life sciences

By Tammy Lovell 02:15 am August 4, 2020
The UCL Technology Fund (UCLTF) has announced first close of a £100 million target Fund 2, to take academic research all the way from proof of concept to commercialisation. The new fund, which is managed by AlbionVC in collaboration with UCL Business Ltd (UCLB), will support University College London (UCL) in achieving the full potential of innovations that have prospects for outstanding societal...
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:40 am August 6, 2019
Munich-based venture capital firm Wellington Partners has closed its largest life sciences fund to date, at €210m, it was announced last week. German insurance company Talanx, KfW Capital, a subsidiary of KfW Group bringing together 20 VC experts, and the University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Company participated in the fund, along with the European Investment Fund and European Investment...

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By Leontina Postelnicu 03:10 am April 17, 2019
Innovators in the UK will be able to apply later this month for a share of £1.5m in funding through a competition that will be run by Innovate UK and the Office for Life Sciences to help SMEs build an evidence base for their medical devices, diagnostics and digital technologies. The aim is to support developers in their efforts to get their products commissioned within the health service. How it...