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Birgitte Andersen and Benjamin Reid
28 June 2012
We’re delighted the Business Innovation and Skills Committee of the House of Commons has engaged positively but critically with ‘Digital Opportunity’ (known as the Hargreaves Review) in its new report published yesterday.
26 January 2012
In a world where you can download and print out a range of operational weapons at home, it is appropriate that today the Coalition government announced that one of the new ‘Catapult Centres’ (the entities formally known as Technology Innovation Centres) will be focused on technology transfer for the ‘Connected Digital Economy’.
Dr Benjamin Reid
29 November 2011
The ‘vital 6%’ of high growth firms in the UK, it has been said, are responsible for up to half of new job growth. That 6% are, almost exclusively, Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – at least when they start their growth spurt. So how is the pool of ‘potential’ high growth SME firms in the UK likely to be feeling following George Osborne’s 2011 Autumn Statement, and what are the implications of its prescriptions for their opportunities to innovate and create jobs?
Dr Benjamin Reid, Senior Researcher
06 September 2011
Some commentators have placed the blame for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s decision to close its research and development site at Sandwich in Kent on the rise of ‘open innovation’.