Suzanne Emmett: Collaboration to Innovate

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A copy of the slides used by Suzanne Emmett, Director at Yorkshire Enterprise Partnership, at the Collaborate Cornwall conference.

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  • Suzanne Emmett: Collaboration to Innovate

    1. 1. Collaborate to Innovate<br />Policy and Best Practice in <br />University-Business Collaboration<br />Dr Suzanne Emmett<br />YTKO Leeds<br />
    2. 2. Summary<br /><ul><li>Economic background
    3. 3. UK national and regional policies
    4. 4. European innovation policy
    5. 5. Regional best practice</li></li></ul><li>Vince Cable Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills<br /> “One approach is to break down barriers to collaboration. There is already a fair degree of international collaboration between UK and overseas institutions and companies. International collaboration is an important way for us to stay at the cutting edge of research whilst reducing the cost to the UK taxpayer.”<br />
    6. 6. David Willets, Universities and Science Minister: Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills<br />Universities UK Annual Conference<br />A strong research base is vital for our future in a global knowledge economy……. Science and research are the life blood of many sectors essential to growth and a rebalanced economy.<br /> 9 Sept 2010<br />Science and innovation key to driving the growth agenda<br />Major research investments in Cambridge underline the importance of innovation to Britain’s economic recovery….<br /> 10 Sept 2010<br />
    7. 7. EU Policy<br />
    8. 8. EU Policy<br />
    9. 9. Innovation Europewww.innovationeu.org<br />
    10. 10. Innovation Europe Publications<br />
    11. 11. University-Business Forum<br />
    12. 12. Support from on high…..<br />
    13. 13.
    14. 14.
    15. 15. Growing importance of collaboration<br />Source: Higher Education-Business and Community Interaction Survey 2008-09<br />
    16. 16. Regional Best Practice<br />
    17. 17. Examples of University offices<br />York Management School<br />University of York<br />
    18. 18. Centres of Industrial Collaboration<br /><ul><li>Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
    19. 19. Design Futures
    20. 20. Precision Technologies
    21. 21. Particles
    22. 22. Polymer
    23. 23. Pharmaceutical Technologies</li></li></ul><li>Institute of Pharmaceutical Innovation<br />
    24. 24. Yorkshire Enterprise Fellowship (YEF)<br />
    25. 25. YEF: Success in Collaborative Research Commercialisation<br />2004-2010 (2 tranches)<br />95 projects<br />£3.5m public sector spend over 6 years<br />£7.5m levered to date and rising<br />Yorkshire Forward flagship project<br />International model of best practice<br />Key to project success – collaboration<br />Academic researcher<br />Host university<br />Funding agency<br />Commercial partner<br />Business mentor<br />Programme management team<br />
    26. 26. YEF Publicationssuzanne@ytko.com<br />

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