Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Lead for Innovation and Place

Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Lead for Innovation and Place

Andrew is NCUB’s Policy Lead for Innovation and Place, and Head of Policy for the Smart Specialisation Hub which is co-delivered by NCUB and the Knowledge Transfer Network.

Andrew Basu McGowanHe leads on the design and delivery of our innovation, research and place agendas. Andrew is a former civil servant who has worked in central Government across a wide range of subjects, including research and innovation, science policy, university participation in economic growth, SME funding and finance opportunities, European and international research partnerships including work at the European Commission, and Ministerial private office.

 


NCUB Blogs by Andrew:

Smart Specialisation Hub Conference: place-based innovation on the agenda

 

On-the-whistle Budget blog

 

An update on the new Strength in Places Fund for NCUB members

 

Smart Specialisation Hub: Deepening and Broadening Data

 

A new phase for the Smart Specialisation Hub

 

Skills gaps and localism – the role of universities

 

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