Business and Community Engagement, also variously termed Third Stream or Knowledge Transfer, is the strategic management of partnerships with the wider community to share knowledge and expertise for mutual benefit. It encompasses a range of activities from consultancy and continuing professional development services to the commercial application of academic research.
This JISC Briefing Paper addresses the following points:
- Why do institutions need to fully commit to business and community engagement now?
- What are the institutional benefits of developing a strategy?
- What does a successful business and community engagement strategy look like?
- Why JISC supports business and community engagement
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