UCL Faculty of Life Sciences



We work with UCL students, academics and alumni to commercialise their ideas and turn them into thriving businesses. From ground-breaking tech start-ups to transformative social enterprises and spinout companies.
students in a lab

UCL graduate inspires hundreds of young people to consider a science career

Fewer young people from low income backgrounds tend to progress into STEM jobs. Life Sciences graduate Rebecca McKelvey’s company is helping to change that. 

Rice Inc. and entrepreneurship

UCL Life Sciences students empower rice farmers in Southeast Asia and win $1 million prize

Two Life Sciences students have won the prestigious Hult Prize for their innovative social enterprise, Rice Inc, providing rice farmers with access to new technology.

M3DIMAKER™ pharmaceutical 3D printer from FabRx.

UCL startup FabRx wins coveted CPhl Pharma award

A UCL spinout has been recognised with a prestigious CPhl Pharma award for its pioneering work in the 3D printing of drugs.