As major producers of research and innovation universities are significant contributors to economic growth. As governments maximise this, universities are under pressure to increase both research output and its relevance to business. How are countries’ research and innovation strategies addressing this? How are university-business links developed? Can international networks contribute?
Innovation and industry
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Report: From catapults to commercialisation
May 2015: This report summarises the findings of a policy dialogue held in Australia in March 2015, discussing how can universities use their knowledge and research more effectively.
Report: UK-China forum on innovation and collaboration
March 2014: Summary of forum on innovation and collaboration in higher education, discussing the practical applications of research and how to provide opportunities for students.
Report: Impact of Digital Technology
October 2013: More than 130 Chinese university leaders joined a group of leading academics from UK HEIs to share insight into practices and issues around the use of digital technologies.