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We are a world-leading national professional association for public sector knowledge exchange and commercialisation practitioners.

Our members work in knowledge exchange and commercialisation (KEC) in universities, research councils, Catapults and other public sector research establishments to translate research outcomes into social and economic impact.

We develop knowledge exchange and technology transfer professionals with our world-leading training; connect members and stakeholders at our events and promote best practice for our sector, facilitating interactions between the public sector research base, business and government.

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Latest News

26 May 2016
We need your help. Our role at Innovate UK is to identify and nurture the next generation of brilliant innovators. Women are under-represented in the field of innovation, and that...
25 May 2016
The purpose of the Lambert Toolkit is to provide assistance to academic or research institutions and industrial ‘partners’ which wish to carry out research projects together.

Recent Activity

PraxisUnico member KTI have produced two Model Collaborative Agreements and the KTI Practical Guide to Collaborative Research Agreements 

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Upcoming Events

Conference - 15 Jun - 17 Jun

This unique conference for those working with, or in, the knowledge exchange and commercialisation sector brings together high-profile speakers, hot topics, workshops and special interest groups, with one of the best networking opportunities in...

Training - 13 Sep - 16 Sep

This course will help research contracts professionals to develop technical knowledge that will help them confidently draft, interpret and amend contracts, whilst building strong relationships and consensus with their stakeholders.