Together championing socially responsible innovation

Aspect (A SHAPE Platform for Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Transformation) is a network of organisations united by a belief in the boundless creativity and vitality of research within the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts (SHAPE) disciplines. Our mission is to harness this creativity to foster innovative ventures capable of delivering sustainable impact

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All around us university researchers are turning their discoveries into ventures to extend the positive impact of their work

Education & The Environment

Healthcare, Policy & Big Business

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A Community of Change Makers

As a collective of universities, we are dedicated to cultivating and disseminating knowledge on effectively supporting researchers whose work holds the potential to catalyse positive change on a global scale. Through experimentation, shared learning, and the development of innovative tools and resources, we leverage each other’s experiences to drive collective growth and impact


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Join us in contributing to solutions for the global challenges we encounter. Reach out to us today to discover how the Aspect Network can support you

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