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  • Roads to Impact The Science Relevance

    Challenge

    WRC 2014

    Dhesigen Naidoo WRC, South Africa

  • Researchers not being

    heard

    Economy and Society not

    Being served

    The Knowledge Chasm and the Social Compact of Publicly funded research

    WRC 2012 2

  • Basic Applied Tech Development Commercialisation

    Inte

    nsi

    ty

    Research

    Development

    R&D relationship

    Proximity to market

  • Basic Applied Tech Development Commercialisation

    Inte

    nsi

    ty

    Research

    Development

    R&D relationship and the impact pipe

    Proximity to market

  • Basic Applied Tech Development Commercialisation

    Inte

    nsi

    ty

    Research

    Development

    R&D relationship and the impact pipe

    Proximity to market

  • Basic Applied Tech Development Commercialisation

    Inte

    nsi

    ty

    Research

    Development

    R&D relationship and the impact pipe

    Proximity to market

  • Design vs.

    Serendipity

  • Mechanisms for realising value

    Conceptualise and design for impact eg. the WRC proposal template.

    Investment in intermediary services.

    Creation of value chain partnerships.

    Advocacy for investment in knowledge driven solutions.