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Industry Academia Partnerships
Course Description:

Industry Academic Partnerships (IAP) training programme is made up of case studies, best practices and practical activities so you become more confident and professional in engaging with and managing IAPs.

The workshop is interactive, providing best practice and process insight from both the industry and academic perspectives.

You will leave the workshop with an action plan for your own IAP process.

Please note - this course runs across two days.


This session will cover:

  • The different types of industry engagement
  • The lifecycle of an IAP including funding, contracts and Intellectual property (IP)
  • Insight into how to network and negotiate with potential partners
  • The myths and challenges of working with industry

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Better understand the industry partnership relationship options and potential funding
  • Positively engage with industry and manage expectations
  • More confidently engage with the process of IP and contracts
  • Incorporate a best practice project management into the IAP process
Intended Audience:
Research Staff
Target Audience: UCL Research Staff Only

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