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We investigate how universities' research quality shapes their engagement with industry. Previous research has predominantly found a positive relationship between academics' research quality and their commercialization activities. Here we use industry involvement measures that are broader than...
In December 2003 Richard Lambert released his report on business-university collaboration, which highlightedmany examples of good collaboration, but called for further development and investment.1 The Lambert Review alsorecognised that the UK Government is pursuing an agenda of regionalisation...
Clusters are systems of localised economic activity and innovation. This report reviews current evidence on clustersand develops policy recommendations for the UK. It argues that clusters include multiple firms from related sectorsthat are co-located within a web of complex linkages and a...
The article argues that management fashions can be interpreted as processes of emerging professionalisation around particular bodies of management expertise. By integrating insights from research on professions and professionalisation, management fashions are analysed as attempts by specific...
The article explores three dimensions of institutional entrepreneurship: the type of activity pursued by institutional entrepreneurs, their skills and their field strategies. Evidence is presented on the emergence of the ‘Euroregion’, an organizing template used by local authorities situated...
Clusters are systems of localised economic activity and innovation. This report reviews current evidence on clustersand develops policy recommendations for the UK. It argues that clusters include multiple firms from related sectorsthat are co-located within a web of complex linkages and a...
In a global economy, regional economies are exposed to greater economic threats,but also opportunities. In the UK several strategies have been introduced to improvelocal and regional competitiveness. One important strategy is the promotion ofclusters – geographic concentrations of expertise...