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Unico and Praxis Merger

21 Jul 2009

Unico and Praxis announce that they will merge into a single charity, following an overwhelming majority vote.

New charity law guidelines

9 Jun 2009

The Charity Commission publishes new guidance explaining how the requirements of charity law apply to research carried out by Universities and other Higher Education Institutions, particularly research conducted in partnership with non-charitable organisations.

Cutting edge technologies get design to speed up route to market

1 Jun 2009

A wearable radar-on-a-chip tracking device with many safety applications, solar-powered equipment to generate clean water and electricity, and a self-sterilising catheter are among a raft of innovations expected to emerge from a new initiative using designers to help speed up the commercialisation of new technologies from some of the UK’s leading universities.

Announcing the inaugural Impact Awards and call for entries

1 Apr 2009

Nominations are invited for The Impact Awards, a new award scheme designed to recognise and celebrate the success of knowledge transfer.

UK leads the knowledge transfer world

9 Mar 2009

A new report has revealed that the UK is world-leading in measuring knowledge transfer activities.

A champion for UK innovation awarded MBE

25 Feb 2009

Lita Nelsen, co-founder of Praxis, receives the MBE for her services to innovation and technology/knowledge transfer