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The Knowledge Exchange

piloting May 2020

Smarter. The Knowledge Exchange. An exciting, new online platform to connect academics with politicians and civil servants, charities and NGOs, corporates and social enterprises.


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Request academic research or contacts.
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Offer help in response to people's requests.
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Message existing contacts and make new ones.
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Browse the database of people, teams and requests.

about us

Smarter aims to improve lives and environments through greater use of academic research - across the UK and far beyond. We believe in the brilliance of the researchers who work in this country and their capacity to have a positive social, environmental and economic impact through their work. And we want to support the unstinting work of practitioners from all sectors, increasingly looking for new ideas, partners and data to address the big challenges that face us all. Smarter is scheduled for full development later this year and operational piloting early next. We would love stay in touch in the meantime...

stay in touch

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