Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team (KEIT)

The role of the Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team (KEIT) within Research Services is to support, promote and coordinate KE and impact activities across the University.

The Team works with researchers, local business development colleagues, other parts of Research Services and Oxford University Innovation to help build relationships with business, policy makers and government departments via a focused set of initiatives. 


Activities include convening the Research Innovation and Support Network, the Oxford Impacts series; convening a seminar series focusing on the commercial impact of university research in collaboration with the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Business School; planning business/academic liaison events; coordinating the University’s participation in Venturefest; supporting interdisciplinary engagement with Innovate UK Catapult Centre initiatives; supporting engagement with the Smart Oxford initiative; hosting or taking part in workshops on KE and related funding opportunities; and maintaining the University's partnership website.

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