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Enterprise Award winners

2 May 2008


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The inaugural UCL Enterprise Awards, held at the UCL Bloomsbury Theatre last night, attracted leading figures from the university and business, as students and staff were recognised for their achievements in entrepreneurialism and innovation.

The winners were:

UCL Business Award 2007:
Professor Owen Epstein, Royal Free and University College Medical School

UCL Business Award 2008:
Professor Gordon Blunn, UCL Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science

UCL Consultants Award 2008:
Professor Stefaan Simons, UCL Chemical Engineering

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge 2008 Runner-Up (postgraduate/staff):
'Aural Hygiene', Simon Gane (UCL Medicine) and Brett Prior (London Business School)

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge 2008  Runner-Up (undergraduate):
'elastic', Joseph Mangu (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies), Maria Cotera (UCL Library Services) and Martyna Poliakovaite, (UCL Philosophy)

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge 2008 Provost's Prize:
'Threegoodmeals.com', Zishan Khan (London Business School), Lucas De Breed (UCL Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Kevin Kitching (London Business School), Michael Orland (London Business School) and Dina Reznikova, (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies)

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge 2008 Winner:
'NPComplete', Daniel Hulme and Alastair Moore, (UCL Computer Science)

London Entrepreneurs' Challenge 2008 Innovation Central Bursaries:
'Lifefully', Irina Price (UCL Anthropology)
'Aural Hygiene', Simon Gane, (UCL Medicine) and Brett Prior (London Business School)
'NPComplete', Daniel Hulme and Alastair Moore (UCL Computer Science)

UCL Advances Entrepreneurial Spirit Award 2008:
Prof Alan Penn (Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment)

UCL Bright Ideas Awards 2008:
'UCL Carbon Auditors', Matthew Tyburski (UCL Geography)

UCL Bright Ideas Awards 2008:
'Audio3', Bradford Backus (UCL Ear Institute)

UCL Enterprise Partner of the Year Award 2008:
Thomson Reuters

UCL Enterprise Video Competition:
Ivana Lazovic

To find out more about the winners, visit the UCL Advances website, where short films on each can be viewed.

Image: Professor Gordon Blunn (right) receives the UCL Business Award 2008 from Professor Mike Spyer.