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.
22 October 2013
PraxisUnico welcomes Sir Andrew Witty’s report reviewing the contribution of universities to economic growth. We are pleased Sir Andrew has acknowledged the great contribution UK universities have made to innovation and economic growth over many years, and welcome the challenge to do even better.
10 October 2013
Here's a round-up of PraxisUnico's recent International activities which are intended to share the very best in UK knowledge and technology transfer around the globe.
27 September 2013
On the 9 September 2013 PraxisUnico hosted an event for Directors from PraxisUnico member institutions to discuss and debate key themes. A brief summary follows.
18 July 2013
UK’s Leading Bodies Join Forces to Suggest Improvements to the European Union Structural Fund in Support of Local Enterprise Growth
Cambridge, 18 July 2013 – A letter drafted by the UK’s leading bodies supporting innovation and the commercialisation of public sector and charity research for social and economic impact has highlighted significant issues with the European Regional Development Fund programme (ERDF). PraxisUnico, AURIL and ARMA believe that ERDF is compromising the university sector’s engagement in local economic development.
The letter, addressed to the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP and copied to other Government ministers and senior officials, outlines six key issues and suggests how these might be overcome.
4 December 2013
Translating & packaging research & technologies for the Chinese market will be the mission of the latest spin-out company set up by Isis Innovation
27 November 2013
The EME Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for various topics.
22 November 2013
City University London and now Scottish-based clean energy company Heliex Power was last night named as the ‘one to watch’ company of 2013 in the prestigious GP Bullhound Connect Awards presented in London.
29 October 2013
GE Healthcare Life Sciences today announced the opening of a Technology Laboratory at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, the UK's first open innovation bioscience campus.
21 October 2013
The ARBOR project team at Staffordshire University have been named as finalists in the European Commission’s RegioStars Awards for 2014.
5 December 2013
The four UK funding bodies welcomed the receipt of universities' submissions to the 2014 Research Assessment Framework (REF). All 155 institutions that intend to participate in the REF successfully made their submissions by the deadline on 29 November 2013.
18 November 2013
Investment of up to £4m in feasibility studies into how non-animal technologies can be further developed and applied to improve product development across a range of industries.
13 November 2013
Following its recent review, HMRC has confirmed that it does not propose any significant changes to the tax rules provided at Chapter 4A.
13 November 2013
PraxisUnico Chair, Dr Sue O'Hare, writes in Research Fortnight about how lessons from Tech City can benefit the whole country.
12 November 2013
Former Tomorrow's World presenter and PraxisUnico Impact Award host, Maggie Philbin, is to lead a Labour-backed taskforce on developing young people's digital skills.