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Financial Times: US businesses ‘get more aid’ than UK

Small businesses in the US are receiving up to 10 times as much government financial support as their British equivalents, according to a report by Cambridge University's Centre for Business Research. The study claims that a single US scheme, the…

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AIM News: Productivity Ideas Factory

In January AIM and EPSRC held a Productivity Ideas Factory just outside Stratford Upon Avon. Directed by Professor Andy Neely, the Productivity Ideas Factory gathered together academics [including CBR's Dr Xiaolan Fu] from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to debate and…

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Science in Parliament: The innovation challenge: lessons from America and the UK

Representatives from Government, industry and academia took part in the Cambridge-MIT Institute’s annual Competitiveness Summit in Edinburgh on 30 November, where they discussed ways of boosting knowledge exchange between universities and industry to help promote science and engineering enterprise ...…

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Times Higher Education: Business taps sector for ideas

British universities are powerhouses of innovation in the UK economy, enjoying far greater links with businesses than previously thought, according to a report ... The three-year programme is funded by CMI, and is being conducted by Andy Cosh and Alan…

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Financial Times: Business ahead of US in its links with academia

Small businesses in the UK are twice as likely to collaborate with universities as their US counterparts, according to a study to be presented today in Edinburgh. However the research, by Cambridge University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, found…

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