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UPMC’s Heppenstall makes way for Cunicelli
Tal Heppenstall will stand down as president of UPMC Enterprises to be replaced by Jeanne Cunicelli, promoted from executive vice-president.
Sui switches Arkansas for Virginia Tech
University of Arkansas's vice-chancellor or research and innovation will depart this winter to be replaced by John English, dean of the College of Engineering.
Cheng to answer fraud charges
A Singaporean judge is set to hear allegations that a former NTUitive director fixed contracts with two outsourcing companies he had relations with.
Järrsten to decamp from Karolinska Development
Fredrik Järrsten has quit his role as CFO and deputy CEO of Karolinska Development after helping steer the firm's financial turnaround.
Rosten joins Frontier IP’s roster
Frontier IP has secured the services of software development veteran Mark Rosten to supervise IT deal flow and product deployment at its portfolio companies.
Wigzell waves goodbye to Karolinska Development
Hans Wigzell has resigned as chairman of Karolinska Institute’s investment firm after serving 14 years on the board of directors.
Sachs soldiers into Polsky Center
DePaul University's director for corporate education programs is set to depart to lead University of Chicago's Polsky Center from September.
Christou pulls into YFM Equity Partners
Erstwhile Cambridge Innovation Capital chief executive Victor Christou has resurfaced to join YFM Equity Partners’ London offices.

Other News

DaFreece sets forth to 500 Startups
Berkeley Academic Ventures has lost its managing director Darek DaFreece, although he will remain an adviser for UC Berkeley's aerospace R&D unit.
Juno rejects Woodford speculation
Juno Capital has said neither Neil Woodford or Craig Newman have been appointed with the firm, denying earlier reports to the contrary.
Woodford joins Juno Capital
Neil Woodford has reportedly joined former WIM chief executive Craig Newman at Juno Capital to form a portfolio of unquoted healthcare stocks.
Schwarz trades TU Dresden for Saxony's lottery
Frank Schwarz will become managing director of Saschenlotto on October 1, ending his current role within innovation at TU Dresden.
Linge to leap from Chalmers to Lipidor
Chalmers Ventures head of startups Stina Linge will leave on September 2 to head up Lipidor's animal health products unit Emollivet.
Snow provides cover at University of Arkansas
David Snow, director of University of Arkansas Technology Ventures, has been called upon to lead the Office of Economic Development in an interim capacity.

Editor's Picks

Lifetime Achievement Award: Koenraad Debackere
Koenraad Debackere, managing director, KU Leuven Research and Development, and chairman, Gemma Frisius Fund has received the GUV Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Personality of the Year: Mark Mann
Put in the driving seat of Oxford University Innovation’s new social enterprise campaign, Mark Mann – this year’s Personality of the Year – surely has one of the most fascinating jobs in academic tech transfer.
GUV Powerlist 2018: #1 Jim Wilkinson
The top 25: Jim Wilkinson, CFO, Oxford Sciences Innovation
Everything ventured, everything gained
Introducing the Global University Venturing Powerlist 2018
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