Independent advice on university-investor links: Mike Rees report

Independent advice on university-investor links: Mike Rees report

On 29 July 2019, NCUB played host to a launch event for an independent review of university-investor links, commissioned by Research England.

Research England asked Mike Rees, former deputy group CEO of Standard Chartered, to review ways to strengthen university access to finance that supports spin-out company formation and university-investor relationships. The review focused on universities with large-scale investor links and those seeking support through schemes, such as the Research England Connecting Capability Fund (CCF).

The Rees Review listened to advice from a broad range of stakeholders, through more than 90 interviews, and drew evidence from a data report by Tomas Coates Ulrichsen (Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI) Policy, University of Cambridge), also commissioned by Research England.

 

Author: Mike Rees

Publication: 29 July 2019

 

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE

Please direct any comments or queries about the Rees Review to KEPolicy@re.ukri.org.

Mike Rees report

 

 

 

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