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.



  • Quarterly Journal issue 22 February 2017

    Our latest Quarterly Journal can now be downloaded as a pdf file, below.  Please feel free to share with any colleagues or other contacts you feel might be interested.

  • After the spinout

    After the spinout is formed, the work is not finished, observes Carolyn Porter, Deputy Head of Technology Transfer at Oxford University Innovation.

  • Spinning out with IP Group

    An interview with Peter Grant, Managing Director of New Business & Partnerships at IP Group plc.