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UCL launches George Farha New Venture Awards for student entrepreneurs

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16 July 2015: Dr Celia Caulcott appointed Vice-Provost (Enterprise)

Dr Celia Caulcott has been appointed the next Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL, with effect from 1 October 2015. More...

16 July 2015: Potential new approach to the treatment of systemic amyloidosis

Pentraxin Therapeutics Ltd announces publication of results, from first in human clinical trial. More...

15 July 2015: UCL wins DECC contracts for provision of energy expertise

UCL Consultants has formed a cross-faculty team drawing on staff from the Faculties of the Built Environment,  Mathematical and Physical Sciences, and Engineering, in response to an ITT from Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) seeking to establish a Framework contract for the 'Provision of Technical Specialists in Energy'.  Running for four years, it will allow More...

15 July 2015: UCL to coordinate £16m project to crack difficult disease areas

UCL has successfully coordinated a £16 million bid to work with the Medical Research Council (MRC), GSK and four other universities to improve scientists’ understanding of inflammatory and fibrotic diseases that present a serious burden to patients. More...

7 July 2015: UCL students help shape marketing strategy for innovative app

Students from the UCL Advances Student Consultancy Projects have been instrumental in informing the marketing strategy of HearAngel, an innovative smartphone app that monitors how you listen, and lets you know when you’re in danger of overexposure. More...

7 July 2015: Teenagers reap rewards for their effort with Citrus Saturday

125 young people gathered at sites across London to show off their entrepreneurial talents on 4 July as they took part in Citrus Saturday, a UCL (University College London) initiative aimed at demonstrating the link between hard work, having fun and making money.

3 July 2015: UCLB spinout Chirp surpasses all expectations with successful crowdfunding campaign

Chirp, the award-winning sonic data transfer app incubated and hatched in UCL (University College London), closed its Crowdcube fundraising campaign on a high last night after receiving investment pledges totalling over £750,000, 88% above its original target of £400,000. This is the largest amount raised by any UK University spinout company via crowdfunding and the first for a UCL spinout. More...

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