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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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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.

UMIP: Researchers' Guides

7 May 2014

These Guides were originally commissioned and created by Mr Clive Rowland, CEO, The University of Manchester Intellectual Property Limited (UMIP) and Ms Janet Knowles, Partner, Eversheds LLP.

PraxisUnico celebrates a 10th anniversary

17 April 2014

April 2014 marks 10 years since Praxis Courses Ltd was incorporated and........

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STFC: Call for nominations or applications for membership of STFC's Innovation Advisory Board

19 September 2014

The Science and Technology Facilities Council are establishing a new subcommittee of its Council, to be called the Innovation Advisory Board.

NERC: Follow-on Fund Call

18 September 2014

The Follow-on Fund Call opens 23 September 2014, offering up to £250k - a 'proof of concept' fund to support the commercialisation of ideas arising from NERC-funded research.

University of Cambridge: Another record year for University of Cambridge spin-out investments

10 September 2014

The University invested £2.7 million last year to support the development of Cambridge spin-outs.

Converge Challenge confirms Scotland's flair for academic innovation is brighter than ever

10 September 2014

Six academics from four Scottish universities have made it through to the final of the Converge Challenge - a competition open to students and staff of any Scottish university, giving them a chance to develop the commercial potential of their inventions.

University of Edinburgh: app developed to train professionals in early diagnosis of skin cancer

8 September 2014

The early diagnosis and detection rates of skin cancer has been boosted by a pioneering digital application developed at the University of Edinburgh which trains the medical profession to accurately identify malignant and benign skin lesion and skin growths at an earlier stage.

 

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What the KTN can do for you

17 September 2014

Since April of this year, there has been a new structure in place.

EIT ICT Labs: Ideas Challenge applications welcomed

17 September 2014

Get your business started with EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge. The second round of applications opened on the 1st September 2014.

Policy Exchange - Supporting the development of tech clusters

14 August 2014

The introduction of directly-elected mayors representing whole city regions should be considered to boost the development of the technology sector outside of London and the South East, according to this report by the Policy Exchange think tank.

 

Cambridge Innovation Capital - announces first three investments

13 August 2014

Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC), an investor in high-growth technology companies in the Cambridge cluster, has completed its first investments from a £50 million fund, backing three companies that address rapidly growing market opportunities in the areas of cloud-based video archiving, grid-scale energy management and generative music composition.

Times Higher - Overvaluations 'stifle' university spin-offs

7 August 2014

David Secher, patron and co-founder of PraxisUnico, disagrees with the view put forward by Dame Ann Dowling.

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