A new UCL spin-out company – Autolus – is being launched today to develop and commercialise a new generation of engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours, with the backing of £30m in investment from healthcare investment company Syncona.
Enterprise Case Studies
26 February 2015: Mobile Monday London and UCL: Two pioneering organisations come together
The evolution of mobile has been one of the most important technological developments of the 21st century. For anyone getting to grips with it, its breadth, rate of growth and pace of change can seem daunting. The Mobile Academy, an exciting new collaboration between UCL and Mobile Monday London, is here to help people get – and stay – up to speed with the mobile world. More...
Working towards his PhD in Nanotechnology and Applied Biomedical Engineering is one of the many strings to Salman Malik’s bow, but at the same time he is building his business skills through UCL Advances’ courses. After taking an MSc in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering and an MRes in Synthetic Biology, Salman embarked on a range of short courses and LBS electives to bolster his CV with transferable skills as he pursued his PhD. “I wanted to gain business and commercial awareness and I didn’t want to remain a pure academic.” says Salman. More...
26 February 2015: JumpStart for brighter futures
Not long after Ejiro Okorodudu arrived at UCL (MSc Neuroscience, 2012), she discovered that she had a passion for social entrepreneurship. She got involved with UCL’s Student Volunteering Services unit and created a project that took university students into schools to motivate and inspire sixth formers. More...
26 February 2015: Gene Therapy at UCL: a powerful new way to treat haemophilia A
Haemophilia A is a life-threatening genetic condition that affects the blood’s ability to clot and causes increased or spontaneous bleeding. Mostly affecting men, it occurs in about 1 of every 6,000 male births in the UK and crosses all racial and ethic groups, with approximately one boy in every 5,000 born with it worldwide. More...
25 February 2015: Hampstead Tea: A tea seller branches out
After many years as a tea broker, in 1987 Kiran Tawadey found herself at the Makaibari tea estate in Darjeeling, India, with its owner Rajah Banerjee. Inspired by his decision not to use pesticides or chemicals, she set out to educate a wider audience about organic teas. One early step in doing this was inviting a tea taster from a German company to try the Makaibari tea. He brought almost the whole crop from the estate. More...
23 February 2015: Simon Hulme - paving the way to success
20 February 2015: Clear Solutions - Cleaning contractors for London
19 February 2015: Learning the not-quite-so-hard way: UCL Internship at Mavrx
19 February 2015: A Real Gem
17 February 2015: Cause4 internship: a perfect fit for both business and graduate
17 February 2015: English Edutainment: UCL intern helps make language fun
18 November 2014: Worldbeating cybersecurity from SQR Systems Ltd
18 November 2014: Success at School- Mitesh Bhimjiyani
18 November 2014: Coaching, innovation and the cloud
31 October 2014: Flat Club
31 October 2014: snowcarbon
4 April 2014: Accelerator
4 April 2014: The future’s bright, the future’s YELLOW
21 March 2014: Letting in the locked-out: UCL boost for SpareKeys business
14 February 2014: The innovation edge
27 November 2013: Customer Voice - Helping hotels get it right
27 November 2013: ReadWave - The world is made of stories
21 August 2013: CharityCheckout
21 August 2013: How Lemonade made me an Entrepreneur!
21 August 2013: Citrus Saturday is a refreshing lesson in fun, fulfillment and financial reward for young entrepreneurs
16 August 2013: Winterwood Tutors
16 August 2013: Urban Beings
16 August 2013: University Mentoring
16 August 2013: The First Word
16 August 2013: Shout Communications
16 August 2013: Old School Thai
16 August 2013: Madsen
16 August 2013: Intern Avenue
16 August 2013: Fulham Scalp
16 August 2013: Aquabatix
16 August 2013: BexSimon
16 August 2013: Lemon Ribbon
16 August 2013: BlueRonin
16 August 2013: Poq Studio
16 August 2013: Livia’s humble crumble is a giant success
22 November 2012: A gap in the market for new kind of travel guide
22 November 2012: Fund-raising effort leads to designs on a future fashion empire
22 November 2012: Boot camp gets UCL graduate in shape for his chosen career
29 October 2012: UCL rides the CREST of a wave with ‘Darwinian’ testing methods
18 June 2012: iGE: Grammar on the Go