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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.

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PraxisUnico response to 'British Invention: Global Impact'

14 March 2014

PraxisUnico welcomes the Government's supportive response to the recommendations of Sir Andrew Witty's Review of Universities and Growth. We are particularly pleased that the Government acknowledges the great contribution made to innovation and economic growth over many years by UK universities, and we look forward to working with our partners to do even more.

PraxisUnico and Hong Kong Trade Development Council announce signing of MoU

17 February 2014

A MoU has been signed between PraxisUnico and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) with a view to exploring opportunities for collaboration between the two organisations.

PraxisUnico announces expansion plans

11 February 2014

PraxisUnico is expanding its international operations, to ensure profile and connectivity for UK TT plc, with the recruitment of an International Director.

PraxisUnico supports research commercialisation in India

4 February 2014

Dr Jeff Skinner, PraxisUnico Training Committee member and Executive Director, Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, London Business School took part in a workshop on research commercialisation.

PraxisUnico welcomes the announcement of a Scottish Innovation Forum

25 October 2013

PraxisUnico welcomes the announcement by the Scottish Government of the establishment of an Innovation Forum as part of its Innovation Scotland initiative to help facilitate increased knowledge exchange between Scotland's Universities and its business communities.

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Oxford-Technikos venture capital deal yields tenth Isis Innovation spin-out

15 April 2014

The 2006 deal in which London-based venture capital fund Technikos provided £12m for the University of Oxford’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) in return for half of the University’s equity in new companies based on IBME intellectual property, has notched up its tenth spin-out company.

Request for a hosting TTO from Brazil

10 April 2014

Are you willing and able to host a visitor from UNESP's TTO?

University of Oxford Isis Fund closes, oversubscribed

7 April 2014

The University of Oxford Isis Fund, set up by Parkwalk Advisors and Isis Innovation, the University’s research commercialisation arm, has been successful in raising over £1.25m and will close, oversubscribed.

NIHR Invention for Innovation (NIHR i4i) Programme

3 April 2014

3rd call for i4i Challenge Awards in the area of regenerative medicine or biological therapeutics for cancer is now open!

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IOP Innovation Awards 2014

17 April 2014

The Institute of Physics (IOP)’s Innovation Awards 2014 are open for entries.

If your business – of any size and from any sector – has successfully addressed a commercial need using a physics-based innovation in either the UK or Ireland, it might be eligible for entry.

New policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

3 April 2014

HEFCE and the other three UK funding bodies have published details of a new policy for open access relating to future research assessments after the current 2014 REF.

The new eligibility requirements apply to all journal articles and conference proceedings accepted for publication after 1 April 2016.

Launch of KTN Ltd announced

3 April 2014

From 1 April a new company, KTN Ltd, will exist that brings together all the separate networks and communities that are currently served into one integrated organisation. This interdisciplinary network will provide a powerful vehicle for promoting innovation across all of UK business.

New EU Rules on Technology Transfer Agreements

3 April 2014

Antitrust: Commission adopts revised competition regime for technology transfer agreements

The European Commission has adopted new rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under EU antitrust rules. The purpose of such agreements is to enable companies to license the use of patents, know-how or software held by another company for the production of goods and services. The revised rules facilitate such sharing of intellectual property, including through patent pools, and provide clearer guidance on licensing agreements that stimulate competition. At the same time they aim to strengthen incentives for research and innovation.

The International Festival for Business

2 April 2014

The International Festival for Business is a global trade initiative happening in June and July 2014. Launched by the Prime Minister it is the only event of its kind in the UK and will attract a global business audience.

Norton 360 21 2014

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