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The Intellectual Property Office has published a report that analyses the intellectual property (IP) filing habits of UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and covers all three registered IP rights (patents, trade marks, and registered designs).

Posted on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 @ 13:42

Our latest Quarterly Journal looks at the ways in which universities can make the most of their environment.

Posted on Thursday, 13 December 2018 @ 10:28

The third episode in our series looking at some of the UK’s most innovative universities

Posted on Thursday, 05 July 2018 @ 09:24

The academic community at Imperial College London has been developing its world-leading research into spinout companies for more than two decades.  Imperial now gives its researchers two options for founding a spinout company. 

Posted on Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 17:03

Our new series focuses on universities outside the London/Oxbridge circle, and looks at how they approach commercialisation and especially the formation of spinout companies.  First up is Warwick, where a long term approach is seen as key.

Posted on Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 16:54

Spinouts UK project partner Isis Innovation highlights the work of colleagues in Isis Enterprise

Posted on Thursday, 07 May 2015 @ 11:00

The National Graphene Institute (NGI) at The University of Manchester was officially opened on 20 March by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

Posted on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 @ 10:41

A recent report by Manchester Metropolitan University analyses the midsent elements common to entrepreneurs who build high growth companies

Posted on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 @ 10:35

Crowdfund Campus  is a platform for investing in the projects and businesses that come out of universities.

Posted on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 @ 10:21

iCURE, which stands for ‘Innovation and Commercialisation of University Research’, aims to bridge the ‘valley of death’

Posted on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 @ 10:11

After three years of preparation, submission, and assessment, the results of REF2014 (Research Excellence Framework) were announced in December 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 @ 10:07

Our third quarterly Journal, giving news and comment on the spinouts sector, is now available for download. The Quarterly Journals are free of charge, so please forward them to any colleagues or o...

Posted on Thursday, 15 March 2012 @ 11:02

A new company set up to revolutionise semiconductors is was launched on 1 July 2011 at the University of Warwick.

Posted on Monday, 01 August 2011 @ 17:14

In May Abcodia announced the completion of a £1 million investment by Albion Ventures and UCL Business plc (UCLB).

Posted on Monday, 01 August 2011 @ 17:12

Azellon is a spin-out from The University of Bristol focused on the R&D and commercialisation of an adult autologous (patient's own) stem cell technology for the repair of avascular meniscal tears.

Posted on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 @ 17:37

Cambridge-based Lab21, which specialises in personalised medicine and clinical diagnostics, announced in May that it had acquired Myconostica, a molecular diagnostic company focusing on the diagnosis of fungal infections of clinical importance.

Posted on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 @ 17:35

The University of Strathclyde took the strategic decision to invest in EnviroCentre as a spin-out company in 1995, and the company has gone on to become one of Scotland’s leading environmental consultancies.

Posted on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 @ 17:32

In May the company completed a seed funding round of equity investment led by Mercia Fund Management, and announced its participation in a £2.1 million project funded by the TSB, EPSRC, and industrial partners.

Posted on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 @ 17:31

The Universities of Bristol, Glasgow and King’s College London have won £80,000 in funding from the Intellectual Property Office (the government body responsible for granting intellectual property (IP) rights in the UK) to pioneer easy access to their intellectual assets.

Posted on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 @ 10:50

Old College Capital, a limited partnership, is the newly created arm of the University of Edinburgh, which will invest in some of its leading spin-out and start-up companies.

Posted on Thursday, 24 March 2011 @ 15:50