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.
18 July 2014: Dr Deborah Gill wins Future Leaders Award
Dr Deborah Gill, Interim Director of the UCL Medical School, has jointly won a Future Leaders Award from Women in the City (WIC), a highly respected, award-winning organisation that promotes, recognises and rewards female talent. More...
11 July 2014: Winner of China-UK Entrepreneurship Challenge announced
Elves Biotech have been crowned winner of this year's China-UK Entrepreneurship Challenge in the final which took place earlier this week. More...
8 July 2014: Abzena plc, a UCL School of Pharmacy spinout company has raised £20 million in connection with forthcoming admission to AIM
Abzena, a revenue-generating life sciences company providing services and technologies that enable the development of better biopharmaceutical products, has conditionally raised £20 million by way of a placing of 25 million new shares at 80 pence per share (the “Placing Price”) to trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. More...
Schools from in and around London have used over 16000 lemons, 8000 oranges and 7000 limes in a day of frenzied lemonade selling that would rival The Apprentice as part of international Citrus Saturday. More...
3 July 2014: Bio Bean wins £20,000 first prize in Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Competition
Bio Bean, the coffee grounds recycling company founded by UCL graduates Arthur Kay and Benjamin Harriman, has won a Santander Universities Entrepreneurship postgraduate award, including grant funding for their business of £20,000. More...
19 June 2014: UCL graduate aims to shake up your World Cup 2014
19 June 2014: UCL comment on Lord Young's Enterprise for All report
10 June 2014: UCL and Chiesi Group announce partnership to develop a novel therapeutic for birth asphyxia
10 June 2014: UCL signs exclusive licencing agreement with Collagen Solutions for next generation collagen products
14 May 2014: Novozymes Biopharma to offer drug-albumin conjugation platform in collaboration with UCLB spinout ThioLogics
8 April 2014: Mayor launches MedCity with £4.1m investment
27 March 2014: UCLB signs exclusive global licence with BioKier Inc. for colonic delivery of gut hormone secretagogues for treatment of metabolic diseases including diabetes
20 March 2014: UCL Entrepreneurs get thumbs up from Airbnb co-founder