Commercialisation Achievement of the Year

This award recognises a KE team or individual for delivering outstanding impact through research commercialisation (licensing, spinouts etc)

Applications should:

• Describe the nature of the deal (licensing/spinout etc) and the names of the parties involved
• Describe the role that the KE team/professional played in implementing the initiative and executing the deal
• Describe the importance of the deal – how transformational has it been to the institution and other parties involved (or what is the potential impact?)
• Describe key relationships that have been built, supported or enabled (both internally and/or externally) and the benefit that they will have (or could have)
• Describe how the team/individual has worked to find solutions to challenges that have been faced, and how they were overcome.

Am I eligible?

• The deal must have been facilitated by a KE office / practitioner
• The deal should have been completed within the last 12 months, or should have demonstrated some achievement within this period (e.g. for older initiatives)
• The deal can be standalone or part of a wider partnership.

How is it judged?

• Entries will be judged on the contribution of the KE team / professional and the impact (or potential impact) of the deal.

How do I enter?

  • You may nominate an initiative developed by a team to which you belong, or an initiative developed by another institution.
  • The link below takes you to a Survey Monkey form to complete your entry.
  • Respondents can save their work, leave their entry and return to complete it later, up until the point this it is submitted. Once submitted, entries cannot be changed.
  • Saved entries use cookies to store the information, so the same device must be used to complete the entry, and a second entry cannot be started until the first is submitted.