Stuart Wilkinson
Head, Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team, University of Oxford

Stuart leads the Knowledge Exchange and Impact team (KEIT) in Research Services at the University of Oxford (RS-KEIT). The team focusses on delivering and supporting Knowledge Exchange and innovation activities across the University with non-academic partners, with a particular emphasis on working with regional partners.

RS-KEIT supports entrepreneurship through Enterprising Oxford ( and OSEP (Oxford Social Enterprise Partnership); co-conceivies and raises funding for the development of new Innovation initiatives; supports the monitoring and evaluating of KE across the University, and supports regional partners in strategies development and new initiatives.

Prior to setting up RS- KEIT Stuart worked for Oxford University Innovation (at the time known as Isis Innovation) the technology transfer company of the University Oxford in both the UK and as an overseas consultant. Stuart gained an M. Eng. in Metallurgy and the Science of Materials at the University prior to completing a DPhil in Biomedical Materials

Stuart is also a member of the PraxisAuril Professional Development committee and Course Director for their New Venture Creation and Knowledge Exchange courses.



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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus