1. Only Connect - Business
and Economic Prosperity
Dr David Docherty 3rd April 2014
2. NCUB Vision, Mission & Method
– Increasing the prosperity and wellbeing of the UK through
world-leading university and business collaboration.
– By effective collaboration, nurture the right talent,
innovation and expertise for the UK’s future growth.
– The NCUB will facilitate, integrate and communicate, but
will never duplicate or substitute successful work already
being undertaken by others.
3. The Prose and Poetry of Connectivity
Only Connect – Innovators
 Information and Guidance
 Partnership behaviour
 Whole system thinking
Only Connect - Graduates and Employers
 Talent Pipelines
 Global Graduates
 Exceptional Leadership Talent
 Regional anchors