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The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024


The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024 are open for entries  and celebrate partnerships between academia and businesses, third sector or public sector organisations.

The Awards are a great way to showcase real-world impact at the University of Edinburgh and the collaboration and achievement through the involvement and support of our Data Driven Innovation Hubs.

The deadline for entry is Wednesday 6th December 2023 at 5pm.

Check out the categories and toolkit, packed with top tips and advice to help you prepare a successful awards entry.

Edinburgh Innovations, the University’s commercialisation service, is offering assistance with Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards applications and help to draft entries up to the end of Monday 13th November.

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024 categories:

There are seven categories open for application:

  • Innovation of the Year – Sponsored by HGF Ltd
  • Innovator of the Future
  • Knowledge Exchange Champion – Sponsored by PraxisAuril
  • Knowledge Exchange Heroes
  • Making an Environmental Difference – Sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland
  • Making a Social Difference – Sponsored by Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS).
  • Multiparty Collaboration

Further information on the awards categories and criteria

Entry toolkit

The entry toolkit includes hints and tips to help create a great application. Download here

Awards ceremony

The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024 ceremony will be hosted by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on Thursday 14th March 2024.