KEC Partner of the Year 2017

  • Heriot-Watt University – Renishaw - a unique partnership resulting in a deeply embedded and sustainable relationship

  • University of Huddersfield – Machine Tool Technologies Ltd (MTT) - a blended approach to collaboration resulting in a long-term mutually beneficial relationship

  • University of Liverpool – TATE - a strong, multidisciplinary partnership delivering impact in the arts

KEC Project of the Year 2017 - Supported by RCUK

  • Falmouth University – LAUNCHPAD - an innovative postgraduate business incubation and acceleration programme

  • University of Nottingham – Arts-Business initiative - delivering value to SMEs

  • University of Oxford – Life-saving Instruction for Emergencies (LIFE) - training healthcare workers in Africa via a smartphone based serious game

KEC Team of the Year 2017

  • British Geological Survey – GeoAnalytics and Modelling Directorate - working with the user community to build better partnerships

  • University of St Andrews – Knowledge Transfer Centre - delivering significant impact with outstanding service

  • University of Sheffield – Plant Production and Protection (P3) Centre - working to find solutions to the issues of global food security

Volunteer of Year 2017

  • Phil Elstob – for his contribution to the development of PraxisUnico's training offering, and as a pioneer of the Continuous Improvement programme

  • Sean Fielding – for his contribution to the development of PraxisUnico training and conference offering; his contribution to the Board, and as a PraxisUnico Ambassador

  • Sue O’Hare – for her contribution to the PraxisUnico Board, and the open and collaborative approach which helped pave the way for a closer working relationship between PraxisUnico and AURIL

  • Malcolm Skingle – for his dedication as a PraxisUnico Ambassador, KEC champion, Board member and a much valued industry perspective

  • Andy Walsh – for his contribution to the development of PraxisUnico's 'Fundamentals of Tech Transfer' training course, and as a pioneer of the Continuous Improvement programme