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Getting Started with Knowledge Mobilization

A lot of time and effort has gone into your research, but estimates suggest that only half of academic papers will only be read by yourself and your editors. Not the reach you were hoping to have? Wanting to see your research used to make a difference in the world? You need a knowledge mobilization (KMb) plan.

Sure, great, so…. what exactly is knowledge mobilization?

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Have your say! The Research Innovation Office’s New Venture Creation team needs faculty insights to help us create the services and programs U of G researchers need to have more impact!  

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New Resource Strives to be the Front Door to Entrepreneurship in Guelph

Working with start-ups and academic entrepreneurs is a part of the day-to-day work that our New Venture Creation team performs. Their focus is on helping bring products and services based in UofG research to market through programming and mentorship support. While doing this work, they field a lot of questions from business founders who need resources that are readily available in the larger Guelph innovation and start-up ecosystem.

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Harvest Genomics Wins Top Prize At Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Competition

On May 27, 2020 five corporations who have roots in the U of G research community went head-to-head to win a total of $20,000 in prizes that can be used to help grow their businesses. The broadcast introduced U of G innovators who are putting knowledge into action in ways that will have an impact on the Ontario economy today and tomorrow, while facing extraordinary challenges presented by Covid-19. 

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5 Things the Research Innovation Office can do for Researchers during the COVID-19 Lockdown

While we’re not conducting business as usual, the Research Innovation Office is open for business! Our team has pivoted to deliver services and programming online and on the phone during the COVID-19 pandemic. That means that our team is still available to help researchers from across campus to amplify their impact!

Activate your Knowledge

Whether you call it Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) or Knowledge Transfer, getting the results of your work into the hands of people who can use it to improve life is an essential part of the research arc.

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