UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


MAPS IE Seminar: Reflections on Academic Entrepreneurship-Translational Research & Commercialisation

13 March 2024, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Enterprise & Innovation Seminar

We welcome Quentin Pankhurst, Professor of Physics and Director of the UCL Healthcare Biomagnetics Laboratory in the Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering department as our guest speaker for this MAPS Innovation & Enterprise Seminar. He will be sharing his insights on "Reflections on Academic Entrepreneurship: Translational Research and Commercialisation (Without Quitting the Day Job)”.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Dr Maria Mediero (on behalf of MAPS Vice-Dean IE Prof Nguyen TK Thanh)

An opportunity to hear the speaker’s experience over almost 30 years at UCL during which time he has founded or co-founded multiple spinout or start-up companies in the field of healthcare biomagnetics.

The seminar will include ample opportunity for Q&A and debate about the role of academics in the translation and commercialisation of medical devices.

Please have your questions ready for Quentin.

13th March 2pm - 3pm via Zoom

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More on the Speaker: Professor Quentin Pankhurst

Photo of Professor Quentin Pankhurst
Quentin Pankhurst is a Professor of Physics and Director of the UCL Healthcare Biomagnetics Laboratory. As an academic entrepreneur he is the founder or co-founder of six spinout or start-up companies, including Endomagnetics Ltd (2007); Resonant Circuits Limited (2009); and MediSieve Ltd (2014). The most advanced of these, Endomagnetics Ltd., currently has 127 full-time and 9 part-time employees, has an installed base in 1150+ hospitals in 45+ countries world-wide, and has brought cancer treatment interventions to more than 410,000 patients to date.

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