Winners 2021

The 2021 KE Award Winners were announced at a dedicated, digital ceremony on the 18th of November 2021, hosted by PraxisAuril and sponsors UK Research and Innovation. Each category was presented by one of our volunteer judging panel. Congratulations to the following awards winners:

KE Partnership of the Year - Presented by David Secher; PraxisAuril Founder & Patron

SUNRISE - Swansea University

Academic Engagement of the Year - Presented by Gurmit Kler; University of Birmingham, Director of Business Engagement

Turing Data Study Group - The Alan Turing Institute

KE Deal of the Year - Presented by David Bembo; Cardiff University, Director, Research and Innovation Services

Apollo Therapeutics: Attracting major investment to empower a uique, multi-university portfolio-based biopharmaceuticals venture - UCL Business on behalf of Imperial College London and University of Cambridge

KE Team of the Year - Presented by Simon Bond; SETsquared Partnership, Innovation Director

Virtual Forum for Knowledge Exchange in the Mathematical Sciences - KTN / ICMS / INI / Newton Gateway

Place-Based Initiative of the Year - Preseted by Fariba Soetan; The National Centre for Universities and Business, Policy Lead, Research and Innovation

Space Park Leicester - University of Leicester 

Pandemic Pivot of the Year - Presented by Alex Chaix, UK Research and Innovation, Head of Commercialisation 

Testing Times at University of Exeter - University of Exeter