Nottingham Impact Accelerator: Official launch event and Knowledge Exchange prize

  • Start Date: March 22, 2018 at 11:30 am
  • End Date: March 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm
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  • Location: The Great Hall, Trent Building, University Park
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Discover more about the internal funding streams available to support translational research and Knowledge Exchange, at the official launch event for the Nottingham Impact Accelerator.

This event also offers the opportunity to meet with University staff responsible for Nottingham Impact Accelerator funding streams, including EPSRC, ESRC, BBSRC, MRC and Hermes.

Hosted by Professor Dame Jessica Corner, PVC for Research and Knowledge Exchange, the launch event takes place 11.30am-1pm, Thursday 22 March.

Registrants will also be able to apply for a grant of up to £40,000 to support their Knowledge Exchange activities. Applications from Early Career Researchers are particularly encouraged. The prize is open to Researchers of any discipline.

The call for entries is open until 5pm, Monday 12 March 2018 and winners will be announced at the launch event. For more information, please visit or contact

Event agenda:

– 11.30am: Arrival, refreshments and networking

– 12 noon: Opening remarks and announcement of £40k prize winners (Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research & Knowledge Exchange)

– 12.10pm: Nottingham Impact Accelerator: What you need to know (Dr Susan Huxtable, Director of IP Management and Commercialisation)

– 12:20pm: Networking and Lunch

– 1pm: Close

Registration at this event is open to all members of University research staff, but numbers are restricted. To book your place, please email with your contact details and any dietary requirements.

If you wish to meet with any member of the Nottingham Impact Accelerator team responsible for a specific funding stream, please mention this in your correspondence.

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