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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 celebrates a 10th anniversary

17 April 2014

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

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.

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STFC Innovations Club launches new £1.5m Challenge Led Applied Systems Programme (CLASP) Healthcare

23 April 2014

The STFC Innovations Club is pleased to announce that the launch event for our new £1.5m Challenge Led Applied Systems Programme (CLASP) Healthcare funding call which will be held on 20th May 2014.

ISIS Innovation: New Oxford company aims to 3D print synthetic tissues, organs

22 April 2014

University of Oxford spin-out, OxSyBio, will develop 3D printing techniques to produce tissue-like synthetic materials for wound healing and drug delivery. 

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.

ISIS Innovation: Oxford spin-out to manufacture designer spherical nanomaterials

14 April 2014

Isis Innovation has established a company which will cost-effectively manufacture commercially useful quantities of the spherical carbon cage structures known as fullerenes or bucky-balls.

Request for a hosting TTO from Brazil

10 April 2014

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

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Cell Therapy Catapult - updates to its Clinical Trials and Preclinical Research Databases

23 April 2014

London, UK April 23, 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 published annual updates to its UK Clinical Trial and Preclinical Research Databases1. These complementary records, which it uses to track trends and inform planning, indicate that the UK has a late preclinical research and clinical trial pipeline of 86 projects, up from the 2013 total of 71. There is a strong focus on oncology and T cell therapies, reflecting sector interest in cancer immunotherapies, as well as on neurological indications.

 

1The information in both databases tracks UK activity regardless of the nationality of the sponsor, and has been verified and approved.

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.

NCUB report on collaboration between universities and businesses

14 April 2014

The ‘State of the Relationship’ report by the National Centre for Universities and Business, sets out the important and varied relationships between universities and businesses.

IPO Corporate Plan 2014-2017

11 April 2014

The Intellectual Property Office publish their 2014-2017 Corporate Plan

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.

Norton 360 21 2014

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