This guide from the CBI sets out to help businesses understand how to get the best from the opportunities universities offer, whether for collaboration on research, innovation or skills.
This report discusses how to unlock and stimulate different forms of collaborations between universities and businesses, by drawing on a survey of 200 businesses, and in-depth interviews with 14 companies.
This document is in the public domain and sourced from http://www.biginnovationcentre.com/publications
The research into how Technology and Innovation Centres generate value by strategically engaging in EU activities has been an open innovation project by excellence.
The findings of this Evidence Briefing are based on the Enterprise Research Centre paper Public R&D policies and private R&D investment: a survey of the empirical evidence by Dr Bettina Becker. The paper provides a systematic review and critical discussion of research literature on the effectiveness of major public policies in increasing private R&D investment.
This report analyses patterns of and reasons for sustained growth of Knowledge Exchange (KE) income across British HEIs in recent years.
This document is in the public domain and is sourced from http://www.ncub.co.uk/what-we-do/research-reports.html
The UK research base is a wonderful success story. It is a magnet for global talent and investment, a feature of our country that is admired around the world, and a source of wide-ranging economic and social benefits. Earlier achievements and current expertise enable us to live longer, enjoy a secure food chain, create the jobs of tomorrow, and appreciate the rich history on which our society is founded. The research base raises our understanding of ourselves, the planet on which we live and the universe in which our planet was formed.
To make the UK the best place in which to do research and innovation, the National Academies urge the next Government to:
This report, from RSA City Growth Commission, is the result of a 12 month independent inquiry into how best to enable the UK’s major cities to drive growth and respond to the fiscal and economic challenges of the future.
This document is in the public domain and is sourced from http://www.citygrowthcommission.com/publication/final-report-unleashing-metro-growth/
This report looks at the innovative output of world’s top Research and Development (R&D) investors using patents and trademarks as proxy indicators. Essentially descriptive in nature, the study presents statistics about the patent portfolio of companies, and their trademark strategies to launch new products, and looks at the extent to which companies bundle these two forms of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to protect and appropriate the returns of their knowledge-based assets.
The 2014 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" (the Scoreboard) contains economic and financial data for the world's top 2500 companies ranked by their investments in Research and Development (R&D). The sample contains 633 companies based in the EU and 1867 companies based elsewhere. The Scoreboard data are drawn from the latest available companies' accounts, i.e. usually the fiscal year 2013/14.