A Community Asset Transfer involves a charity or not-for-profit organisation taking a lease or licence of council owned premises to run and manage those premises.
The purpose is to generate social, economic or environmental benefits for local people. Examples include community centres, libraries and playgrounds.
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Marcus Keppel-Palmer, the Associate Head for the Faculty of Business and Law for Pro Bono, was one of the panel members working with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) developing a new range of Intellectual Property (IP) resources for use in Schools, Universities, and businesses.
The new suite of resources aim to develop a greater understanding on on IP with students and how IP impacts on their future careers.
The resources known as IP Tutor Plus were launched on January 9th 2018.
IP Tutor and IP Tutor Plus
The IP Tutor tools, developed by the IPO, CIPA, CiTMA, lecturers and industry professionals, provides information on IP.
IP Tutor Plus is a resource for university lecturers to deliver IP lectures. There are four modules; creative, humanities, STEM and law, business and accounting subject areas.
IP for Research
Created for PhD students and researchers to develop a greater understanding of how IP can maximise the impact of their research.
IP management tools
The Intellectual Asset Management Guide for Universities and Lambert Toolkit support the setting of IP strategies within universities, and the management of effective collaborations between universities and businesses.
Resources for further education
Before students reach university, the Future Innovators Toolkit provides level 3 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers with the resources they need to introduce IP at any point in the curriculum.
More details can be found here.