The Concordat proposes eight high-level principles underlying KE activities, and sets out the aims and enablers to help universities make informed decisions and develop their own informed strategies around KE. The document also contains the implementation plan following the consultation period and a list of the working group members.
The Concordat aims to:
The draft Concordat is open for consultation jointly with GuildHE for the higher education sector until
1st July 2019.
This work has been carried out by the working group in concert with the launch of the
Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) pilot and metrics consultation. Together, the outputs will equip universities to effectively demonstrate their diverse strengths and successes in working with business and community partners to generate real economic and societal impact.
The Concordat is currently applicable to institutions in England only, but responses from the higher education sector in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are welcomed.
This consultation is now closed. We have published a report on the findings from this consultation process.