Blog: KE Matters

Learning from Lockdown  

15 Feb 2021

As we sense the beginning of the end of our third pandemic lockdown (everything crossed) – thanks largely to the magnificent efforts of researchers, tech transfer offices, industry partners, and the NHS to develop and roll-out a vaccine programme – there is a desire to understand what impact the pandemic has had on our pre-pandemic grand challenge; boosting the level of R&D investment to 2.4% of GDP.  Tamsin Mann - Director of Policy and Communication, PraxisAuril 

Disciplinary aspects of knowledge exchange

25 Jan 2021

The Physiological Society's report on KE spotlights on the specific contributions to knowledge exchange made by physiology. It is an insightful report, revealing a perhaps surprising level of KE from this particular disciplinary base but also highlighting opportunities for greater engagement and how that might be achieved. What can KE practitioners learn from these deep-dives and why are they important to our understanding of UK knowledge exchange? 


Finding the perfect home for Oxford’s technology

21 Jan 2021

With a rich catalogue spanning the sciences and world-class outputs, Oxford’s tech portfolio can add serious value to any company. But how do we find the right home for our IP?

By Rosalind French, Post Deal Relationship Manager, OUI

TenU to host event on the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems

18 Jan 2021

TenU, the association of ten world-leading US, UK and EU universities, will host a discussion on the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems and their role in post-COVID economic recovery, TenU Hosts Ecosystems.


2020 may be nearly over, but what have we learned about our sector?

18 Dec 2020


While 2020 has been the most challenging year that many will remember, and hopefully need to overcome, we’ve learned a lot about our profession this year. 

Expanding the culture of KE

25 Nov 2020

  Suzie Leighton, co-Director of The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE) introduces their latest initiative: the National Centre for Academic and Cultural Exchange (NCACE) funded by Research England and supported by a collaboration of four UK universities. Its mission? To facilitate and support capacity for knowlege exchange between higher education and the arts and cultural sector to expand perceptions and definitions of knowlege exchange.