Knowledge exchange concordat: high-level implementation plan

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This document provides high-level information on how the KE concordat will be implemented across the UK and detailed information on implementation in England. The knowledge exchange concordat has been created to facilitate the development, enhancement and transparency of the wide range of knowledge exchange (KE) activities performed by higher education providers, and to support the partnerships integral to their success. 

Knowledge exchange concordat  

The knowledge exchange concordat, including its eight principles, was published in by UUK in April 2020. To find out more and read the KE concordat visit the report webpage.

Knowledge exchange concordat portal 

The knowledge exchange concordat potal includes information about the concordat and its guiding principles, upcoming events and FAQs. 


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