Build your career in Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation
KEC practitioners play a vital role in supporting the translation of research into impact.
Knowledge exchange and commercialisation (KEC) includes activities variously known as knowledge transfer, knowledge exchange, technology transfer, knowledge exchange and commercialisation - activities designed to help research outcomes of public sector research establishments and universities achieve impact.
KEC is a fascinating and fast-paced area of work, requiring specialist skills and exceptional people.
“It is my dream job and it never ceases to challenge and enthuse me.”
- Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation Officer
"A career in technology transfer made sense as it offered me the best of both worlds.”
- Technology Manager
“If you enjoy science from an application point of view, then tech transfer could be a good opportunity.”
- Senior Technology Associate
What do KEC practitioners do?
Become a Registered Technology Transfer Professional
Factsheet on KEC from PraxisAuril and Universities UK