Creative Places blog, October 2013
This month we look at a recent report on life science company decision making when it comes to choosing a location, BIS’s announcement on the Smart Cities Forum, Olympic legacy and the Cambridge-Norwich Agritech cluster...
CEO's blog, September 2013
The commercialisation of University research and the value of alumni to the economy continued to be hot topics throughout the summer of 2013...
CEO's blog, May 2013
Tech sector punching well above its weight and university ranking processes under
CEO's blog, January 2013
Jonathan looks at what we can look forward to in the coming year...
CEO's blog, November 2012
Creative Places has commenced work on a study to look at how R&D intensive healthcare
related businesses can best get further advantage from hospital and university activity in
Glasgow. Read the blog to take part.
CEO's blog, October 2012
Global Innovation Index scores the UK highly whilst higher education is scoring ever more highly in securing philanthropic donations.
CEO's blog, September 2012
On 13 September the UK government announced plans to limit an additional £6 million of Higher Education Innovation Fund cash to just 12 institutions.
CEO's blog, August 2012
Jonathan looks at how Europe is intending to support innovation and enterprise in member countries.
CEO's blog, July 2012
"let’s get on with the job of creating the environments that entrepreneurs really excel in..."
CEO's blog, January 2012 - The wise words of Willetts?
We start the new year no better in terms of economic climate, but Universities and Science minister David Willetts started the year with an heartening speech at the Policy Exchange.
CEO's blog, November/December 2011 - Students, Cities, Banks... Everyone gets to make their own choices
A busy build up to Christmas sees Jonathan looking at student loans, the new 'core cities' and excellent news for the Life Sciences and High-Tech sectors from the Government.
CEO's blog, October 2011 - Funding for economic growth and universities need to do business
Jonathan looks at both the Regional Growth Fund and the Growing Places Fund, both promising a boost for our economy, as well as the on-going need for universities to link with business.
CEO's blog, September 2011 - learning from the Chinese
An insight to Jonathan's Beijing trip, CISCO innovation centres and speaking on the importance of universities creating the opportunity for enhanced business interface on their campuses.
CEO's blog, August 2011
Jonathan gives an update at what's been happening at Creative Places HQ, and the news that's caught our attention...