skip to navigation skip to content

Media coverage

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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 ...…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more