Welcome to the third full year of the delivery phase of UCL’s enterprise strategy. As anticipated, our community continues to strive for excellence and that approach and commitment is clearly working. From working with corporations to assisting student entrepreneurs and spinning out research, We hope that you will enjoy reading about all our enterprise activities from across the university in this Annual Review for 2013/2014.
Professor Stephen Caddick
Vice-Provost (Enterprise and London)
22 May 2015: Massive Analytic and UCL to bring fully autonomous predictive powers to enterprise decision-making
Researchers from UCL Computer Science and Massive Analytic, a start-up specialising in innovative precognitive enterprise analytics, have secured a 12 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to collaborate on the patented technology artificial precognition (AP) that drives the Oscar AP data analytics platform. The initiative, supported by UCL Advances, will bring improved and ground-breaking predictive and automated data discovery capabilities from academic research and into the service of enterprise analytics. More...
MediaGamma, the first automatic futures and options exchange for digital advertising, today announced the closing of their seed round. The company which is spun out of the Department of Computer Science at UCL and is supported by UCL Business PLC (UCLB), is focused on bringing new trading methodologies and products to the programmatic digital advertising sector— a global marketplace that will reach approximately US $53 billion by 20181. More...
UCL graduate Arthur Kay (BSc Architecture), co-founder and CEO of bio-bean, has been named Sustainable Business Leader of the Year in the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2015. Aged 24, Arthur is the youngest-ever recipient of the award to date. More...
27 March 2015: UCL incubator at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst reaches capacity with addition of two new projects
UCL’s bioscience incubator at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) has now reached capacity following the migration of two further research projects to the facility from the university’s central London campus.
12 March 2015: New transitional appointments to the Senior Management Team
10 March 2015: Showcasing and selling student products
3 March 2015: Could this UCL alumnus be the next Mark Zuckerberg?
27 February 2015: UCL Advances Director Timothy Barnes recognised for contribution to supporting entrepreneurs in Maserati 100 list
25 February 2015: UCL start-up BaseStone secures contract with the Costain Skanska Joint Venture following successful trials
24 February 2015: Ipsen Enters into Option Agreement to Acquire Canbex Therapeutics
23 February 2015: University-industry collaboration to enable revelation of new insights in the study of sedimentary geology
17 February 2015: Professor Stephen Caddick appointed to Executive Board of the Wellcome Trust as Director of Innovation
11 February 2015: The young petrolhead who set up a hit car website
10 February 2015: Alternative ways to fund a small business
29 January 2015: UCL Advances leads European consortium launching new initiative to enhance small business growth
21 January 2015: Six new approaches to fighting neurodegeneration to be funded in SBC's OI challenge
8 January 2015: Citrus Saturday raises £2500 for expansion in Swaziland
22 December 2014: KTP funding success: The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management collaborates with AECOM on market forecasting
17 December 2014: First patient dosed in trial of novel T-cell therapy for leukaemia Milestone for Cell Therapy Catapult, UCL Business & Imperial Innovations partnership
10 December 2014: UCL startup wins ‘Smart Cities’ pitch in Singapore