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.
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?
Julia Pimentel interviews Ricardo Mighty, UCL Alumnus and founder of PinU More...
27 February 2015: UCL Advances Director Timothy Barnes recognised for contribution to supporting entrepreneurs in Maserati 100 list
Director of UCL Advances Timothy Barnes has been included on the Maserati 100 list in recognition of his contribution to supporting the next generation of budding entrepreneurs and growing small businesses. The list was prepared by the independent Centre for Entrepreneurs in partnership with the Sunday Times. More...
25 February 2015: UCL start-up BaseStone secures contract with the Costain Skanska Joint Venture following successful trials
BaseStone – a London-based software firm started by UCL MSc Technology Entrepreneurship graduate Alex Siljanovski – has secured a long term contract with construction Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) following trials on their Paddington site that revealed large cost savings through the use of its technology. More...
24 February 2015: Ipsen Enters into Option Agreement to Acquire Canbex Therapeutics
Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Canbex Therapeutics Ltd (Canbex) today announced that Canbex has granted Ipsen an option giving Ipsen the exclusive right to purchase 100% of Canbex shares upon completion of the Phase IIa study of Canbex’s lead candidate for the treatment of spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), known as VSN16R. Canbex is a spin-off of University College London (UCL) that raised a Series A financing of GBP 2.3 million in 2013 from MS Ventures (the corporate venture arm of Merck Serono, Merck KGaA), the Wellcome Trust and UCL Business Plc (UCLB). More...
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
19 November 2014: Tech City UK and UCL launch the Digital Business Academy
14 November 2014: Tianjin and Shanghai join Cities Changing Diabetes on World Diabetes Day