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UCL launches £50 million technology investment fund

UCL is today launching the UCL Technology Fund to invest £50 million in commercialising its world-leading research emerging over the next five years.

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Drinks deal with US retail giant is a tonic for twin UCL entrepreneurs

Twin entrepreneurs are set to conquer America with their range of natural mixers after winning a deal with retail giant Target.
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Founders of bio-bean win €500,000 funding for business expansion

UCL graduate Arthur Kay, co-founder of the coffee grounds recycling company bio-bean, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2014, winning a prize of €500,000 towards the expansion of his business. More...

The Mayor appoints Professor Stephen Caddick to the London Enterprise Panel

We are pleased to confirm that Professor Stephen Caddick has been appointed to the new position on the LEP for a representative of London’s Higher Education sector.
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How to respond when the grand vision becomes a cold reality

New ventures are started for many reasons, with one of the most common routes beginning with someone doing a job they like in a big company and thinking they want to do it for themselves, but where do they go from there, asks Timothy Barnes, Director of UCL Enterprise Operations and UCL Advances. More...

Business letters: October 20

YOU say that turning university science projects into big companies is mostly impossible (“Imperial needs to pick more winners”, last week). Yet the acquisition of Spirogen by Astra Zeneca for $440m (£272m) last week shows that substantial returns to investors are possible from university research.
Read: The Sunday Times

Spirogen sold to AstraZeneca

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