UCL Business PLC (UCLB) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UCL (University College London), formed to help industry and business make the most of UCL innovations. Through licensing technologies & innovations, engaging consultancy services and utilising UCL’s specialist subsidiaries, UCLB promotes and supports the transfer into industry of expertise and knowledge over a wide range of disciplines. To do this, UCLB:
•    identifies promising new technologies and innovations.
•    promotes UCL expertise and innovations worldwide.
•    offers a single point of contact for business relations with UCL.
•    provides responsive, professional and coherent support for academic/business collaborations, from consultancy through to patent registration, technology licensing and structuring spin-out companies.



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