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Welcome to PraxisUnico: an influential UK network that drives the commercialisation of academic and public sector research; a strong voice for technology and knowledge transfer.

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PraxisUnico: a unique learning resource

The training you and your team need to maximise and extend your technology and knowledge transfer skills.

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PraxisUnico: global contacts and connections

PraxisUnico connects you to the growing global technology and knowledge transfer sector and its stakeholders.

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PraxisUnico: powerful networking events

PraxisUnico events bring together professionals from academia, business and government to exchange views and explore opportunities.




PraxisUnico Report from Innovate UK 2014

12 November 2014

Innovate 2014 offered a fantastic opportunity for networking and gaining insights into the current state of UK innovation. PraxisUnico exhibited on both days and it was great to see so many members there!

PraxisUnico 2014 Conference Report Published

3 October 2014

We are pleased to announce that the report from our conference in Cardiff has been published.

Introducing PraxisUnico's new International Director

31 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that Nessa Carey has joined PraxisUnico as International Director.

Announcing the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards

13 June 2014

Cambridge, UK, 13 June 2014 – Steve Mould, science and TV presenter, announced the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards at a glittering ceremony in Cardiff last night.

Announcing the finalists of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards

12 May 2014

Cambridge, UK, 12 May 2014 - Ten projects have been shortlisted in PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards for 2014.  These finalists have already made, or are poised to make, an outstanding contribution to society and the economy through innovation.



The Royal Academy of Engineering's MacRobert Award Open for Entries

31 January 2015

Applications for the 2015 MacRobert Award now open.

Cancer Research Technology introduces Ximbio, an Online Reagents Portal

20 November 2014

Ximbio aims to change the way reagents are searched, sourced and shared

HEFCE Webinar: Higher education and local growth

20 November 2014

Please join HEFCE's webinar to launch a new set of data showcasing local profiles data on 10 December at 11.00 - 11.30am.

NERC Innovation Projects: closing date 18 December 2014

20 November 2014

The Innovation Projects call offers a maximum of £125k.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst: Open Innovation challenge from Astex Pharmaceuticals

11 November 2014

Result of neurodegenerative diseases competition to be announced in New Year


Cell Therapy Catapult & partners launch UK cell therapy database of research funding

17 November 2014

The Cell Therapy Catapult, which is focused on the development of the UK cell therapy industry to increase the nation's health and wealth, has collaborated with the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Association of Medical Research Charities to develop a database of UK cell therapy research funding.

Interface Excellence Awards Winners Announced

17 November 2014

Showcasing collaborations between businesses and Scottish academia, the third annual Excellence Awards highlighted the economic, social and innovative impacts arising from collaborative projects undertaken by businesses and Scottish universities and research institutions.

Companies partner with Scottish academics to boost growth

17 November 2014

Scottish businesses receive £110,000 Funding from Interface Food & Drink

Continuing success for university spin-outs

20 October 2014

Headlines continue to be made by the progress of university spin-out companies in commercialising UK university research. Technology transfer is working for the UK in a broad range of areas, though as individual stories show it is a long-term and risky activity. Continuing success relies on long-term funding for research alongside support from universities and commercial investors.

Prime examples of research commercialisation in practice

10 October 2014

The UK is now the lead player in Europe for life sciences funding. The article points to investor confidence returning to the sector, helped in part by policy initiatives such as the ‘patent box’ tax break on investment in research and development, and a willingness by investors to take a longer view on their investments.


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