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Knowledge Exchange Our new Knowledge Exchange

Our strategy is built around ten

strategy and approach is one of

core mechanisms to enable

few nationally to be commended

academics, students and the

by HEFCE. Our 5 year plan aims

wider community to collide,

to establish UEL as a leading

convene and innovate. These

university in London for social

funded mechanisms will provide

innovation and entrepreneurship

early investment as leverage for

by creating a sustainable platform

building sustainable partnerships,

for connecting and engaging

co-financing collaborative

business, academia and the third

ventures and increasing the flow

sector in East London and beyond.

of knowledge between academia, society and industry.

Through our Knowledge Exchange work we expect to generate a number of outcomes which are underpinned by excellent research such as:



new industrial and third sector partnerships


contract research




Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


Industrial and economic development funding


commercial exploitation of intellectual property


enhanced impact for research


CPD for industry


Use of facilities, equipment & labs by industry

Research Strategy 2017-2022 University of East London

UEL Research & Knowledge Exchange Strategy v12  
UEL Research & Knowledge Exchange Strategy v12