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How Basel supercharged its spinout rate

Basel has quietly built a life sciences ecosystem that’s becoming hard to ignore.


Feb 27, 2024

University of Durham’s Hammond retires

Tim Hammond, who spent the past 24 years at the University of Durham and was programme lead at Northern Accelerator, retired at the end of January.

Feb 1, 2024

Rampuri bids farewell to the University of Bristol

After nearly two decades with the University of Bristol, director of enterprise services Mustafa Rampuri has joined startup Duality Quantum Photonics.

Feb 1, 2024

Penn promotes Swartley and Dibling

John Swartley is the university’s inaugural chief innovation officer, while Benjamin Dibling will take over from Swartley at tech transfer office PCI.

Feb 1, 2024

Auburn appoints Reed to head IPX

Auburn University has named Patrick Reed, who's worked in tech transfer for two decades, as executive director of its Intellectual Property Exchange.

Jan 26, 2024

Adams succeeds Keiller at WPI

Terry Lopaka Adams has been appointed to lead the tech transfer office at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute following the retirement of Todd Keiller.

Jan 25, 2024

Cambridge promotes O’Brien to pro-vice-chancellor

Diarmuid O’Brien will continue to act as CEO of Cambridge Enterprise for one day a week.

Jan 24, 2024

German AI spinout centre hires Möller

Laura Möller is the new director of K.I.E.Z, a multi-university-backed entrepreneurship centre for artificial intelligence startups.

Jan 22, 2024

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News Continued

Helsinki hires Hakovirta to helm commercialisation

Marko Hakovirta, currently a faculty member at North Carolina State University, will become CEO at Helsinki Innovation Services by April.

Jan 22, 2024

Quantinuum's $300m round shows growing corporate bets on quantum

Backed by JPMorgan Chase, Honeywell, Amgen, Mitsui & Co, Quantinuum is working both on quantum hardware and software — and is now one of the biggest players in the field.

Jan 19, 2024

USC Stevens Center brings in Overstreet as executive director

Erin Overstreet is rejoining university tech transfer, having spent the past year at an IP consultancy and earlier career stops at UCSF and UT Austin.

Jan 15, 2024

Russell bids farewell to PraxisAuril

David Russell will move back into the education sector, joining Pearson after having led PraxisAuril as chief executive for the past year.

Jan 8, 2024

Chalmers promotes Ottosson to CEO

Pontus Ottosson is taking over from Sara Wallin as chief executive of Chalmers Ventures, promoting him from his position as head of investments.

Dec 19, 2023

Baxter brings his expertise to UC Davis

George Baxter will leave Edinburgh Innovations this spring to become UC Davis’ inaugural chief innovation and economic development officer.

Dec 13, 2023

Editor's Picks

How Basel supercharged its spinout rate

Basel has quietly built a life sciences ecosystem that’s becoming hard to ignore.

Feb 27, 2024

Resistance is futile: seven superconductor companies that want to change the world

From healthcare to fusion to quantum computing to space, superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the world. And the technology is finally ready to commercialise.

Nov 6, 2023

Race to find (and fund) the new diabetes spinouts

From needleless wearables that monitor glucose to thermal imaging that prevents amputations, spinouts are improving care for a disease that affects 550m people.

Aug 17, 2023

Spinout factories: why Ireland's universities punch above their weight

From a university-owned farm and a state agency that funds TTOs and invests in spinouts to a national IP protocol, Ireland has a lot to teach others.

Jun 14, 2023
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