UCL Faculty of Life Sciences


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New technology helps us come up with solutions that society and the planet needs faster. From new cell therapies that can rebuild nerves, to virtual human technology that’s set to revolutionise medicine as we know it.
nerve cell

UCL spinout attracts significant investment to advance cell therapy for peripheral nerve repair

A UCL spinout has developed an off-the-shelf cell therapy that can repair peripheral nerve injuries. 

UCL and Imperial tackle global threat of arsenic in drinking water

UCL and Imperial develop sensor to tackle global threat of arsenic in drinking water

A new handheld arsenic sensor, co-developed at UCL, could save millions of lives by detecting harmful levels of water contamination.

artificial neural network

AI used to decode brain signals and predict behaviour

An artificial neural network (AI) designed by a team involving UCL Cell & Developmental Biology can translate raw data from brain activity, paving the way for new discoveries and a closer integration between technology and the brain.

ucl vr technology

VR tech brings a UCL science lab to schools in UK and India

New virtual reality (VR) technology created by UCL academics is opening up cutting-edge sustainable science to school children in the UK and India who might otherwise never have the opportunity to access it.

digital innovation

UCL Life Sciences collaborates with Amazon Web Services to accelerate digital innovation

UCL is joining forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch the UCL Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI), powered by AWS. The centre will help healthcare and education organisations to accelerate digital innovation and address global issues in the sectors.