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PraxisUnico response to the Government’s Science and Innovation Strategy

19 December 2014

PraxisUnico examines the Government's "Plan for growth: science and innovation strategy" and its implications for knowledge exchange.

"The REF impact agenda builds the right incentives into the system" - a view from the REF Panel

18 December 2014

PraxisUnico board member and Director of Academic Liaison at GSK, Malcolm Skingle, describes his involvement in the REF assessment from his perspective as a user of university research outputs.

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.

Introducing PraxisUnico's new International Director

31 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that Nessa Carey has joined PraxisUnico as International Director.

Announcing the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards

13 June 2014

Cambridge, UK, 13 June 2014 – Steve Mould, science and TV presenter, announced the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards at a glittering ceremony in Cardiff last night.

Announcing the finalists of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards

12 May 2014

Cambridge, UK, 12 May 2014 - Ten projects have been shortlisted in PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards for 2014.  These finalists have already made, or are poised to make, an outstanding contribution to society and the economy through innovation.

UMIP: Researchers' Guides

7 May 2014

These Guides were originally commissioned and created by Mr Clive Rowland, CEO, The University of Manchester Intellectual Property Limited (UMIP) and Ms Janet Knowles, Partner, Eversheds LLP.

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.

PraxisUnico welcomes the announcement of a Scottish Innovation Forum

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.

PraxisUnico responds to the Witty Report

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. 

News from recent PraxisUnico International activities

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.

News from the PraxisUnico Directors' Forum

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.

Open Letter to Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP regarding ERDF

18 July 2013

This open letter addressed to the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP and copied to other Government ministers and senior officials, outlines six key issues regarding European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

UK’s leading bodies join forces in support of local enterprise growth

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. 

PraxisUnico comments on the Government's response to the 'Valley of Death' report

16 July 2013

Cambridge, UK, 16 July 2013 – PraxisUnico, the UK’s leading research commercialisation body, comments on the Government’s response to the Science and Technology Committee’s report Bridging the valley of death: improving the commercialisation of research.

PraxisUnico reports from IPO/Big Innovation Centre Triple Helix Conference

9 July 2013

This conference held a lunchtime session hosted by the Intellectual Property Office and the Big Innovation Centre on the theme of universities in open innovation.

Tim Wilson announces winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards

14 June 2013

Cambridge, UK, 14 June 2013 – Tim Wilson widely acknowledged as being one of the leading thinkers in university/business collaboration and Chair of the judging panel announced the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards at a glittering ceremony in Nottingham last night.

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