Eight Features of
Knowledge
Exchange
Michael Kitson
www.michaelkitson.org
https://twitter.com/MichaelKitson
Survey of
2,500
Businesses
Survey of
22,000
Academics
1
Broaden the
focus beyond
technology
transfer
5
7
4 14
Licensed
research
Patenting
Spun-out
company
Formed/run
consultancy
Commercialisation
activities
Community-
based...
65
67
87
38
33
28
31
33
6
38
30
3
15
5
7
4 14
57
49
43
35
46
10 10
27
37
9
Setting of
physical
facilities
Contract
researc...
All Interactions for UK Business
10
8
13
4
3
3
7
7
2
4
12
3
2
27
3
6
6
3
2
24
5
1
3
2
1
2
joint publications
Creation of p...
2
Broaden the
focus beyond
STEM
Interactions with private sector
companies (% of respondents)
Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. ...
3
Its not just
about
business
Interactions with public sector
organisations (% of respondents)
Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitson, ...
Interactions with the third sector
organisations (% of respondents)
Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitso...
4
Not just
about
technology
Why businesses interact with
HEIs?
Source: Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2013), Connecting with the Ivory Tower: Business
Per...
5
Constraints:
not the usual
suspects
Constraints on interactions with external
organisations (% of respondents – All
and Engineering)
Source: Cambridge Centre ...
Academic and business perceptions of
constraints on interactions
Source: Data from Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2010), Conne...
6
The danger of
focusing on
‘impact’
7
Realistic
expectations
Number of Businesses and
Academics (FT) in the UK (2013)
Sources: HESA and Department for Business Innovation and Skills
8
THE MYTH OF
THE ACADEMIC
IVORY TOWER
Growth and Collaboration - Dr Michael Kitson, UK Innovation Research Centre
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Growth and Collaboration - Dr Michael Kitson, UK Innovation Research Centre

  1. 1. Eight Features of Knowledge Exchange Michael Kitson www.michaelkitson.org https://twitter.com/MichaelKitson
  2. 2. Survey of 2,500 Businesses Survey of 22,000 Academics
  3. 3. 1 Broaden the focus beyond technology transfer
  4. 4. 5 7 4 14 Licensed research Patenting Spun-out company Formed/run consultancy Commercialisation activities Community- based activities Lectures for the community Community-based sports Public exhibitions People-based activities Giving invited lectures Student placements Participating in networks Standard-setting forums Enterprise education Curriculum development Attending conferences Sitting on advisory boards Format adapted from Ulrichsen (2009) Abreu, Grinevich, Hughes and Kitson (2009) Commercialisation Activities of UK Academics
  5. 5. 65 67 87 38 33 28 31 33 6 38 30 3 15 5 7 4 14 57 49 43 35 46 10 10 27 37 9 Setting of physical facilities Contract research Consultancy services External secondment Joint Publications Prototyping and testing Informal advice Research consortia Hosting personnel Joint research Problem-solving activities Licensed research Patenting Spun-out company Formed/run consultancy Commercialisation activities Community- based activities Lectures for the community Schools project Community-based sports Public exhibitions People-based activities Giving invited lectures Student placements Participating in networks Standard-setting forums Enterprise education Curriculum development Attending conferences Sitting on advisory boards Employee training Source: Hughes , A. and Kitson. M. (2012), Cambridge Journal of Economics, All Interactions for UK Academics
  6. 6. All Interactions for UK Business 10 8 13 4 3 3 7 7 2 4 12 3 2 27 3 6 6 3 2 24 5 1 3 2 1 2 joint publications Creation of physical facilities Prototyping and testing Joint research informal advice Secondment to HEIs Hosting academics Consultancy services Contract research) Research consortiaProblem solving activities Academic Publications Licenses owned by HEIs Spun-out company Licences owned by non-HEIs Commercialisation and research activities Community based activities Lectures for the community Schools projects public exhibitions Community based sports People based activities Attending conferences with HEIs Attending conferences organised by HEIs Supervising student projects; Participation in networks Sitting on advisory boards Participation in standard setting forums involving HEIS Training at HEIs Invited lectures Enterprise Education 2 Curriculum development Source: Data from Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2013), Connecting with the Ivory Tower: Business Perspectives on Knowledge Exchange in the UK, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
  7. 7. 2 Broaden the focus beyond STEM
  8. 8. Interactions with private sector companies (% of respondents) Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2009), Knowledge Exchange between Academics and the Business, Public and Third Sectors, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
  9. 9. 3 Its not just about business
  10. 10. Interactions with public sector organisations (% of respondents) Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2009), Knowledge Exchange between Academics and the Business, Public and Third Sectors, Centre for Business Research, University of
  11. 11. Interactions with the third sector organisations (% of respondents) Source: Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2009), Knowledge Exchange between Academics and the Business, Public and Third Sectors, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
  12. 12. 4 Not just about technology
  13. 13. Why businesses interact with HEIs? Source: Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2013), Connecting with the Ivory Tower: Business Perspectives on Knowledge Exchange in the UK, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
  14. 14. 5 Constraints: not the usual suspects
  15. 15. Constraints on interactions with external organisations (% of respondents – All and Engineering) Source: Cambridge Centre for Business Research Survey of Knowledge Exchange Activity by UK Academics (Hughes, A., Kitson, M., Abreu, M., Grinevich, V., Bullock, A. and Milner, I.) UK Data Archive Study Number 6462
  16. 16. Academic and business perceptions of constraints on interactions Source: Data from Hughes, A. and Kitson, M. (2010), Connecting with the Ivory Tower: The Business Perspective on Knowledge Exchange in the UK, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
  17. 17. 6 The danger of focusing on ‘impact’
  18. 18. 7 Realistic expectations
  19. 19. Number of Businesses and Academics (FT) in the UK (2013) Sources: HESA and Department for Business Innovation and Skills
  20. 20. 8
  21. 21. THE MYTH OF THE ACADEMIC IVORY TOWER
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