Podcast items include:UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Advances Entrepreneurial Spirit Award WinnerThe member of UCL that has done most to drive the entrepreneurship agenda - Professor Anthony Finkelstein, UCL Computer Science for consistently demonstrating an appreciation of and support for the role of enterprise and entrepreneurship in the Dept of Computer Science and beyond. A major product of his achievements is that the department is bettered both academically and in its engagement with business, which represents greater opportunity for students and faculty.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Advances Entrepreneurial Spirit Award NomineesUCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Business Award 2009Best spin-out company from UCL - Prof Rajiv Jalan, UCL Division of Medicine for the transaction around his technology - L-Ornithine Phenylacetate. A novel treatment for hepatic encephalopathy.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Consultants Award 2009Best consulting project by a UCL academic into business - Spencer Chainey’s work has a growing reputational value in his field, and other spin-offs feed directly into the work of the Jill Dando Institute (JDI). The JDI now manages the National Community Safety Information Sharing Systems Network for the Home Office and, his work has led on to other consultancy work for the JDI with clients such as the NE Strategic Intelligence Assessment.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2009 WinnerGearch - Saving trees by searching the net. The first green search engine on the internet. www.gearch.comUCL
Awards for Enterprise 2009 - London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2009 Runner-Up (UG), London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2009 Provost’s Prize & UCL Bright Ideas Award 2009Alive and Giving - An innovative fundraising website that acts as a charity comparison site for prospective donors and provides a marketing solution and payment provider for UKUCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2009 Runner-Up (PG/Staff)FreeLens - A photographers and publishers exchange based on geographically matching photographers and assignments via a job bidding process.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2009 Innovation Central Bursary (£3,500)Anatomatic - Aimed at modernizing the technique of teaching anatomy through the use of digitally animated video sequences.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Enterprise Partner of the Year Award 2009For the business that has most effectively engaged with UCL - GlaxoSmithKlineUCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Bright Ideas Awards 2009Start-up funding for promising businesses emerging from UCL - GetMyCloset (UG)An online platform for users to exchange, borrow, sell and buy second hand clothes whilst recreating the ambiance of high street shopping via virtual boutiques.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - UCL Bright Ideas Awards 2009Start-up funding for promising businesses emerging from UCL - NPComplete (PG)An algorithm web service that can be seamlessly integrated into any existing software requiring access to optimisation algorithms UCL.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award 2009For the KTP project of the last year that showed most potential. The winning partnership was the engagement between UCL and the Camden Primary Care Trust. The project aim was to develop a geodemographic database of health and well-being in Camden and to use this to ensure that health services were provided by the PCT according to need. It was awarded a Grade A by the assessment panel. The academic concerned was Professor Paul Longley, the KTP Associates were Pablo Mateos and Kate Jones, and the PCT supervisor was Natasha Roberts.UCL Awards for Enterprise 2009 - Lifetime Achievement Award 2009Cengiz Tarhan, MD, UCL Business PLC for his outstanding contribution to the development of UCL businesses and subsidiaries.