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31 January 2012: ‘The Power of Innovation’ UCL Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture: Nick Jankel - Chief Executive, wecreate

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Nick Jankel told us in one hour “what being a capitalist and an entrepreneur means”. After studying Medicine at Cambridge University, he read History of Science at UCL.
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24 January 2012: U.K. Looks to 'Rebalance' Economy; Tech University Would Play Role

Professors Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) and Stephen Moss (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) comment on David Willett’s proposals for a “new type of university with a focus on science and technology and on postgraduates”. More...

24 January 2012: Bridging the “valley of death”: improving the commercialisation of research

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has identified the difficulty of translating research into commercial application as a key issue, particularly the lack of funding—the so-called “valley of death”. More...

23 January 2012: Go, Tickets, go! UCL Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture: Edward Parkinson, UK Director of Viagogo.

It is not the first time Edward Parkinson engages UCL in an inspiring lecture. Having studied Chemistry at Oxford, Edward worked in consultancy in England and America. He joined Viagogo five years ago and is now Director of Viagogo’s UK offices. More...

16 January 2012: UCL alumnus breathes fire in Malaysia’s ‘Dragon’s Den’

Fadzli Shah Anuar (MSc Technology Entrepreneurship, 2011) is getting used to being approached on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, his home town. “At least two people a day come up to me and ask, ‘Didn’t I see you on Make The Pitch?’” he says. More...

9 January 2012: Professor Walsh receives two prestigious enterprise awards

Congratulations to UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience’s Professor Vincent Walsh, who has been awarded the prestigious and highly competitive Royal Society Industry Fellowship. UCL Enterprise have also selected Vince as a 2012 Knowledge Transfer Champion. More...

6 January 2012: We can stack odds in our favour on risky events

Dr John MacIntosh (UCL Institute for Security and Resilience Studies) talks about the FuturICT project, and how it is improving our understanding of risk and uncertainty in dynamic networks. Read the full Financial Times (£) article... More...

6 January 2012: Pentraxin Therapeutics founder is awarded a knighthood

UCLB 2011 Award winner, Professor Sir Mark Pepys was knighted for services to Biomedicine in this year's New Years Honour 2012 list. More...

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