The NCUB flagship annual report on the State of the Relationship between universities, business and policy makers provides examples of university business partnerships from National Centre members and funders.

This publication includes updated metrics on progress in collaboration between universities, business and government:

  • Industry income for Knowledge Exchange increased from £845 million in 2013 to £897 million in 2014
  • Universities registered 81,706 interactions with small and medium-sized businesses in 2014, and increase of 22% from the previous year
  • The number of grants with academic partners awarded by Innovate UK has been growing steadily, reaching 571 in 2014