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The EU supports SME Internationalisation Beyond its Borders

Friday, 7 December 2018

With Projects like Global-Spin we can see how the European Commission is making it a priority to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their competitiveness
The EU supports SME Internationalisation Beyond its Borders 2018-12-07
Britain has more Spin-off Power than is Generally Perceived

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

We know that academic spin-offs can greatly contribute to a country’s economy (as seen in the United States here), however it isn’t always easy to scale up academic ideas to business ones
Britain has more Spin-off Power than is Generally Perceived 2018-12-04
University College London Spin-Off Receives £5 million to Research Drug Testing

Monday, 3 December 2018

Engitix Ltd is a company that formed as a spin-off from the research carried out at the Institute for Liver and Digestive Health in the Division of Medicine at the University College London (UCL)
University College London Spin-Off Receives £5 million to Research Drug Testing 2018-12-03
Why We See More Start-ups Going International Early in their Growth Processes

Friday, 30 November 2018

We are talking a lot about spin-off and start-up internationalisation here at GS., but why are new companies look to spread their products and services to other countries when, as we know from the Global-Spin Research results, it isn’t any easy task?
Why We See More Start-ups Going International Early in their Growth Processes 2018-11-30
University of Navarra to Support their Fifth Spin-off

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The Public University of Navarra has opted to support spin-off company Bioinsectics that is developing new insecticide technologies to help control plagues.
University of Navarra to Support their Fifth Spin-off 2018-11-28
Top Cities for Start-ups that are looking to Internationalise

Monday, 26 November 2018

At Global-Spin we recognise the importance of having an international team in the global world we live in.
Top Cities for Start-ups that are looking to Internationalise 2018-11-26
Manchester University Spin-off Forms Part of a Study of Lung Disease from Medication

Friday, 23 November 2018

In today’s day and age a plethora of drugs are prescribed for diseases such as arthritis, cancer, and heart problems.
Manchester University Spin-off Forms Part of a Study of Lung Disease from Medication 2018-11-23
Turing University Research into Innovation is Essential for Inclusive Capitalism

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

It is often talked about how many people now want more than financial incentive from their job—they want something that they can connect to, something that makes them feel good about how they live their lives
Turing University Research into Innovation is Essential for Inclusive Capitalism 2018-11-21
University Spin-off Helps Companies Chat with their Data

Monday, 19 November 2018

Even though big data is now considered key for business to understand their analytics
University Spin-off Helps Companies Chat with their Data 2018-11-19
Innovating with Start-ups has its Challenges

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Innovation is a buzzword in today’s business world—everyone believes they should be promoting this kind of culture .
Innovating with Start-ups has its Challenges 2018-11-15
The importance of great leaders

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

We recognise important leaders when we see them, but we don’t tend to think about the pattern that can be found in the way these people think, act, and operate.
The importance of great leaders 2018-11-14
PhD Studies lead to Spin-off Focused on Agricultural Yields

Monday, 12 November 2018

When co-founder Dr Charles Veys was carrying out his PhD studies at the University of Manchester he was able to develop a tool that aims to improve agriculture yields in addition to their quality and shelf life.
PhD Studies lead to Spin-off Focused on Agricultural Yields 2018-11-12
EU Funded Project Cube In helps SMEs Internationalise in Emerging Markets

Friday, 2 November 2018

Internationalisation of SMEs and start-ups is currently in the public eye as it is something that many companies, especially those linked to small national markets, have to consider in order to be successful
EU Funded Project Cube In helps SMEs Internationalise in Emerging Markets 2018-11-02
Two Universities Join Together to Create a Spin-Off

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The University of Liverpool and Queen’s University Belfast have joined forces to create a spin-off company based around ‘porous liquids’ that are able to absorb gases in industrial and technological environments.
Two Universities Join Together to Create a Spin-Off 2018-10-31
B2B Spanish Start-up Finding International Success

Monday, 29 October 2018

The Spanish start-up Travelperk is in a strange position—they are under the radar for the general public because they work business to business (B2B) but, at the same time, they have raised about 65 million euros in the last six months
B2B Spanish Start-up Finding International Success 2018-10-29
Fourth Meeting of the Global-Spin Project in Porto

Friday, 26 October 2018

On the 9th of October, the Global-Spin Project celebrated its fourth and final meeting in Porto, Portugal hosted by Project Partners Advancis.
Fourth Meeting of the Global-Spin Project in Porto 2018-10-26
Oxford University Spin-off Works to Identify Heart Attacks Before they Happen

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

The imaging technology that will be developed by Oxford University Spin-off Caristo will help scientist predict heart attacks potentially years before they occur
Oxford University Spin-off Works to Identify Heart Attacks Before they Happen 2018-10-24
If You Want to Keep Your Global Talent, You have to make them Feel Welcome

Monday, 22 October 2018

Focusing on finding the best talent around the world is not enough to ensure that you will be able to effectively integrate these professionals into your business.
If You Want to Keep Your Global Talent, You have to make them Feel Welcome 2018-10-22
University Spin-off Amprologix is Developing New Antibiotics

Monday, 15 October 2018

Amprologix is a new company that has spun-off from the University of Plymouth in the UK with the intention of partnering with other experts in the field to develop and commercialise the research of university Professor Mathew Upton
University Spin-off Amprologix is Developing New Antibiotics 2018-10-15
University of Granada Spin-off has been chosen as one of the Most Innovative in the World

Friday, 12 October 2018

Spin-off Xtrem Biotech from the University of Granada has been recognised by accelerator TERRA as one of the 17 most innovative start-ups in the area of food and agriculture world-wide.
University of Granada Spin-off has been chosen as one of the Most Innovative in the World 2018-10-12
Nature vs. Nurture: the Role Grit Plays in Success

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Last week we dove into the debate about whether entrepreneurs are born or made, but this week we want to take another spin on this question—what researcher Angela Duckworth calls “grit.”
Nature vs. Nurture: the Role Grit Plays in Success 2018-10-11
The 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index is now Available

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Part of the Global-Spin Project is dedicated to recruitment and retention of talent in an international marketplace.
The 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index is now Available 2018-10-10
Southampton University Spin-off Develops a Device to Diagnose Infertility

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Supported by the University of Southampton and the NHS, the spin-off company Vivoplex Medical is trying to help identify reasons behind infertility and, hopefully, be able to propose simple solutions when possible.
Southampton University Spin-off Develops a Device to Diagnose Infertility 2018-10-09
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Monday, 8 October 2018

This may be one of the biggest questions that we are hearing, especially since the world we live in supports entrepreneurs like never before.
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? 2018-10-08
Evox Therapeutics Completes Series B Financing at around 45 Million Dollars

Friday, 5 October 2018

In September of 2018 the Oxford spin-off Evox Therapeutics Ltd finished their Series B financing raising £35.5 million (approximately $45.4 million)
Evox Therapeutics Completes Series B Financing at around 45 Million Dollars 2018-10-05
Crossing the Bridge from an Academic to a Start-up Life

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

While many academics may have the knowledge to create innovative solutions, the journey from academia to entrepreneur is not easy.
Crossing the Bridge from an Academic to a Start-up Life 2018-10-03
Stanford Spin-off Unveils a Digital Health Platform to support in Concussion Treatment

Monday, 1 October 2018

TeachAids is a social venture that is impacting health education around the world.
Stanford Spin-off Unveils a Digital Health Platform to support in Concussion Treatment 2018-10-01
Understanding International Talent in 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018

There is no doubt that the workplace is becoming more global as professionals are willing to move around the world and managers are looking abroad for expertise.
Understanding International Talent in 2018 2018-09-21
Spin-off to Focus on Drug Development for Alzheimer’s Disease

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

KinoPharma is an academic spin-off founded in April 2005 by Professor and entrepreneurial scientist Masatoshi Hagiwara in Japan
Spin-off to Focus on Drug Development for Alzheimer’s Disease 2018-09-19
Five Entrepreneurial Experiences that must be lived to be Understood

Monday, 17 September 2018

One of the biggest problems with becoming an entrepreneur is that you don’t really know how the endeavour will turn out until you get started.
Five Entrepreneurial Experiences that must be lived to be Understood 2018-09-17
Ghent University Spin-off Creates Small-animal Scanners

Friday, 14 September 2018

The spin-off from Ghent University, MOLECUBES, focuses on building imaging ‘cubes’ to help researchers carry out high-performance SPECT/CT and PET/CT studies on small animals in limited lab space.
Ghent University Spin-off Creates Small-animal Scanners 2018-09-14
CAGE Distance Framework to Help with Company Internationalisation

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Developed by Pankaj Ghemawat, the CAGE framework is a way of evaluating the distance between countries.
CAGE Distance Framework to Help with Company Internationalisation 2018-09-12
University of Bristol Spin-off could Transform Diabetes Treatment

Monday, 10 September 2018

The spin-off Ziylo, from the University of Bristol, has been sold to pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk who now hopes to transform the way diabetics are treated.
University of Bristol Spin-off could Transform Diabetes Treatment 2018-09-10
Celonis is TU Munich’s first ‘Unicorn’

Friday, 31 August 2018

A ‘unicorn’ is a start-up company with a value over $1 billion. Celonis, a spin-off from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has recently reached this level and, therefore, are considered to be among the most successful start-ups around the world.
Celonis is TU Munich’s first ‘Unicorn’ 2018-08-31
How to Know when to Internationalise

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

A company’s decision to internationalise is personal—some businesses might start out as international entities where as other might never take the leap.
How to Know when to Internationalise 2018-08-29
Lancaster University Spin-off Specialises in Pure Helium

Monday, 27 August 2018

The Lancaster University Spin-off Lancaster Helium Ltd is potentially the only commercial supplier in the world for isotopically pure helium.
Lancaster University Spin-off Specialises in Pure Helium 2018-08-27
I-BIS Incubator Focuses on Helping SMEs Grow and Entrepreneurs get off the Ground

Friday, 20 July 2018

Project I-BIS (Innovative Business Growth Incubator for Start-ups) is part of the European Commission initiative to develop a pan-European method of growing businesses.
I-BIS Incubator Focuses on Helping SMEs Grow and Entrepreneurs get off the Ground 2018-07-20
Charles University in Prague Steps Up their Academic Spin-off Game

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Charles University in Prague is one of the oldest universities in the world while still being renowned as a prestigious institution of higher education.
Charles University in Prague Steps Up their Academic Spin-off Game 2018-07-19
Venture Philanthropy Accelerator hopes to Support Alzheimer’s Diagnostics

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Keeping in mind that one of the main reasons for the lack of Alzheimer’s drug development is due to a lack of correctly identified, non-invasive biomarkers that can be used to confirm the disease in patients
Venture Philanthropy Accelerator hopes to Support Alzheimer’s Diagnostics 2018-07-18
ETH Zurich Spin-off Receives Funding for Wind Power Technology

Monday, 16 July 2018

Skypull, a limited liability company, is currently based in Lugano Switzerland and has roots in the University ETH Zurich.
ETH Zurich Spin-off Receives Funding for Wind Power Technology 2018-07-16
Does Academia have a Bias against Female Entrepreneurs?

Friday, 13 July 2018

It is well recognised that university spin-offs play an important role both in innovation and economic stimulation. However, we can see a lack of women scientists and engineers participating in the development and formation of university spin-offs.
Does Academia have a Bias against Female Entrepreneurs? 2018-07-13
Why Internationalisation is important for New Businesses

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

More than ever before, we are seeing a globalisation of start-ups and spin-offs. This allows companies to tap into specific markets, even when consumers are not collected in a small physical area.
Why Internationalisation is important for New Businesses 2018-07-11
Belgium Spin-off Dedicated to Cancer Patients

Monday, 9 July 2018

iTeos Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceuticeutical company based in Belgium and the USA, was founded as a spin-off in 2011 from the Ludwig Cancer Research (LICR) and the Duve Institute at the University of Louvain (UCL)
Belgium Spin-off Dedicated to Cancer Patients 2018-07-09
From the agenda pages to a phone screen—How to organize the life of an entrepreneur at the Apps era

Friday, 29 June 2018

Every morning you arrive into your office and unroll an endless scroll of things to do: reply to e-mails, make sure your social networks are up-to-date, communicate with your team, organize projects, tasks of the day, meetings.
From the agenda pages to a phone screen—How to organize the life of an entrepreneur at the Apps era 2018-06-29
Diversity is a source of wealth. Neurodiversity is not an exception, especially in the workplace.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The intertwining of our differences, perspectives, experiences, minds, and cultures make us original and one-of-a-kind in our daily life, as well as in our workplace.
Diversity is a source of wealth. Neurodiversity is not an exception, especially in the workplace. 2018-06-27
A Start-up business plan: a dismaying challenge?

Monday, 25 June 2018

Every morning somewhere around the world, there is a startupper who wakes up, drinks a coffee, turns on the laptop, and starts searching for information on how to write a Business Plan.
A Start-up business plan: a dismaying challenge? 2018-06-25
Measure what matters and achieve your goals: the successful secret of John Doerr

Friday, 22 June 2018

In our daily life we constantly set goals, but not all goals are created or shared equally.
Measure what matters and achieve your goals: the successful secret of John Doerr 2018-06-22
Climb over the barriers and go global: 5 tips shared by Alan Kelse

Thursday, 21 June 2018

The market moves and evolves rapidly. In this context, many entrepreneurs identify international expansion as a critical component of their business growth strategy but sometimes they are unprepared.
Climb over the barriers and go global: 5 tips shared by Alan Kelse 2018-06-21
Plant a pencil! Sprouts, the sustainable startup, has been sown in large companies too.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Ready to be planted, the pencil of the Danish startup Sprouts has flourished throughout Europe and beyond, reaching up to 70 countries.
Plant a pencil! Sprouts, the sustainable startup, has been sown in large companies too. 2018-06-19
EU-funded academic spin-off aims to reduce gas leaks with an innovative device

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The academic spin-off Sensia, rooted in the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), has developed and released a system that detects fugitive gas emissions which are harmful and pollutant to the environment.
EU-funded academic spin-off aims to reduce gas leaks with an innovative device 2018-06-14
Work-related stress. Some companies move ahead to find positive and curious solutions to manage it.

Monday, 11 June 2018

Tight deadlines, long shifts, tasks piled up and ever-increasing demands can leave you feeling worried, a little nervous, or overwhelmed.
Work-related stress. Some companies move ahead to find positive and curious solutions to manage it. 2018-06-11
How to value your startup? Discover different key factors and methods to measure what your new business is worth.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

It is said that startup valuation is more an art rather than a science. Surely it is not an easy process.
How to value your startup? Discover different key factors and methods to measure what your new business is worth. 2018-06-10
Startups interested in working with data? There is an open call for you.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The European Data Incubator (EDI) has set up a free acceleration program for startups offering solutions based on data processing.
Startups interested in working with data? There is an open call for you. 2018-06-06
Millenials: the generation of movers. But where do they go?

Monday, 4 June 2018

Being part of the millennial age often means being attracted and moving toward environments rich in opportunities.
Millenials: the generation of movers. But where do they go? 2018-06-04
Communication: what is its impact in the working environment?

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

The role that communication plays in success or in the failure of a relationship is well-known—and working relationships are not an exception.
Communication: what is its impact in the working environment? 2018-05-29
Startup World Cup 2018: the Spanish "Wallbox" gets on the podium

Monday, 28 May 2018

Dedicated to launching and creating opportunities for the new wave of leading entrepreneurs, Startup World Cup is a competition that brings together startups from all around the globe.
Startup World Cup 2018: the Spanish "Wallbox" gets on the podium 2018-05-28
Do you have an idea for a new start up? Make it comes true thanks to crowdfunding!

Sunday, 27 May 2018

An idea came up in your mind and you would like it to come true by launching a new start up. What is the next step?
Do you have an idea for a new start up? Make it comes true thanks to crowdfunding! 2018-05-27
Build, Measure, Learn. Lean Startup: one way a business tries to not be swept away.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Released in 2011, "The Lean Startup" by Eric Lies introduced a business method that allows newly created companies to grow at top speed in the business world.
Build, Measure, Learn. Lean Startup: one way a business tries to not be swept away. 2018-05-24
Recruit or work in Europe? With the EURES network you can.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Today, the choice to work or hire beyond national borders is a perspective increasingly taken into consideration as opens up enormous opportunities on a professional and personal level.
Recruit or work in Europe? With the EURES network you can. 2018-05-22
Young and innovative startup awarded for its efforts for a more sustainable world

Monday, 21 May 2018

According to estimates, every year in Europe more than 25 million tons of plastic waste is generated and less than 30% is recycled.
Young and innovative startup awarded for its efforts for a more sustainable world 2018-05-21
The intertwining of diversity and innovation in today's business

Friday, 11 May 2018

The ever-changing global economic situation is pushing more and more companies to look beyond their borders and to take on diversified features, even within their team.
The intertwining of diversity and innovation in today's business 2018-05-11
Start-ups planted in the heart of Oxford

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Renowned for being one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe, the University of Oxford does not slow down the pace of innovation and welcomes the University's new startup accelerator, OXFO L.E.V8.
Start-ups planted in the heart of Oxford 2018-05-09
Work, Create, Share: co-working spaces

Monday, 7 May 2018

Shared spaces, meeting places, sources of synergies and innovative ideas: today the phenomenon of co-working redefines the boundaries, the conception and the sociality of the work spaces in an innovative way.
Work, Create, Share: co-working spaces 2018-05-07
Businesses should know how to ride the wave of the new generation

Friday, 4 May 2018

New generations consider social networks not just as a parallel world, but as an integral part and extension of their real and social life.
Businesses should know how to ride the wave of the new generation 2018-05-04
Women's empowerment in the new startups

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Today advancing gender equality and women's empowerment is a central theme, even in the business world.
Women's empowerment in the new startups 2018-05-02
How to succeed with your startup? A factor can overcome others.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Start-ups are an interesting engine of innovative ideas but often represent a journey into the unknown that causes dizziness.
How to succeed with your startup? A factor can overcome others. 2018-04-30
University for Innovation (I4U): an inter-university bridge to bring research to businesses

Friday, 27 April 2018

In this ever-changing world, innovation is one of the most mentioned words in both academic and the business world but its connection with progress is essential.
University for Innovation (I4U): an inter-university bridge to bring research to businesses 2018-04-27
Third Partnership Meeting in Palermo (Italy)

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

On April 12, 2018 the third partnership meeting of the GLOBAL-SPIN Project (Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Promoting Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin-Offs) took place in Palermo
Third Partnership Meeting in Palermo (Italy) 2018-04-25
The University of Deusto rewards women in the field of technological research and development

Monday, 23 April 2018

In its fifth edition, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Deusto (Spain) awarded the Ada Byron prize to Maria Ángeles Martín Prats, lecturer and investigator in the electronic engineering department at the University of Seville.
The University of Deusto rewards women in the field of technological research and development 2018-04-23
How Research Culture Impacts AI Research Results

Thursday, 19 April 2018

In a world where few countries can compete with the economic investment that the United States is able to spend on research, how can they contend with the results?
How Research Culture Impacts AI Research Results 2018-04-19
Barcelona Spin-off Participates in Call to Study a Treatment for Fabry Disease

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Nanomol Technologies, a privately held spin-off from the Spanish Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)
Barcelona Spin-off Participates in Call to Study a Treatment for Fabry Disease 2018-04-18
Academic Spin-off Focuses on Understanding Hereditary Eye Diseases

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

The company DBGen, a spin-off from the research carried out at the Universitat de Barcelona, is working towards creating a specialised diagnostic technique for those with hereditary eye diseases.
Academic Spin-off Focuses on Understanding Hereditary Eye Diseases 2018-04-17
How Any Business can be an International Business

Friday, 6 April 2018

Speaker Scott Szwast gives a TedTalk about how any business can be an international business, and how going global isn’t as complicated as we might think it is.
How Any Business can be an International Business 2018-04-06
Is this What True Entrepreneurship Education Should Look Like?

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

In a world where entrepreneurship is being touted as a solution to economic problems world-wide in the future, even in the GLOBAL-SPIN Project it is important, are people really developing the skills they need?
Is this What True Entrepreneurship Education Should Look Like? 2018-04-04
Austrian Government Supports Research Spin-offs

Monday, 2 April 2018

The Austrian government has decided to launch a unique programme supporting academics in the creation of spin-offs.
Austrian Government Supports Research Spin-offs 2018-04-02
Queen’s University Spin-off Still Prosperous after Almost 40 Years

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Andor Technology Ltd was spun-off from Belfast at Queen’s University in 1989 and now, almost 40 years later, employs over 400 people in 16 locations all around the world.
Queen’s University Spin-off Still Prosperous after Almost 40 Years 2018-03-21
MIT Startup Exchange Charges Businesses for Early Access to Spin-offs

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

The MIT Startup Exchange is where companies and MIT related startups can meet and connect in order to collaborate on new technologies and markets.
MIT Startup Exchange Charges Businesses for Early Access to Spin-offs 2018-03-20
Cultural Differences Impact International Businesses

Monday, 19 March 2018

We have already introduced a series of infographics that depict various differences between cultures, but how aware are you of the cultural differences that could affect your international business.
Cultural Differences Impact International Businesses 2018-03-19
Berkeley Accelerator to Focus on AI

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Created by students and entrepreneurs looking for a community and set of resources to help create academic spin-offs and startups, The House looked to create a space that fulfilled their needs
Berkeley Accelerator to Focus on AI 2018-03-07
Spin-off Supports Training and Technical Support for Geographic Information

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

GIS4tech, a spin-off from the University of Granada, is working towards supporting Engineers and Urban studies in their understanding of geographic systems.
Spin-off Supports Training and Technical Support for Geographic Information 2018-03-06
The Importance of Understanding Failures

Monday, 5 March 2018

While success stories can motivate new entrepreneurs, stories of failure can help understand what not to do and how not to do it.
The Importance of Understanding Failures 2018-03-05
Not all Academic Research can be Spin-off

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

At GLOBAL-SPIN we are working towards helping managers and academics spin-off and start-up new companies
Not all Academic Research can be Spin-off 2018-02-21
Wright State University Spin-off Provides Digital Insight to Companies

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Cognovi Labs is a spin-off from Wright State University that focuses on artificial intelligence and behavioural science
Wright State University Spin-off Provides Digital Insight to Companies 2018-02-20
Participation of the Global-Spin team in the Thematic Cluster Meeting of Knowledge Alliances in Brussels

Monday, 19 February 2018

On the 31st of January and 1st of February 2018, GLOBAL-SPIN promoter Carmen Osuna, and colleague Ana Silveira, participated in the Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances Thematic Cluster Meeting in Brussels
Participation of the Global-Spin team in the Thematic Cluster Meeting of Knowledge Alliances in Brussels 2018-02-19
Spin-off Studies Heart Muscle Cells

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The spin-off from the University at Buffalo Cytocybernetics has received $1.5 million from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to develop their study of the heart’s electoral activity when introduced to new medication.
Spin-off Studies Heart Muscle Cells 2018-02-14
The Transition from Academic Research to Academic Spin-off

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

In September of 2017, a company years in the making spun-off from research carried out at Duke University. Unicorn ML is led by researcher Lawrence Carin.
The Transition from Academic Research to Academic Spin-off 2018-02-14
Connectivity between Universities and Startups Makes a Difference

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

In Kerala, a state in India, the government is considering how the lack of connectivity between academics and businesses is creating problems for the development of a startup ecosystem.
Connectivity between Universities and Startups Makes a Difference 2018-02-13
Stanford Spin-off Partners with Pharmacy Giants on Cancer Studies

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The Stanford Spin-off Forty Seven Inc. has a passion for helping cancer patients beat their disease through the development of novel therapies.
Stanford Spin-off Partners with Pharmacy Giants on Cancer Studies 2018-01-31
Doing Business Globally—What should you know?

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

People carry out business differently in different places around the world, from the way they interact to the way they eat to the way they choose new colleagues.
Doing Business Globally—What should you know? 2018-01-31
New Heart Attack Procedure Developed Together with Academic Spin-off

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

At the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven, the University of Eindhoven is working together with the academic spin-off LifeTec Group to develop a way to limit damage from a heart attack.
New Heart Attack Procedure Developed Together with Academic Spin-off 2018-01-31
Spin-off Works towards Prototyping Solid-State Battery Cells

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Sakti3, a spin-off from the University of Michigan specialises in battery technology and has been purchased by the vacuum company Dyson with the intention to prototyping, and after producing at mass scale, solid-state battery cells
Spin-off Works towards Prototyping Solid-State Battery Cells 2018-01-25
Newer Universities Lead in Start-up Creation

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Academic spin-offs are a strong source of research knowledge transfer and can provide universities with an extra source of financing. Therefore, it is no surprise that universities consider spin-offs worthy of time and financial investment.
Newer Universities Lead in Start-up Creation 2018-01-25
A University of Oxford Spin-off Applies Artificial Intelligence to Software Development

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

The spin-off Diffblue is a leader in AI that also understands how software code works. This means that they are capable of reaching their goal of automating all traditional coding tasks
A University of Oxford Spin-off Applies Artificial Intelligence to Software Development 2018-01-23
Bulletin for the Project GLOBAL-SPIN

Friday, 19 January 2018

We are pleased to present you will the second Newsletter for GLOBAL-SPIN – Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs, supported by the European Union and the Erasmus+
Bulletin for the Project GLOBAL-SPIN 2018-01-19
Singapore Spin-Off Aims to Produce a Non-Invasive “Liquid Biopsy”

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Clearbridge BioMedics is a spin-off from the National University of Singapore that focuses on applications of oncology research and diagnostics.
Singapore Spin-Off Aims to Produce a Non-Invasive “Liquid Biopsy” 2018-01-18
The University of Edinburgh Promotes R&D Spin-Offs

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The University of Edinburgh tech transfer office is Edinburgh Innovations and this office has helped launch 189 companies in the last five years
The University of Edinburgh Promotes R&D Spin-Offs 2018-01-17
University Accelerator Intends to Set Entrepreneurs Up for Long-Term Success

Friday, 22 December 2017

With new entrepreneurs appearing every day, how can we know which ones will survive or not? The global community of Singularity University hopes to empower, inspire, and educate impact-focused startups in order to promote business longevity.
University Accelerator Intends to Set Entrepreneurs Up for Long-Term Success 2017-12-22
Spin-Off Works to Transfer University Research to Industry

Friday, 22 December 2017

University of Granada Spin-off BIOT is an enterprise dedicated to research and development, innovation and patenting in the area of microbiology and biotechnology
Spin-Off Works to Transfer University Research to Industry 2017-12-22
How International Entrepreneurs are Changing the World

Friday, 22 December 2017

All over the world social entrepreneurs are working to make the world a better place.
How International Entrepreneurs are Changing the World 2017-12-22
How Startups Can Impact Academic Research

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Startups such as Coursera have already been changing the way education is offered to students by making high quality courses available to students anywhere, at any time, online
How Startups Can Impact Academic Research 2017-12-14
Spin-off Focuses on Solving Oil Analysis Problems

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

RAB-Microfluidics, a spin-off developed by Dr Rotimi Alabi from the University of Aberdeen, is focusing on how real-time testing and analysis of oils can change the way a company functions
Spin-off Focuses on Solving Oil Analysis Problems 2017-12-13
Vegetable Powder as a Solution for Those Who Don’t Eat their Veggies

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Normally it’s the kids of the family who find vegetables distasteful. However, the company Salaatike from Finland was started when a bodybuilder, Pasi, decided to find a more palatable way to get his nutrition than eating fresh veg
Vegetable Powder as a Solution for Those Who Don’t Eat their Veggies 2017-12-12
Biggest Challenges of International Businesses

Friday, 1 December 2017

At the beginning of this year, Hult International Business School identified 11 challenges that international businesses face in 2017.
Biggest Challenges of International Businesses 2017-12-01
Oxford Spin-off Develops High-value Chemical Compounds

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Oxford Biotrans is an Oxford University spin-off company which works towards the development and commercialization of “naturally” produced, high-value chemical compounds.
Oxford Spin-off Develops High-value Chemical Compounds 2017-11-30
The European Innovation Council to Pilot 1,000 New Projects

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The European Innovation Council is working towards improving Europe’s innovation capacity by supporting entities that have the potential to make a difference.
The European Innovation Council to Pilot 1,000 New Projects 2017-11-29
How Universities can Promote Innovation

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

In order to be able to have the ideas behind academic spin-offs it is necessary to promote R&D and overall innovative and inspirational practices within a university.
How Universities can Promote Innovation 2017-11-21
Review of World-Wide University Spin-Offs for 2017

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Universities are constantly recognising the importance that academic spin-offs can have on the transfer of knowledge and economy stimulation.
Review of World-Wide University Spin-Offs for 2017 2017-11-21
Spin-off to Help Stock Traders Make Faster, Smarter Decisions

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

The spin-off from the University of Glasgow, Scoop Analytics, applies artificial intelligence to Twitter for breaking news, etc. with the intention of giving stock traders the information necessary to make intelligent choices.
Spin-off to Help Stock Traders Make Faster, Smarter Decisions 2017-11-21
The Importance that Academic Spin-offs can have on the Economy: A Study from the United States

Friday, 10 November 2017

A study published in June of 2017 shows the impact that University and Non-profit inventions have had on the US economy from 1995-2015.
The Importance that Academic Spin-offs can have on the Economy: A Study from the United States 2017-11-10
Oxford University Spin-off Uses on Animal Movement to Improve Systems

Friday, 10 November 2017

At Animal Dynamics, an Oxford University Spin-off, they believe that the movement that has been refined over centuries by animals can help humans create more efficient and more powerful systems
Oxford University Spin-off Uses on Animal Movement to Improve Systems 2017-11-10
Purdue Spin-off Fighting Cholera with a Smartphone

Friday, 10 November 2017

PathVis, a Purdue University spin-off will prototype their phone technology to be able to detect the level of a pathogen in a given area and report this information back to health officials starting in November
Purdue Spin-off Fighting Cholera with a Smartphone 2017-11-10
Oxford Spin-off looking for a Universal Flu Vaccine

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Vaccitech, a spin-off company from the research department of Oxford Universities Jenner Institute is searching for a ‘universal’ vaccine against the seasonal flu.
Oxford Spin-off looking for a Universal Flu Vaccine 2017-11-07
How a Spin-off wants to save Water in Drought Situations

Monday, 6 November 2017

In places such as South Africa’s Western Cape where there is a water crisis due to drought, saving water is essential for long-term survival.
How a Spin-off wants to save Water in Drought Situations 2017-11-06
Does the Academic Structure Discourage the Creation of Spin-offs?

Monday, 6 November 2017

Even though we can talk about different situations where universities are trying to promote more spin-off creation.
Does the Academic Structure Discourage the Creation of Spin-offs? 2017-11-06
Irish University Spin-off Creates Wireless Monitoring Devices for Medical Patients

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Intelesens, a company established by professors based at Ulster University in Belfast, has developed a set of devices to monitor hospital and outpatients vital signs in a wearable, non-invasive way.
Irish University Spin-off Creates Wireless Monitoring Devices for Medical Patients 2017-10-26
Is It Easier for Men than Women to Create Start-ups?

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Business has typically been a man’s world, but does that mean that it is easier for men than women to find their way into entrepreneurship…and be successful?
Is It Easier for Men than Women to Create Start-ups? 2017-10-26
University Venture Funds Making Academic Spin-offs Possible in Europe?

Thursday, 26 October 2017

While the U.S. is known for having larger number of academic spin-offs, in Europe the reality of university entrepreneurship is different.
University Venture Funds Making Academic Spin-offs Possible in Europe? 2017-10-26
Second Partner Meeting in Patras (Greece)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

On the 29th of March, 2017 the consortium of the GLOBAL-SPIN Project met at the University of Patras in Patras, Greece to celebrate their second meeting.
Second Partner Meeting in Patras (Greece) 2017-10-17
Business puts Tasmanian University Skills to Work

Friday, 13 October 2017

A private company interested in commercialising the rock lobster industry is investing in a spin-off at the University of Tasmania.
Business puts Tasmanian University Skills to Work 2017-10-13
Spin-off Developing a Learning App for Global Learning Challenge

Friday, 13 October 2017

One of the finalists in the Global Learning XPRIZE is the spin-off RoboTutor LLC from Carnegie Mellon University. In order to combat a lack of teachers, the Global Learning XPRIZE is challenging teams to develop technology-based tools.
Spin-off Developing a Learning App for Global Learning Challenge 2017-10-13
Leeds University Spin-off is Working to Save Water

Friday, 13 October 2017

Xeros Technology, is an innovative spin-off from Leeds University that focuses on water-reducing inventions. The University of Leeds is known for its School of Textiles and is constantly researching how to make improvements to this industry.
Leeds University Spin-off is Working to Save Water 2017-10-13
The Greek Spin-off that will be Known World-wide

Monday, 31 July 2017

The company Innoetics [1], a Greek company that uses the Athena Centre of Research [2], has been sold to Samsung and will be in charge of the text-to-speech technology that will be produced by the electronic giants.
The Greek Spin-off that will be Known World-wide 2017-07-31
Ghent-Area University Supporting Student Entrepreneurship

Monday, 31 July 2017

Three Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Ghent are joining together to form a regional entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Ghent-Area University Supporting Student Entrepreneurship 2017-07-31
University Researchers Looking for Potential Spin-Off Partners

Monday, 31 July 2017

At the University of Santiago, Chile, researchers have discovered that a plant growing in the Artic has qualities that act as a solar filter, preventing radiation damage.
University Researchers Looking for Potential Spin-Off Partners 2017-07-31
Swiss University launches a spin-off seal of approval

Friday, 21 July 2017

The University of St. Gallen has created a seal of approval called “Spin-Off Universität St. Gallen” as part of its push to promote entrepreneurship.
Swiss University launches a spin-off seal of approval 2017-07-21
The Difficulty of Keeping Academic Spin-Offs Near to the University

Friday, 21 July 2017

Like other start-up companies, university spin-offs have to go where they can make money.
The Difficulty of Keeping Academic Spin-Offs Near to the University 2017-07-21
Spin-off Focuses on Being Healthy while Loving Yourself

Friday, 21 July 2017

A spin-off from the Colorado State University, Smart Fit Chicks [1], focuses on using research-proven techniques (two of the members are PhDs) in order to empower others to live a healthy lifestyle.
Spin-off Focuses on Being Healthy while Loving Yourself 2017-07-21
A smartphone app to identify fakes?

Friday, 14 July 2017

A spin-off company from Lancaster University, Quantum Base, is working to create a smartphone app that will be able to identify counterfeit goods.
A smartphone app to identify fakes? 2017-07-14
Does having a science park increase spin-off capacity?

Friday, 14 July 2017

Although the spin-off Creavo Medical Technologies, from Leeds University, is doing well financially, the chief executive says that a science park would keep spin-offs in the region.
Does having a science park increase spin-off capacity? 2017-07-14
A Spin-Off helps bring new music to libraries

Friday, 14 July 2017

There are currently six library systems in the USA and Canada that are using the technology provided by MUSICat, using software developed by a university spin-off at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A Spin-Off helps bring new music to libraries 2017-07-14
GLOBAL-SPIN IN THE ALHAMBRA VENTURE EVENT

Thursday, 13 July 2017

The Spanish Global-Spin team has participated in the 4th Edition of the Alhambra Venture, the most important entrepreneurship forum in the south of Spain organized by the Journal IDEAL in Granada during 12 and 13 July.
GLOBAL-SPIN IN THE ALHAMBRA VENTURE EVENT 2017-07-13
A Spin-off that can Help Identify Prostate Cancer

Friday, 7 July 2017

In Alberta, Canada the spin-off company Nanostics Inc. is going to use research done at the University of Alberta to eventually sell a test that helps identify aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
A Spin-off that can Help Identify Prostate Cancer 2017-07-07
An academic Spin-off goes after sex traffickers

Friday, 7 July 2017

There are academic spin-offs that are able to make lots of money or create jobs, but some spin-offs are just trying to make the world a better place.
An academic Spin-off goes after sex traffickers 2017-07-07
Oxford University taking steps to promote more innovation

Friday, 7 July 2017

The sector of Oxford University which commercialises the science and technology information, Oxford University Innovation, has accumulated £580 million for funding.
Oxford University taking steps to promote more innovation 2017-07-07
GLOBAL-SPIN SURVEY: we want to hear from you!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

The GLOBAL-SPIN project aims to develop an innovative and inclusive training tool for managers of academic Spin-Offs in transnational entrepreneurship.
GLOBAL-SPIN SURVEY: we want to hear from you! 2017-07-04
Making Scientific Research Easier with New Startups

Friday, 30 June 2017

There are thousands of scientific papers published every year, but researchers that want to use the study results obtained by other scientists have to sift through large quantities of information just to find what they are looking for.
Making Scientific Research Easier with New Startups 2017-06-30
Dutch Universities to Invest in University Spin-Offs

Friday, 30 June 2017

The universities in Eindhoven, Enschede, and Wageningen are contributing to an investment fund, Innovation Industries, to help finance projects from their own Research and Development Programmes.
Dutch Universities to Invest in University Spin-Offs 2017-06-30
Seven Solutions: A University Spin-Off from Granada

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Created in 2006, the company Seven Solutions [1] is a spin-off from the University of Granada (UGR) focused on developing cutting-edge products for different sectors, such as avionics, telecommunication, space, military and scientific facilities, etc.
Seven Solutions: A University Spin-Off from Granada 2017-06-29
Collaboration with the University is key for this spin-off

Friday, 9 June 2017

X-Ray Engineering (XRE) was founded as a spin-off company from the University of Ghent Centre for X-ray Tomography in 2011 and is now considered as one of the leading institutions for tomography research .
Collaboration with the University is key for this spin-off 2017-06-09
Yotta: A university spin-off helping children communicate

Friday, 9 June 2017

An academic spin-off from Jaen University (UJA), Yotta is one of the companies that has had the opportunity to participate in the European effort ‘Startup Scaleup’.
Yotta: A university spin-off helping children communicate 2017-06-09
Encouraging university entrepreneurship in Madrid

Friday, 9 June 2017

The Polytechnic University in Madrid (UPM) works towards filing for patents and creating new businesses every year, taking advantage of the research and technology developed in the University.
Encouraging university entrepreneurship in Madrid 2017-06-09
European multipliers will help GLOBAL-SPIN promote Startup Internationalisation

Monday, 5 June 2017

The GLOBAL-SPIN project is partnering with European Multipliers in all partner countries in order to strengthen the coordination and integration of the initiatives launched.
European multipliers will help GLOBAL-SPIN promote Startup Internationalisation 2017-06-05
Spin-off developed to save lives through social media

Monday, 5 June 2017

A spin-off created at Trinity College in Dublin is using the research from the Project Slándáil, sponsored by the European Union Framework Programme 7, is based on social media analysis and is orientated to help save lives.
Spin-off developed to save lives through social media 2017-06-05
Are universities the ideal startup platform?

Monday, 5 June 2017

The company 3 Day Startup helps students start companies and hosts conferences (Global Roundup Conferences, and have come to the decision that universities are an ideal start up platform.
Are universities the ideal startup platform? 2017-06-05
Can we tie wealth creation to university spin-offs?

Monday, 5 June 2017

Professor and author Scott Shane defends the idea that there is a link between wealth creation and university spin-offs.
Can we tie wealth creation to university spin-offs? 2017-06-05
University resources influence the creation of academic spin-offs

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

If we think about the transmission of the knowledge obtained by university researchers, we can identify three main tendencies
University resources influence the creation of academic spin-offs 2017-05-30
How are successful academic spin-offs created?

Monday, 29 May 2017

Startingan academic spin-off, like starting any business, is not an easytask. Figuring out the right way to go around the process does nothave a specific formula, and making the spin-off successful will taketime.
How are successful academic spin-offs created? 2017-05-29
Investing in Academic Spin-offs: How Maastricht University Sees the Issue

Thursday, 18 May 2017

At Maastricht University they are thinking about how they can invest academic pension funds in a way that will lead to long-lasting benefits to society.

Investing in Academic Spin-offs: How Maastricht University Sees the Issue 2017-05-18
Academic Spin-Off: Epidisease S.L.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

The Spin-Off Epidisease S.L. researches epigenetic biomarkers, or stable heritable traits that are not explained by changes in DNA gene sequences.

Academic Spin-Off: Epidisease S.L. 2017-05-18
Business. Improvement. Growth.: University Spin-Off BIG

Thursday, 18 May 2017

BIG is an Academic Spin-Off that has researched, in depth, how small and medium-sized entities (SMEs) work and thrive.

Business. Improvement. Growth.: University Spin-Off BIG 2017-05-18
A start-up that focuses on teaching under 18s how to handle money

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Using a pre-paid debit card, in the UK Osper [1] is encouraging parents to teach their kids, 8 to 18 years-old, about how to manage money.

A start-up that focuses on teaching under 18s how to handle money 2017-05-11
Accelerators vs. Incubators: a guide for start-ups

Thursday, 11 May 2017

When small businesses are just starting out or are trying to grow, there are several resources that they can use to try and reach their goals.

Accelerators vs. Incubators: a guide for start-ups 2017-05-11
Academic Spin-offs as a way to take advantage of University knowledge

Thursday, 11 May 2017

It is difficult to turn university research and knowledge into companies which contribute greatly to the economic value of a country.

Academic Spin-offs as a way to take advantage of University knowledge 2017-05-11
GLOBAL-SPIN PROJECT

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Last Thursday, April 27, a team of the Fundación General Universidad de Granada Empresa organized a training session with young entrepreneurs in the framework of its Employment Programme.

GLOBAL-SPIN PROJECT 2017-05-09
The 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index focuses on Technology

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) is an annual report focusing on a country’s ability to compete for talent in the global market.
The 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index focuses on Technology 2017-04-27
A Women’s Startup Challenge

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The company Women Who Tech, a non-profit founded in 2008, has announced the 10 finalists in its first ever Women Startup Challenge Europe.
A Women’s Startup Challenge 2017-04-27
Universities as the connection between academia and industry

Thursday, 27 April 2017

University Spin-Offs are a way to take advantage of the knowledge and technology established in an academic setting and create companies.
Universities as the connection between academia and industry 2017-04-27
UK academics say yes to spin-offs!

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The most recent survey of over 18,000 academics in the UK reveals that the majority of academic researchers want to help the British economy grow by engaging with business.
UK academics say yes to spin-offs! 2017-04-18
Global-Spin: WEBSITE STORY

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Pulled pork is something men seem to be very familiar and keen on with, but how about pulled oat?
Global-Spin: WEBSITE STORY 2017-04-18
From Research to Business: The Innovative Italian Start Up that Makes Natural Cosmetics from Posidonia

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Combining traditions and scientific research, ethics and environmental sustainability, the mission of the Italian start-up Egadi Cosmesi Naturale S.r.l. is to use oceanic Posidonia for the first time in beauty products.
From Research to Business: The Innovative Italian Start Up that Makes Natural Cosmetics from Posidonia 2017-04-18
Global-spin And Finnova Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups

Thursday, 6 April 2017

In order to strengthen the coordination and integration of all the initiatives launched in favor of the entrepreneurial community in Europe, GLOBAL-SPIN and FINNOVA partners join forces to promote the internationalization of the startups.
Global-spin And Finnova Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups 2017-04-06
Global-spin And Madrid International Lab Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups

Thursday, 6 April 2017

In order to strengthen the coordination and integration of all the initiatives launched in favor of the entrepreneurial community in Europe, GLOBAL-SPIN and MADRID INTERNATIONAL LAB partners join forces to promote the internationalization of the startups.
Global-spin And Madrid International Lab Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups 2017-04-06
Global-spin And Madrid Startup House Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups

Thursday, 6 April 2017

In order to strengthen the coordination and integration of all the initiatives launched in favor of the entrepreneurial community in Europe, GLOBAL-SPIN and MADRID STARTUP HOUSE partners join forces to promote the internationalization of the startups.
Global-spin And Madrid Startup House Will Collaborate To Promote The Internationalization Of The Startups 2017-04-06
Interesting Reading: The Global Entrepreneur

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

This interesting article describes the challenges start-ups face when they are born global and the skills entrepreneurs need to tackle them.
Interesting Reading: The Global Entrepreneur 2017-03-29
KICK OFF MEETING (GRANADA, MARCH 3, 2017)

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Last March 3, 2017, the consortium of the GLOBAL-SPIN Project, led by the Fundación General UGR-Empresa under the Erasmus + Programme - Knowledge Alliances, held the first meeting of partners at the Centro de Transferencia Tecnológica (CTT) in Granada.
KICK OFF MEETING (GRANADA, MARCH 3, 2017) 2017-03-08
Project Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs (GLOBAL-SPIN)

Monday, 20 February 2017

GLOBAL-SPIN was launched on the 1st of January, 2017. The first partner meeting will be held on the 3rd of March of this year, coordinated by the Fundación General UGR-Empresa in Granada, Spain.
Project Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs (GLOBAL-SPIN) 2017-02-20
First Coordinators' Meeting for the 2016 Knowledge Alliances projects in Brussels

Monday, 20 February 2017

GLOBAL-SPIN promoter Carmen Osuna (from the Fundación General UGR-Empresa) participated in the first Coordinators’ Meeting for the 2016 Knowledge Alliances projects in Brussels.
First Coordinators' Meeting for the 2016 Knowledge Alliances projects in Brussels 2017-02-20
Fundación General UGR-Empresa shared the <b>GLOBAL-SPIN</b> with the Start-Up Intelligenia

Monday, 20 February 2017

On the 7th of February, 2017, the Fundación General UGR-Empresa shared the Project Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs with the Start-Up Intelligenia.
Fundación General UGR-Empresa shared the GLOBAL-SPIN with the Start-Up Intelligenia 2017-02-20