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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.




Sector responds to the Autumn Statement

4 December 2014

The Autumn Statement has been issued and the Science & Innovation Strategy paper should be published shortly.

PraxisUnico view on 7th annual BIS survey "Knowledge transfer in public sector research"

3 December 2014

PraxisUnico welcome this report and its findings that PSREs are delivering significant impact, based on the metrics used.

PraxisUnico response to Select Committee on business-university collaboration

1 December 2014

PraxisUnico welcomes the report of the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee and the recognition that the review gives to the UK R&D system.

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.



GSK supports SBC's neurodegenerative disease challenge

16 December 2014

Partners committed to open innovation to progress research into complex disorders

SETsquared TTOs design new ‘Team Approach to Tech Transfer’

11 December 2014

SETsquared, the enterprise partnership between, Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, has launched a combined approach to handle start-up ideas.

The Royal Academy of Engineering call for Trainers and Mentors

11 December 2014

The Royal Academy of Engineering is seeking expert Mentors and Trainers for its Leaders in Innovation Fellowship programme.

NSRC: survey of research commercialisation activity in Australia

10 December 2014

Opportunity to input into NSRC survey of research commercialisation activity in Australian universities, publicly funded research agencies and medical research institutes.

STFC RAL Space - call for Proposals: Newton Agri-Tech in China Network+

4 December 2014

STFC RAL Space has won £12M from the Newton Fund to develop a new research and development programme in the area of agricultural technology in China.


HEFCE Higher Education and local growth– launch of local profiles data

11 December 2014

HEFCE has launched "Higher Education and local growth" data providing a comprehensive overview of student numbers and characteristics, graduate destinations, and the economic impact of higher education.

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

17 November 2014

The Cell Therapy Catapult 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.


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