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The Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey collects information from HE institutions about activities concerned with the generation, use, application and exploitation of knowledge and other university capabilities outside academic environments.
|Income of UK HEIs from business and community interactions
|Income from collaborative research involving public funding||748,665||869,295||870,598|
|Value of contract research||986,886||1,066,683||1,114,006|
|Facilities and equipment related services||114,758||128,308||138,753|
|Courses for business and the community||580,661||606,309||651,343|
|Income from regeneration and development programmes||212,819||203,128||179,980|
|Income from Intellectual Property||57,842||61,226||68,848|
|See Press release 191 for more detailed 2011/12 figures and notes
The HE-BCI survey collects information about spin-off companies and start-ups set up by recent graduates and staff.
|Spin-off activities of UK HEIs|
|Number of new spin-off companies||2457||3146||3004
|Spin-offs with some HEI ownership||215||181||170
|Formal spin-offs, not HEI owned||23||30||21
|Total number of active firms||6577||8060||8688
|Spin-offs with some HEI ownership||1090||1043||1048|
|Formal spin-offs, not HEI owned||195||213||232|
|Estimated current employment of all active firms (FTE)||27865||31319||32960|
|Spin-offs with some HEI ownership||9619||10629||10164|
|Formal spin-offs, not HEI owned||7252||7388||7642|
|Estimated current turnover of all active firms (£ thousands)||2,095,214||2,410,682||2,471,231|
|Spin-offs with some HEI ownership||740,733||920,426||909,831|
|Formal spin-offs, not HEI owned||1,016,702||1,118,294||1,124,721|
|Estimated external investment received (£ thousands)||1,163,506||1,217,035||879,801|
|Spin-offs with some HEI ownership||586,741||779,883||654,733|
|Formal spin-offs, not HEI owned||551,017||331,134||162,924|
Other ways to get HESA information.
If the stats on the website couldn't answer your question, why not ask the experts directly?
HESA publications are downloadable collections of the most useful data in Excel tables.
HE Business and Community Interaction Survey 2011/12 - Full results of the survey at institution level.
Also includes full answers from the Part A questionnaire.
Related statistics are published by various organisations. These links are to external websites for which HESA is not responsible.
HEFCE produce an annual report on the results of the HE-BCI survey. The reports include breakdowns for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Reports are available back to 1999/2000.
The British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG) provide links to financial statements of UK HE Institutions.