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Research England launches Knowledge Exchange Framework consultation

2 Dec 2019

Research England has today published a document detailing proposals for how the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) could work and would like to hear the HE sector’s views on these proposals.

THE STARS OF SCOTTISH INNOVATION SHINE BRIGHT AT THE CONVERGE CHALLENGE AWARDS

2 Dec 2019

Carbogenics, a spin out from the University of Edinburgh has secured the coveted first prize at the 2018 Converge Challenge awards with their innovative waste solution. Turning low value paper waste products into a carbon-rich material, their revolutionary product CreChar improves biogas production and enhances digestate as a sustainable alternative to energy-intense mineral fertilisers.

Sean Fielding appointed as Chair of influential university-business collaboration organisation, PraxisAuril

2 Dec 2019

Congratulations to Sean Fielding, Director of Innovation, Impact and Business at the University of Exeter who has been appointed as the new Chair of PraxisAuril until 2021.

UKSPA/S-Lab Conference 2019

2 Dec 2019

UKSPA/S-Lab Conference 2019 - Early Bird discounts ending soon The Pre-Conference day, Conference, Awards, Dinner, Study Tours and Exhibition at the University of Birmingham 2-3 April 2019 will deliver opportunities to take stock of the changes that are taking place in the sector, share good practice and conduct business over three packed days of activity.

ESGI145 : 8-12 April 2019

2 Dec 2019

The 145th European Study Group with Industry (ESGI) - 8-12 April 2019 - University of Cambridge

Transport Systems Catapult Academic Network for Intelligent Mobility

2 Dec 2019

The Transport Systems Catapult's (TSC) Academic Network for Intelligent Mobility (ANIM) is currently the primary method of communicating with TSC's academic stakeholders and researchers to tell them about our latest news events and opportunities.   The network facilitates an environment for exchange of ideas, knowledge, learning and the opportunity to promote collaboration.

Multi-million pound investment to improve region’s health

2 Dec 2019

A new government £16 million health improvement programme in the North East and North Cumbria has been awarded to a collaboration led by Newcastle University and hosted by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. The regional collaboration, involving 56 organisations across North Cumbria and the North East, is being led by Professor Eileen Kaner of Newcastle University will tackle issues causing health and care inequalities.

Business-Community Interaction income reaches a record £4.5 billion

2 Dec 2019

The 2017-18 HE Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) data has been released today as an open data set by HESA. Headlines are highly positive, with year-on-year increases in all categories except consultancy, bringing the UK total to a record £4.5 billion.  

FALLING WALLS SCIENCE START-UP OF THE YEAR 2019

2 Dec 2019

WHERE SCIENCE MEETS BUSINESS Falling Walls Venture is a global platform for the most promising research-based start-ups nominated by academic institutions from across the world. We provide a stage for pioneering founders who have turned science into business, creating entrepreneurial solutions for today’s most pressing challenges. The fast-paced pitch event is part of the 2-day Falling Walls Conference.

PraxisAuril and UKRI unveil the finalists for the 2019 KE Awards

2 Dec 2019

The KE Awards are a new initiative organised by PraxisAuril, the UK’s world-leading professional association for Knowledge Exchange (KE) practitioners, to celebrate the contribution of KE professionals in enabling and facilitating the societal and economic impact of research. Sponsored by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a new body creating the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish, the KE Awards will recognise and celebrate the people behind the best KE achievements.