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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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28 February 2012: Wilson Review into university and business collaboration published

Professor Sir Tim Wilson, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire, has today published his Review into how to make the UK the best country in the world for businesses and universities to work together.
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24 February 2012: UCLB spinout company, Endomagnetics Wins a Life Sciences Award by the Science Business Innovation Board

The award - given as part of the Science Business Academic Excellence Awards (ACES) - was to recognise Endomagnetics as one of the most promising European university life sciences spin-out companies and was announced at the European Entrepreneurship Summit in Brussels on Tuesday. More...

21 February 2012: The Carbon Trust has invested in a novel, low-cost fuel cell architecture which is being commercialised by UCLB and Imperial Innovations.

The Carbon Trust is injecting over half a million pounds into a collaboration between UCL and Imperial College to accelerate the commercialisation of an innovative fuel cell.
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17 February 2012: Neighbours

Knowledge Transfer & Enterprise Champion Dr Michael Stewart (UCL Anthropology) talks about our inquisitiveness towards our neighbours, and MyStreetfilms, which aims to document social life all across Britain. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast (from 2hrs 53mins) More...

14 February 2012: UCLB patented technology used to develop a potential new treatment for Corneal Surface Disease

Researchers at UCL have made a significant advance towards developing a treatment for Corneal Surface Disease, using RAFTTM; a UCLB patented technology licensed to Tap Biosystems. More...

10 February 2012: UCLB supports venture capital firm MTI to target new investment fund

The Orion fund is being launched in a partnership between UCLB, MTI and the technology transfer offices of the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh. More...

7 February 2012: ‘In a Minute’ UCL Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture: Josh Liu, Co-Founder and CEO, MinuteBox.

This week’s guest lecture was no ordinary talk. Josh Liu has not made it yet: he “will probably make it”, he “hopes he will make it”. After studying Economics in Tarpey, Josh completed a Mba at Imperial College London. More...

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