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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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26 July 2013: Protein responsible for ‘bad’ blood vessel growth discovered

The discovery of a protein that encourages blood vessel growth, and especially ‘bad’ blood vessels – the kind that characterise diseases as diverse as cancer, age-related macular degeneration and rheumatoid arthritis – has been reported in the journal Nature. More...

26 July 2013: Dr David Chapman appointed to Enterprise Educators UK board

Dr David Chapman, Deputy Head of UCL’s department of Management Science and Innovation and Vice-Dean Enterprise (UCL Engineering), has been appointed to the board of Enterprise Educators UK. More...

25 July 2013: UCL teaching fellow awarded Kauffman Fellowship

Dr Itxaso Del Palacio Aguirre, a teaching fellow at UCL’s Department of Management Science and Innovation, has been awarded a Kauffman Fellowship.
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8 July 2013: UCLB Licensee Linde Launch Carbon Nanotube Ink

Linde Electronics, the global electronics business of The Linde Group, has launched SEERe- a revolutionary ink containing carbon nanotubes the synthesis of which utilises innovative technology developed at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN). More...

6 July 2013: London schools use 6000 lemons in Citrus Saturday extravaganza as initiative goes global

Schools from in and around London are using over 6000 lemons in a day of frenzied lemonade selling that would rival The Apprentice. More...

5 July 2013: UCL, Birkbeck and the Big Innovation Centre host 11th Annual Triple Helix Innovation Conference

UCL, Birkbeck, University of London and the Big Innovation Centre – an initiative of The Work Foundation and Lancaster University – are hosting the 11th international Triple Helix Innovation Conference, running from Monday 8 July and runs until Wednesday 10 July. More...

4 July 2013: Easy-to-use Materials Evaluation Agreement

UCL Business PLC (UCLB), Isis Innovation Ltd and Imperial Innovations Group plc have together prepared a new easy-to-use agreement to help companies evaluate exciting new materials that are coming out of the research laboratories of these three pre-eminent universities. More...

1 July 2013: Two UCL teams make the UK final of the China-UK Entrepreneurship Challenge

Two teams from UCL have made it to the UK final of this year’s China-UK Entrepreneurship Challenge, taking place this year on the 9th July at the Bank of China. More...

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