The State of the Relationship is NCUB’s Flagship Report and is commissioned by UK Research and Innovation. The State of the Relationship 2015 report is the second edition of report.

The report follows collaboration activity over time and showcases partnerships with long lead times and reviews the impact of sector related initiatives. Furthermore, it highlights that collaborations are happening in all sectors, and are not limited to technology or science-based innovation. The report also showcases place-bound collaborations.