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Dr Agnieszka (Aga) Iwasiewicz-Wabnig

Dr Agnieszka (Aga)  Iwasiewicz-Wabnig

Knowledge Transfer Facilitator

Fellow of Hughes Hall

Coordinator of the Cambridge NanoForum Strategic Network

Cambridge Enterprise Champion

Room 714, Link Building
Cavendish Laboratory
JJ Thomson Avenue

Cambridge CB3 0HE
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 761669


Agnieszka is the Knowledge Transfer Facilitator (KTF) for the Department of Physics, funded from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Impact Acceleration Account (EPSRC IAA). She works closely with KTFs based in other departments in Cambridge, researchers within the Cavendish Lab and external (primarily industrial) partners.

Agnieszka's role is to assist with the:

  • wider impact delivery of research outcomes, especially in the EPSRC-relevant areas*
  • establishing external partnerships - with industry, policy makers and beyond 
  • brokering new connections and collaborations
  • translational funding opportunities
  • outwards and inwards secondments and placements
  • routes for commercialisation of academic research
  • coordination of collaborative bids and projects
  • discussion and writing impact statements for grant proposals
  • advice on knowledge transfer through consultancy, joint projects, IP licensing, spin-outs, etc.
  • organisation of events, training sessions, interactive workshops & guest visits
  • promotion of research impact awareness among academics, postdocs and students
  • anything else knowledge transfer related!

*) Dr Michael Simmons offers similar help for STFC-remit researchers and others, and collaborative research initiatives.