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Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2014
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International Conference on Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2014
For some years, interaction between universities and business has taken second place in importance behind the REF and the employability agenda.
InnovationKT 2014 will explore how universities can take advantage of improvements in the UK economy and the steer given by Sir Andrew Witty in his recent review, to revitalise the third mission.
InnovationKT wil be of interest to all knowledge professionals - those academics, business people, managers and researchers working with innovation, enterprise, knowledge transfer, exchange and sharing.
Featuring world-class speakers, oral presentation sessions and interactive workshops, the InnovationKT 2014 conference will provide an excellent opportunity to publish a paper in journal and book form, and at the same time disseminate, share and discuss the impact of university-business and business-business interactions.
Papers on relevant topics are invited to be evaluated for the conference under peer-review and if accepted, published in the proceedings.
The conference proceedings, containing Full and Short papers, will be published in the open access journal "InImpact: The Journal of Innovation Impact", ISSN 2051-6002, and in book-form "Innovation through Knowledge Transfer", published in the KES Transactions series.
InnovationKT covers the following topics (although this list is not intended to
- Case studies of successful university-business
Applicable knowledge transfer mechanisms and paradigms include, but are not
- The UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB) Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
Professor Tom Barnes
Professor Tom Barnes leads the University of Greenwich's research, enterprise and regional strategies, regionally, nationally and internationally. The university has the highest income for research grants and contracts among post-1992
Liz Shutt joined University Alliance in 2009 and is responsible for overseeing a programme of high-quality research and analysis in order to develop evidence-based policy positions across each of the priority areas.
Dr. Christopher Sier
Chris is the former co-Director of the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer network (FSKTN) and is co-lead on FiNexus, a programme to build a series of research and innovation centres in the UK for financial services.
BENEFITS (Building an Enterprise Network for an Efficient Innovation and Training System) is a project funded under the EU Interreg France (Channel) - England programme. Benefits
Media Mixer is an EU Framework funded project aimed at 'Making media more valuable for its owner and useful for the consumer'. The workshop will report on progress achieved by the project and aspirations for the future.
**KTP Case Studies
This session will feature case studies on a broad spectrum of KTP projects showing the benefits to be obtained from the synergy between companies and the UK's knowledge base.
For more information on our Keynotes and Sessions please see here: http://inkt14.innovationkt.org/keynote.php
14th February 2014 Submission of Papers
28th February 2014 Notification of Acceptance
7th March 2014 Early Registration Deadline - Prices increase after this date!
7th March 2014 Upload of final camera-ready publication files
7th March 2014 Authors Registration Deadline - Authors must register by this date
2nd April 2014 Early Registration and Drinks Reception
****General Conference Chairs****
Prof. Chris Birch MInstKT
Prof. Mike Smith
Sir Brian Fender FInstKT
****KES Executive Chair****
Prof. Robert J. Howlett
****Co-Chairs and InnovationKT Steering Committee****
Dr. Jonathan Gorst MInstKT
Mr. Mark Anderson MInstKT
Dr. Ian Chapman
Mr. Russ Hepworth MInstKT
InKT14 will be hosted by the University of Greenwich in London,
●Silver Membership of KES International for a year (conference attendees)
InKT2014 is organised by KES International in partnership with the Institute of Knowledge Transfer, and follows successful events in 2009 (Kingston), 2010 (Coventry) 2011 (Sheffield) 2012 (Bournemouth) and 2013 (Derry).
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