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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 Practical Guide 'Material Transfer Agreements' - new for 2015

25 February 2015

PraxisUnico latest Practical Guide, 'Material Transfer Agreements', is now available for members.

PraxisUnico Helps Coventry University's Technology Transfer Intern Programme Fly

16 February 2015

Coventry University's Intellectual Property Commercialisation Office has developed a Technology Transfer Internship Programme, which includes training courses from PraxisUnico - a case study of how the programme has been delivered to international interns is now available.

PraxisUnico & RCUK Impact Awards open for entries!

16 February 2015

RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognize knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.

PraxisUnico response to HEFCE's business plan 2015-2020

6 February 2015

PraxisUnico welcomes HEFCE’s commitment to sector leadership at a time of financial and regulatory uncertainty.

In Memoriam: Dr Allyson Reed

4 February 2015

The PraxisUnico community was saddened to hear the news of the sudden death of Dr Allyson Reed, who passed away on Monday 19 January.



University of Oxford Isis Fund II reaches funding target of £2m

24 February 2015

Isis Innovation and Parkwalk Advisors announced today that the University of Oxford Isis Fund II has raised over £2 million, exceeding its funding target, and will close to new investors.

IPO event: Students & IP, March 5th

24 February 2015

Students and IP – creating an IP savvy workforce’ and will be held on Thursday 5th March at Paintworks, Bristol.  The event will run from 10am until 2.30pm.

Sponsored delegate place for PraxisUnico Conference 2015 available from Inteum

24 February 2015

Inteum Company, LLC is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship to attend the PraxisUnico 2015 Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland June 10 – 12, 2015.

A-Z of Knowledge Transfer: Commercialising your Knowledge and IP

24 February 2015

This one day event on March 9th will explore aspects of commercialisation, with perspectives from other Higher Education Institutions.

BIS Report: Reaping the benefits of public/ private collaboration

17 February 2015

Mike King, an economist based at the National Physical Laboratory (one the UK’s leading PSREs) who has also worked for BIS, gives his view on the recent BIS report: Estimating the effect of UK direct public support for innovation



Extension of UK intellectual property rights abroad – guidance

24 February 2015

Some countries may allow you to extend your UK IP protection and accept it as protected in that country after completing local formalities.

2014 Belgo-British Conference report on creation and business

24 February 2015

The Belgo-British Conference took place on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 November 2014 and a full report is now available.

Newton Fund: 'UK-Vietnam Infectious Diseases Workshop: expressions of interest'.

15 February 2015

A new call has been added to the Newton Fund: 'UK-Vietnam Infectious Diseases Workshop: expressions of interest'.

IPO Survey- Bad Faith Trade Mark Applications in China

15 February 2015

Bad-faith trade mark applications are a relatively common issue faced by UK businesses operating in China and the IPO would like to gain a greater knowledge of the issue through the short 10 minute survey.

UK Innovation Environment Hosts Sought For Funded Brazilian Post-Doctoral Interns

30 January 2015

The Brazilian Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel Foundation (CAPES), in partnership with Anprotec, the Brazilian Association of Science Parks and Business Incubators, is are currently seeking British partners to host post-doctoral internships focused on the management of innovation environments, aiming to develop innovation environments in Brazil.


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