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Talking Tech Transfer: Rohan McDougall

On this week’s episode of the Talking Tech Transfer podcast, we are joined by Rohan McDougall, the director of commercialisation at Curtin University, to discuss the challenges faced by a remote ecosystem such as Perth. We also talk about driving innovation in a region known for mining – which led to one of Curtin’s most […]

Nov 5, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Lifetime Achievement Award

After two decades spent building up University College London’s technology transfer subsidiary into a powerhouse on the international stage, Anne Lane is a wholly deserving recipient of the Global University Venturing Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021. As CEO of UCL Business (UCLB), Lane has to date helped to raise more than £1.5bn ($2bn) for spinouts […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Personality of the Year

Oxford Science Enterprises (OSE), the investment company established by University of Oxford, was already an impressive beast long before Alexis Dormandy took over its leadership. Having raised £613m ($845m) from a diverse set of global investors, OSE has helped build more than 100 spinouts, playing a substantial role in the foundation of more than 60 […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Tech Transfer Office of the Year

That the innovation ecosystem in Scotland manages to punch well above its weight – not just in the UK but in Europe as a whole – is in no small part thanks to Edinburgh Innovations. The unit is a wholly-owned subsidiary of University of Edinburgh, and was founded more than 50 years ago. Its track […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: CVC Investment in a Spinout of the Year

Right now, quantum computing is perhaps the single most exciting development in the world of technology – so it is appropriate that the Global University Venturing 2021 Award for CVC Investment in a Spinout should go to M12 for its involvement in the $450m series D round for PsiQuantum, a US-based developer of quantum computing […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Technology of the Year

DNA analysis that can help obese people and diabetes sufferers choose the right food to eat is the innovation that underpins the success of Imperial College London spinout DnaNudge, winner of the Global University Venturing Technology of the Year Award in 2021. The firm’s DNA testing products can also aid those suffering from hypertension and […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Investment Unit of the Year

Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC)’s appetite for dealmaking has remained undimmed during the pandemic, with a slew of new investments in recent months highlighting the patient capital fund’s ongoing commitment to supporting world-leading life-sciences and deeptech businesses. With more than £300m ($410m) under management, CIC’s relationship with University of Cambridge and its technology transfer office, Cambridge […]

Nov 4, 2021

GUV Awards 2021: Fundraising of the Year

Atlantic Bridge’s first University Bridge Fund has played a vital role in helping Ireland’s most promising innovators on their path to global success – an achievement that the second fund, launched earlier this year, looks set to build upon. Focusing on deep tech, the €80m ($93.7m) University Bridge Fund II will continue the work done […]

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