Competition opens on 16 February and closes at midnight on 16 April 2015.
RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognise knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.
In 2015 it will be the first time that RCUK and PraxisUnico will have worked together to deliver an Impact Award competition for KEC professionals which encompasses all the communities supported by both organisations.
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:
This joint RCUK/PraxisUnico Impact Award competition will culminate with an award ceremony in London on 15 September 2015.
How to write a good Impact Award entry
If you work in knowledge exchange & commercialisation (KEC) now is the time to submit your entry to the Impact Awards for KEC Professionals!
The Impact Awards for KEC Professionals recognise the outstanding contribution of knowledge exchange, knowledge transfer and/or commercialisation activities for:
If you've got a project you think qualifies for one of these categories, to write a winning entry make sure you can answer these four questions with a resounding "yes" before submission:
Don't forget these do's and don'ts:
Entry to the awards is free.
The competition closes for on April 16th – with the Easter holidays on the horizon don't forget to leave enough time to prepare your entry!
If you are ready to submit your entry, or would like further guidance please visit the website or get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
* Only institutions eligible to receive RCUK funding are entitled to receive the award money. The competition is open to all UK research organisations including UK HEIs, PSREs and institutes in receipt of strategic funding from Research Councils. Overseas research organisations not eligible for RCUK funding can only apply to the International award category.