What we do—

Changing the world

UCLB is the commercialisation company of UCL and its partner NHS Trusts. We bring to market truly world-leading, world-changing technologies, innovations that have a real and positive impact on people’s lives.
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For Industry

For businesses seeking specific technology solutions, UCLB has the commercial expertise, legal know-how and administrative support required to broker licensing agreements, allowing companies to fully exploit unique technologies with the knowledge that exclusivity and market advantage is preserved.
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For Researchers

If you’re an academic at UCL working on a novel and exciting idea that shows promise and potential, the options and opportunities can seem complex and confusing. We’re ideally positioned to help and guide you at every step of your journey from innovation to impact.
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"We could not have done this without UCLB. Their advice, guidance and expertise was invaluable" Professor Bobby Gaspar, Chief Scientific Officer, Orchard Therapeutics "The resources and expertise of UCLB are extraordinarily high…their expertise is priceless and absolutely invaluable" Professor Sir Mark Pepys “The valuable advice and support UCLB provided us with gave us the confidence and infrastructure to launch the Print Fair” Professor Susan Collins, Slade School of Fine Art Photo Jim Wileman © 2015 Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter City Council "UCLB's experience and advice has proved pivotal in our development as a company" Rael Cline, CEO of MediaGamma "UCLB were with us every step of the way, in difficult times and supporting our successful exit" Professor Anthony Finkelstein, Systemwire/Message Automation "With UCLB's excellent advice, support and business expertise TrimTots is running and ready to roll!" Dr Julie Lanigan, Co-Founder of TrimTots "UCLB’s support has been invaluable in helping us to secure investment and spin out a company" Professor Tony Kenyon, Professor of Nanoelectronic & Nanophotonic Materials at UCL "The UCLB Projects team made sure that our funding application was both within budget and scope." Dr James Philips, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering, UCL Eastman Dental Institute "UCLB’s input and support have been invaluable. Professional, expert and a pleasure to work with" Professor Elizabeth Murray, Founder of HeLP Digital CIC “Translating research into business is such a complex effort to which we academics will be lost without the invaluable UCLB experts team guidance” Professor Giuseppe Battaglia, SomaNautix "UCLB protected my interests as an academic and an entrepreneur." Professor Anthony Finkelstein, Systemwire/Message Automation "The UCLB Projects team helped us to improve our patient sample home collection kit. This not only reduced our clinical trial costs but also increased the participation rate in the trial." Dr Andy Feber, UCL Cancer Institute "UCLB's support has been constant even during our most challenging times" Dr Eric Mayes, CEO at Endomag "UCLB are business savvy but also have a sensitive understanding of research. I am very grateful and significantly wealthier!" Professor Anthony Finkelstein, Systemwire/Message Automation "UCLB has provided valuable support to Brainminer during these challenging early start-up days" Ian Harris, CEO at Brainminer “UCLB introduced sponsors and donors to us, which contributed significantly to the fundraising effort of the Slade Print Fair” Professor Susan Collins, Slade School of Fine Art Photo Jim Wileman © 2015 Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter City Council "UCLB have been a model of what a good university TTO should be" Professor Anthony Finkelstein, Systemwire/Message Automation “UCLB are a great source of talent, expertise and experience, and have been super helpful for us over the years” Dr Daniel Hulme, CEO of Satalia

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