Who we are

University College London (UCL) is one of the premier universities in the UK for research and innovation, and is dedicated to harnessing its exceptional research for positive social and economic benefit. To this end it has created UCL Business PLC (UCLB).

A wholly-owned subsidiary of UCL, UCLB has been formed to help industry and business make the most of UCL innovations. Through licensing technologies & innovations, engaging consultancy services, creating shared-risk joint-venture businesses, and utilising UCL’s specialist Subsidiaries, UCLB promotes and supports the transfer into industry of expertise and knowledge over a wide range of disciplines.

To do this, UCLB:

  • Identifies promising new technologies and innovations
  • Promotes UCL expertise and innovations worldwide
  • Offers a single point of contact for business relations with UCL
  • Provides responsive, professional and coherent support for academic/business collaborations, from consultancy through to patent registration, technology licensing and structuring spin-out companies


Browse our pages, and then please visit our contacts page and get in touch with us today.


Cengiz Tarhan
Managing Director