Making an impact

Keynote: Knowledge exchange - a funders perspective

2:00pm - 3:00pm / Tuesday 24th May 2022
Type: Lecture / Category: Public / Series: Making an Impact 2022
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This Keynote session will update on the latest state of play in terms of Government priorities and spending review decisions and funding allocations. Alice Frost will review the last years of KE policy and funding developments, including the impact of COVID 19, HEIF, the initiation of the Knowledge Exchange Framework and the Knowledge Exchange Concordat and the increased focus on commercialisation. As well as setting out Research England’s current intentions and plans for a fundamental review of its KE funding and policy approaches.

Alice Frost is the Director of Knowledge Exchange Policy at Research England. (RE - one of the nine Councils to the new UK public funding agency – UK Research and Innovation). She is responsible for knowledge exchange policy and funding at RE, and a lead expert at UKRI on commercialization.

Her background is in national policy for research, universities, innovation and economic development. Over many years, Alice has advised countries across Europe and Asia on the UK model of a third stream of funding for knowledge exchange.