GUV Awards

  • The Global University Venturing awards return in 2014, awarding the achievements of both the individuals and organisations that shape this exciting sector. Awards will be presented at a gala dinner on the evening of October 21st and is open to delegates and non delegates.

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    This year’s nominations are:

    Deal of the year

    Adaptive Biotechnologies

    Inside Sales

    Juno Therapeutics


    Exit of the year


    Kite Pharma


    Wolfson Microelectronics

    Fundraising of the year

    Cambridge Innovation Capital

    Qiming Venture Partners


    Synoca Partners

    Investment of the year

    Cambridge Innovation Capital

    IP Group

    Osage University Partners

    Lifetime achievement award

    Katherine Ku – Stanford

    Lita Nelson – MIT

    Richard Jennings – Cambridge University

    Personality of the year

    Russ Cummings – Imperial Innovations

    Sean Flanigan – Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

    Simon Bond – SETSquared

    Tom Hockaday – Isis Innovation

    Technology of the year

    Disruptive Materials

    Juno Therapeutics



    Technology transfer unit of the year

    Cambridge Enterprise (Cambridge University)

    Imperial Innovations (Imperial College London)

    Isis Innovation (Oxford University)

    Office of Technology Licensing (Stanford University)