|RCUK definition of
'The two-way flow of people and ideas between the research environment
and wider economy, thereby contributing to national prosperity, the
quality of life of citizens, and cultural enrichment of our society.
Knowledge transfer encompasses the systems and processes by which
knowledge, expertise and skilled people transfer between the research
environment and its user communities in industry, commerce, public and
||REF definition of impact:
'… an effect on, change or benefit to the economy, society,
culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality
of life, beyond academia'