Innovation & Enterprise


Access training and information

Get the insights and advice you need to take your knowledge and ideas out into the world with our range of information sessions and training workshops.

Innovation and enterprise information sessions

Find out about different innovation and enterprise activities (also known as knowledge exchange) at these regular sessions. 

Learn what’s involved in consulting, commercialisation and partnerships, and how we can support you to get started or try something new.

'Making your way in innovation and enterprise' sessions are open to all UCL staff members (academic and professional services).

Intellectual property (IP) training

Learn about IP and how the UCL IP Policy applies to your day-to-day activities with this online training course. It should take approximately 20 to 40 minutes to complete.

Find out more and access the IP training.

Conflicts of interest training

Learn how to recognise, disclose and manage conflicts of interest in your day-to-day role at UCL with this online training course. It should take approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete.

Find out more and access the conflicts of interest training.

Consultancy information sessions

Learn what’s involved in consultancy work and how UCL Consultants (UCLC) can support you. These information sessions are open to all UCL staff. 

If you’re already doing some consultancy work, you can learn how to improve your proposals, budgets and more.

Find out about the consultancy information sessions on the UCLC website. 

Start a business or social enterprise

Interested in setting up your own business, social enterprise or charity? These courses will take you step-by-step through generating and testing an idea, developing a business plan and setting up your business.

Find out more about our Explore and Build courses.

Entrepreneurship training for early career researchers

Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset with our SPERO programme.

Whether your future career lies in academia, working for a large-scale organisation or running your own business, these free courses can help you prepare.

Our SPERO programme is open to UCL staff who are post-doctoral or early career researchers.