Impact Awards for KEC professionals
Call status: Closed
Call opens: 2015 TBC
RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognize knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.
This Impact Award competition for KEC professionals is replacing the PraxisUnico Impact Awards and the BBSRC Activating Impact competition from 2015 by working across all the communities supported by PraxisUnico and the Research Councils:
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
- Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
- Economic and Social Research Council
- Medical Research Council (MRC)
- Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
- Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
The joint RCUK/PraxisUnico Impact Award competition for KEC professionals is to open in early 2015 and will culminate with an award ceremony later in 2015.
Previous awards: 2014
Winner: King's College London
Michael Hill-King, Director of Partnerships & Consultancy at King's College London said: "Winning this award is fantastic. It validates the innovative approaches we have deployed to help our researchers get impact from their activities. This award will help us to build on the successes we have had in the biosciences."
Winner: Queen Mary University of London
Cath Lavery, Head of Business Development at Queen Mary University of London commented: "It is wonderful that the collaborative efforts of our professional services teams across the university have been recognised with this BBSRC Activating Impact award. By working together we have achieved a great deal and this award will help us to roll out new initiatives to support our BBSRC-funded researchers to maximise the impact of their research."