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The best is yet to come

January 2020 issue editorial by Thierry Heles, editor, Global University Venturing

Downturn? What downturn?

GUV’s annual review shows the ecosystem is in outstanding shape despite of all the doom and gloom in many financial papers.

University venturing in the wake of the WeWork saga

With VC investors contemplating failure at WeWork, universities could stand to benefit from their reputation in science, technology and business.

Feeding the world: the story of Cellular Agriculture

Cellular Agriculture was spun out of University of Bath in 2016 as the UK’s first startup in the cultured meat space, but its ambitions go far beyond a lab-grown burger.

Translating university research into commercial value

Is the glass half full or half empty for UK research commercialisation, asks Mike Rees in a lecture for National Centre for Universities and Business.

Corporate briefing: CVC in 2019

SoftBank and WeWork cast the biggest shadow, but the year saw a raft of huge corporate-backed IPOs while fintech and Latin America each had a big 12 months.