Housing Trust, and Janssen Healthcare Innovation, with backing from the Cabinet Office’s Social Incubator Fund. More...

30 October 2014: Why universities are embracing social enterprise, from London to Chiang Mai

In the Guardian online today, Ana Lemmo Charnalia, UCL Business’ Social Enterprise Business Manager talks about the engagement between universities and social enterprise in the UK and further afield.
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16 October 2014: Digital Business Academy opens for pre-registrations

UCL has partnered with Tech City UK to open their new Digital Business Academy, which is now open for pre-registrations. More...

15 October 2014: UCL launches Government-backed Growth Voucher initiative for small businesses

UCL has teamed up with the Government’s Growth Voucher programme to help businesses access and pay for the advice they need to grow, along with five other higher education institutions nationwide.
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10 October 2014: Director of UCL Advances shortlisted as finalist for Great British Entrepreneurship Awards

Timothy Barnes, Director of UCL’s centre for entrepreneurship, UCL Advances, has been shortlisted as a finalist for this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the category of Entrepreneur Champion of the Year. More...

8 October 2014: Touch-free medical image navigation

Surgeons often need to review X-ray or ultrasound images during a medical procedure. Currently, medical staff must either re-scrub after interacting with the images, or direct a person outside of the room to manipulate the images. Both are inconvenient, and leave room for error and cross-contamination. More...

8 October 2014: GCEC Conference ends on high with award win for UCL Advances

UCL has ended its hosting of the Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference on a high after it was presented with the Centre of Entrepreneurial Leadership Award. More...

2 October 2014: UCL hosts first Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC) Conference to be held in Europe

UCL is welcoming over 300 delegates from Europe, The Unites States and further afield to the first Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC) Conference to be held in Europe. More...

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