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London (UCL)

Event highlights: Innovation Forum Business Skills Workshop

On 21th of September, the Innovation Forum London organised a Business Skills and Intellectual Property Workshop for science ventures, which was held at the UCL Innovation and Enterprise hub at BaseKX. In the event, entrepreneurs with an idea that overlaps with the scope of the IMAGINE IF! Global Accelerator Programme (life sciences, med-tech, pharma, digitalaaa

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London (UCL)

Bringing next-generation gene therapy to the clinic

An interview with Dr Andrea Spezzi, Chief Medical Officer of Orchard Therapeutics Orchard Therapeutics is a biotechnology company funded in November 2015 as part of a partnership with leading research centres, including University College London (UCL) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH); University California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Boston Children Hospital (BCH), Harvard. Orchard’s missionaaa

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London (UCL)

She Started It: Top Tips for Women in STEM

On 11th May, Innovation Forum partnered with Johnson & Johnson Innovation and One HealthTech to host the screening of She Started It at the Institute of Child Health in London. She Started It is a documentary following five trailblazing young female founders and their journeys of entrepreneurship through the tech world. The film screening wasaaa

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London (UCL)

Bio-Engineering of the future: a peek at “Innovation In Synthetic Biology”

On the evening of 11th October, leading experts from academia and industry, with entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers, convened to discuss the emergence of the synthetic biology era.  The conference, hosted by UCL Innovation Forum and held at the Institute of Child Health, saw hundreds of attendees garnering information from experts on the current knowledge andaaa

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London (UCL)

Innovation in Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology is the use of engineering to design and construct biological parts and systems in order to address current major challenges, including applications in the fields of environmental sciences, nutrition, cleantech and biotech. In 2012, the UK Government identified Synthetic Biology as one of the seven emerging technologies of the future with strong growthaaa

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