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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) & Commercialisation Event

The Social Sciences Impact Team invites you to two events, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) for Social Science Postgraduates and ECRs and Introduction to Commercialisation.

Lunch will be provided for all delegates attending either the KTP or Commercialisation events.

Please register your attendance to make sure we can cater accordingly.


Thursday 23 June 2022

Scarman Space 11

10.30 - 12.30 KTPs

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 17.00 Commercialisation

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) for Social Science Postgraduates and ECRs

Are you looking to Fast Track your Career? Do you want to apply your academic knowledge to a real life challenge? What are KTPs? How do they work? What is an Associate? Introducing breakthrough careers for graduates, Postgraduates and ECRs.

10.30 - 10.40 Welcome by Simon Broome, Innovation Manager, WMG
10.40 - 10.50 Introduction to KTPs at Warwick - Louisa Evans, KTP Officer, UoW
10.50 - 11.15

How KTPs work - Philippa Ryan Knowledge Transfer Advisor from Knowledge
Transfer Network, Innovate UK

What kinds of projects have been done in Social Sciences

What happened to KTP Associates post KTP?

11.15 - 11.30 Q&A
11.30 - 11.45 Tea & Coffee Break
11.45 - 12.15

Presentations from previous KTP Associates

12.15 - 12.30 Q&A
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch


This event is targeted at PhD students and ECRs, but is open to anyone more broadly interested in learning about KTPs.

Innovate UK
knowledge exchange

Introduction to Commercialisation

Heard the word commercialisation batted around and want to learn more? Do you support Impact, business engagement, or knowledge exchange activity in the social sciences, and would you like to understand how commercialisation fits in? If so, come along to this in-person training workshop to build your knowledge of the fundamentals of research commercialisation in the social sciences.

This session will be run by facilitators from Sealey Associates Ltd who will offer pointers to resources, as well as examples of best practice, to encourage further development and learning.

By ensuring plenty of time for collaborative learning and discussion, the workshop will help catalyse ongoing sharing of best practice in the area of commercialisation of social sciences research, across universities in the Midlands.

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 13.40 Welcome
13.40 - 14.30 Introduction to commercialisation of social science research
14.30 - 14.45 Tea & Coffee Break
14.45 - 15.45 Methodologies, skills and tools for KE professional engaging
with social science researcher
15.45 - 16.00 Tea & Coffee Break
16.00 - 16.45 Successful strategies for Commercialisation of Social Science Research (CRoSS)
16.45 - 17.00 Final reflections


This event is targeted at Impact Directors and Knowledge Exchange Professionals who work to support Impact, Business or Public Engagement in their institutions and who wish to learn more about Commercialisation in the Social Sciences.