Business, Innovation and Skills Committee - Seventh Report
Business-University Collaboration

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 26 November 2014.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

The UK's innovation landscape and business-university collaboration

This inquiry

2 Innovate UK: Government support for innovation

The work of Innovate UK


Public sector procurement and the SBRI

Innovate UK's funding

3 Initiatives to support collaboration

Information exchange between universities and business

Gateway to Research

Collaborative online platform

Single point of contact

University-based funding for innovation

Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF)

Measuring 'impact' of academic research

New initiatives to support collaboration

University Enterprise Zones

The proposed NCUB Advisory Hub

4 Contributing to a UK Innovation Strategy

A strategic approach to business-university collaboration

Measuring success: the R&D scoreboard

The structural gap in R&D spend

Stability in the innovation ecosystem

5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence  

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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