The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards: Feb 21 2017

The awards, run by Interface, celebrate impact achieved through collaborative business and academic partnerships.

The five categories are:

Innovation of the Year: for the development of an innovative product, process or service;

Sustained Partnership: for a collaboration that demonstrates a long term partnership taking an initial project from a transactional to strategic relationship;

Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange: recognising an individual from business or Higher Education who has played a pivotal role in knowledge exchange within Scotland;

Multi-Party Collaboration: for groups of three or more parties working in collaboration on an innovative research project to solve a common challenge;

Building Skills Through Knowledge Exchange: recognising postgraduate students or Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associates who have worked within a business to increase innovation.


The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards take place at RBS Gogarburn Conference Centre, Edinburgh, on Tuesday 21 February, 2017.

For more information on the awards, please visit