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Business & Society benefit from excellence in KEC Impact Awards shortlist

2 July 2015

The shortlist for the 2015 RCUK/PraxisUnico Impact Awards for Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) professionals highlights the vital role played by KEC professionals working alongside their academic colleagues. This was recognised in the recent Dowling Review which stated "people are central to strong collaborations"; the shortlisted entries demonstrate how UK KEC teams help achieve impact across all areas of business and society, locally and globally from investment in research.

PraxisUnico responds to Dowling Review

2 July 2015

PraxisUnico welcomes today’s publication of the Dowling Review of Business-University Research collaborations and in particular the recognition it gives to the role of TTOs in the Review’s balanced and informed recommendations.

How to grow your university or research institute's consultancy business

19 June 2015

Consultancy is a critical route by which universities and research institutes can disseminate their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of the economy, business, policy development, charities and non-governmental organisations in a fast and efficient manner. This new course will enable attendees to help their institutions to actively grow their consultancy activities.

PraxisUnico Conference 2015: presentations and reports

19 June 2015

Presentations and reports are now available from the PraxisUnico Conference 2015.

HEFCE: Good practice in knowledge exchange: Request for evidence by 6 July

18 June 2015

HEFCE is inviting evidence from higher education institutions, business, and other users and professional bodies to contribute to a guide to good practice in knowledge exchange.

New PraxisUnico Chair announced at AGM: Report

17 June 2015

At the PraxisUnico AGM on June 12 2015, Dr Sue O'Hare, RTTP and Managing Director, Kew Consultancy Services, handed over the Chair of PraxisUnico to Dr Angela Kukula, RTTP and Director of Enterprise at The Institute of Cancer Research, London.

RCUK and PraxisUnico announce The Impact Awards 2015 Finalists

12 June 2015

The finalists for each of The Impact Awards categories - Comtribution to Business, Contribution to Society and Outstanding KEC Initiative - were announced last night at the PraxisUnico Conference.

PraxisUnico publish Strategic Plan 2015-2020

12 June 2015

PraxisUnico announced its strategic plan 2015-2020 at the PraxisUnico Conference 2015.

HEFCE publication - SME population in England & University collaboration opportunities

28 May 2015

This is a timely production of an evidence base. UK Universities are already implementing a variety of strategies to support adoption of knowledge by SMEs and drive local growth. 

PraxisUnico view on UK Patent Filing figures

27 May 2015

The fall in the number of UK patents is reported as a failure to commercialise research: PraxisUnico explores that interpretation.

Busting myths of university-business relations

15 May 2015

We are pleased to see PraxisUnico and AURIL are referenced in HEFCE's blog, "Can we bust the myths of university-business relations?".

Notice of PraxisUnico AGM 2015

13 May 2015

The PraxisUnico Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 12 June 2015 at 0845-0900, at Croke Park, Dublin, during the PraxisUnico Conference.

Technology Transfer Briefing

30 April 2015

The Technology Transfer Offices of Edinburgh, Imperial, Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester and UCL have collaborated to produce a briefing paper, "UK University Technology Transfer : behind the headlines".

Higher Education Guide And Toolkit On Export Controls and the ATAS Student Vetting Scheme

28 April 2015

The Higher Education Guide And Toolkit On Export Controls and the ATAS Student Vetting Scheme assists with issues around export control and technology transfer activity.

PraxisUnico Acknowledges Government Response to BIS Report on University-Business Collaboration

9 April 2015

Headlines from HEFCE analysis of the REF 2014 impact case studies

26 March 2015

PraxisUnico & UKSPA Networking Lunch at PraxisUnico Conference

25 March 2015

Delegates to the PraxisUnico Annual Conference and the UK Science Park Association Conference (also at Croke Park) will be joining together for a networking lunch on Thursday 11 June, and also are sharing the morning refreshment break.

Easy Access IP Report from NCUB and PraxisUnico

25 March 2015

PraxisUnico welcomes the report on the EasyAccess IP initiative released today by NCUB, carried out in partnership with PraxisUnico and commissioned from IP Pragmatics.

PraxisUnico responds to the Dowling Review

12 March 2015

PraxisUnico's response to the Dowling Review of business university collaborations sets out our views on how business university collaborations can be supported successfully and for the long-term.

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.

New Practical Guide: Confidentiality Agreements - out now

14 January 2015

The new Practical Guide is out now and free for members of PraxisUnico.

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