Reports, Research & Reviews

PraxisUnico is working to collate public domain research, reviews and reports of relevance to the Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation community and its stakeholders. This content is collected from a range of sources, based on publicly available material, and will be updated on an ongoing basis. If you have content you wish to contribute, or if you have any comments please contact us on
Publication Date: 5 Apr 2018
PraxisAuril members, Anderson Law, commissioned Linstock Communications for this in-depth look at the way in which private and public funding is affecting the success of UK spinouts. It is a timley and topical report in the context of the UK's Industrial Strategy and the emphasis put on spin-outs...
Publication Date: 4 Apr 2018
In 2015, PraxisUnico (as was) commissioned Research Consulting to conduct research among our members in order to understand better the experiences, workload and professional development needs of staff working in the field of Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC). This was the first time...
Publication Date: 4 Apr 2018
In late 2016, HEFCE invited long-term strategies from higher education institutions (HEIs) in receipt of a 2016-17 Higher Education Innovation Fund allocation to submit five-year knowledge exchange (KE) strategies, as the basis for release of future allocations. HEFCE commissioned researchers RSM...
Publication Date: 19 Apr 2016
PraxisUnico commissioned this national survey of KEC practitioners and Higher Education institutions in late 2015, to explore the roles and experiences of KEC professionals and the institutional environments in which they work.  View the full report here To view full-size infographics, click images...
Publication Date: 19 Nov 2015
Universities Scotland - Factsheet on Knowledge Exchange  
Author: Claire Brady, Russ Cummings, Tony Hickson, Tom Hockaday, Linda Naylor, Tony Raven, Clive Rowland, Cengiz Tarhan ; Publication Date: 1 Apr 2015
The Technology Transfer Offices of Edinburgh, Imperial, Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester and UCL have collaborated to produce a briefing paper, “UK University Technology Transfer: behind the headlines”. The document, explains the role and achievements of TTOs, and answers some frequently asked...
Author: BIS ; Publication Date: 1 Apr 2015
This report details findings of the relationship between public and private investment in R&D. Read more. This document is sourced from the website; copyright is retained by Economic Insights.
Author: Biotechnology Industry Organization ; Publication Date: 17 Mar 2015
A study commissioned by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) documents the significant impact academic technology transfer makes on the U.S. economy. This document is in the public domain and is sourced from
Author: Government ; Publication Date: 1 Mar 2015
This response covers the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s specific recommendations, and should be read in conjunction with “Our plan for growth: science and innovation”, the Government’s Science and Innovation Strategy (
Author: IPO ; Publication Date: 1 Feb 2015
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) launched an informal discussion document about a potential new IPO service in publishing patent applications in August1 last year. The document sought to discover what applicants wanted from the patent system and proposed ideas on how the IPO might change its...