Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE have released documents detailing how HEIs in England can sign-up to the eight KE Concordat principles and participate in the development year. The KE Concordat is a UK-wide initiative with different arrangements in different nations of the UK, however institutions from across the UK can participate in the development year.
In this talk, Professor Reid explored why there has been such a focus in recent years on reviewing university-business collaborations. The talk included:
The Impact Awards recognise the outstanding contribution of knowledge exchange, knowledge transfer and/or commercialisation activities for:
- Contribution to Business
- Contribution to Society
- Outstanding KEC initiative
- International contribution
If you've got a project you think qualifies for one of these categories, make sure you can answer these four questions with a resounding "yes" before submitting your entry:
These awards recognise the important contribution made by KEC professionals working with researchers in turning excellent research or capabilities into real-life benefits and enables the sharing of best practice in KEC amongst the communities served by the Research Councils and PraxisUnico, and replace the PraxisUnico Impact Awards and BBSRC Activating Impact Awards.