The Directors of PraxisUnico and AURIL are delighted to announce that they have formally agreed to join forces to form one organisation representing the Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) profession in the UK, effective 1 April 2017.

After a year of consultation and discussion, a transition period now begins, during which the new Board will set the strategic direction of the new organisation, and explore new partnership and collaboration opportunities.

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AURIL2017 Annual Conference
5th and 6th October 2017


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  • AURIL Newsletter - Conference Special - July 2017
  • AURIL North West Network - 5 April 2017 - Event Report
    Date: Wednesday, 5th April 2017

    18 representatives from across 7 North West Universities were hosted by Lancaster University, to network and discuss EU Funding – post BREXIT, how to secure and implement ESIF funds, a key theme identified at the last AURIL networking meeting.  Read more...

  • PraxisUnico and AURIL form a single organisation to represent KEC professionals in the UK

    Martin Davies, co-Chair of the new organisation (and former Chair of AURIL) said “Our members told us that they would be highly supportive of this development and we are very excited by the many opportunities that this will now provide for our sector as a whole and which will enable us to offer an expanded range of services and benefits to all constituents.  The new Board is looking forward to working with members from across the whole range of organisations we now represent to shape the way forward.”

  • Update: PraxisUnico & AURIL: Creation of New Organisation
    Following an overwhelmingly positive response to the consultation, the Working Group has been moving forward with the process to create a new organisation from PraxisUnico and AURIL. This new organisation will be more effective for our members, providing pooled resources and a single voice representing the sector.


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