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)
8 May 2015: Vice-Provost's View: Farewell UCL
It has been a great privilege to be Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL and inevitably as I pack my bags to make the long trip from Gordon Street to the Wellcome Trust on Euston Road, I have been reflecting on the last five years. So much has changed and so much has been achieved by UCL. More...
By Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL
THE AWARD of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week to London-based professor John O’Keefe, along with his colleagues Moser and Moser, is well-deserved recognition for truly ground-breaking science – science which, in time, could have profound ramifications for the way we understand and treat neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s.
7 July 2014: Market success for university research
The recent success of Imperial College in realising £10m cash in exchange for a 10 per cent share holding in Imperial Innovations shows the continued market interest in the commercialisation of university research (report, 24 June).
[Re: Why Britain’s scientists are failing at business, Friday]
Tim Farron is right to highlight some of the challenges facing all entrepreneurs in this country, but the idea that Britain’s scientific community is failing at business is simply not accurate. More...
13 February 2014: Want to be a successful entrepreneur? try a doctorate
The recent sale of London tech start-up DeepMind to Google for a reported £400m is the latest in a series of deals highlighting the ever-increasing entrepreneurial spirit of Britain's scientists - and does much to dispel the myth that the UK is good at science but poor at innovation and enterprise. More...
22 October 2013: Universities Must Keep Their Wits About Them When It Comes to Impact
20 September 2013: FutureLearn and free courses: is this what students really want?
2 August 2013: Silva lining for Tech City’s future
17 July 2013: Fuelling Innovation
20 May 2013: MOOCs or campus? In the future, you choose
26 March 2013: Young entrepreneurs need to think small
21 March 2013: This Was Not a Budget for an Aspiration Nation
25 February 2013: Let's Look to the East - End, That is - for Lessons on Economic Recovery
25 January 2013: UCL Enterprise – your views
1 November 2012: People, Not Technology are the Heart of London's Tech City
24 October 2012: An amazing 48 hours for UCL Advances
14 August 2012: A Culture of Success Will be the Olympics' Greatest Legacy
19 July 2012: Open access plan is no academic spring
25 June 2012: What the story of the ATM teaches us about innovation
8 June 2012: Universities - Open for Business Together