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 http://www.interface-online.org.uk/events/scottish-knowledge-exchange-awards-2017