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.
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.
The teams behind a pair of startups, Codacy and BaseStone (a UCL Start-up) , recently spent a week learning from Coca-Cola executives and Atlanta’s entrepreneurial community after taking top honors at the PITCH 2014 competition held during the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland. The grand prize includes access to the Coca-Cola system’s relationships and resources. Here, Laura Davies from BaseStone shares what she and her colleagues learned during their time in Atlanta. More...
12 March 2015: New transitional appointments to the Senior Management Team
New transitional arrangements have
been announced this week to cover the responsibilities of Professor Stephen
Caddick, currently Vice-Provost (Enterprise), who will be stepping down from
his role at the end of May to move to the Wellcome Trust as their Director of
10 March 2015: Showcasing and selling student products
The Launch Box will be opening on Monday 16th March as a new showcase for entrepreneurship at UCL and providing a long awaited complementary food option in the JBR Refectory. More...
Tina Liu (UCL Centre for Transport Studies, 2010) has been announced as the winner of this year’s Professional Achievement Award in the Education UK Alumni Awards for China run by the British Council. More...
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
9 December 2014: UCL launches new crowdfunding platform
4 December 2014: UCL partners with culture, research and media organisations to launch the Knowledge Quarter
19 November 2014: Endomagnetics Raises Further Investment to Support US Clinical Trial, Sales Support and New Product Development