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Higher Education Provider Data: Business and Community Interaction

 

HE Provider Data: Business and community interaction: Frequently asked questions

We publish all of the HESA HE Business and Community Interaction (HEBCI) survey data returned by HE providers. The areas above guide you through the information we collect, and we have also published a complete list of our tables.

The table below identifies the charts and tables that answer some of the most common questions about HE finances. Use the drop-down filter to select the topic that most interests you, or the search box to display more specific questions (such as searching for 'spin-off', or 'CPD').

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How many spin-offs and start-ups are generated by universities? Chart 1 - Spin-offs and start-up companies by type of activity, metric, academic year and country of HE provider HESA Intellectual property summary; IP; intellectual; property; start-up; start-ups; spin-off; spin-offs; spin; start; graduate; graduates; student; students; staff; lecturers; professors;
What are the business and community income sources for universities? Chart 2 - Income from business and community interactions by academic year and country of HE provider HESA Income sources summary; income; sources
What is the scale of universities' collaborative research? Table 1 - Income from collaborative research involving public funding by academic year, type of income, source of public funding and HE provider HESA Income sources callaboration; collaborative; collaborate; research; councils; public; funding; contribution; government; charity; charities;
What is the value of universities' contract research? Table 2a - Business and community services by type of service, academic year, type of organisation and HE provider HESA Income sources research; researching; grant; grants; contract; contracts; business; businesses; commercial; SME; companies; firms; charity; charities;
What is universities' income from consultancy? Table 2a - Business and community services by type of service, academic year, type of organisation and HE provider HESA Income sources consult; consultatncy; consulting; consultants; consultant; contract; contracts; business; businesses; commercial; SME; companies; firms; charity; charities;
How much money do universities make from use of their facilities and equipment? Table 2a - Business and community services by type of service, academic year, type of organisation and HE provider HESA Income sources facilities; equipment; hire; rent; hiring; renting; labs; lab; laboratory; laboratories; sport; gym; contract; contracts; business; businesses; commercial; SME; companies; firms; charity; charities;
What is universities' income from CPD and continuing education? Table 2b - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Continuing Education (CE) courses for business and the community by academic year and HE provider HESA Income sources continuing; professional; development; CPD; education; course; courses; CE; train; training; contract; contracts; business; businesses; commercial; SME; companies; firms; charity; charities;
What is universities' income from regeneration and development programmes? Table 3 - Income from regeneration and development programmes by academic year, programme and HE provider HESA Income sources regeneration; development; fund; funding; funds; grants; government; ERDF; ESF; european; regional; social;
How many patents are granted to universities? Table 4a - Intellectual property: Disclosures and patents filed by or on behalf of the HE provider by academic year, type of disclosure or patent and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; disclosure; disclosures; patents; patent; file; filed; applications; application; granted; inventions; invention
How many intellectual property licences are granted by universities? Table 4b - Intellectual property: Licence numbers (including patents, copyright, design, registration and trade marks) by academic year, type of licence granted, type of organisation and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; licence; licences; patent; patents; copyright; design; registration; registered; trade; mark; marks; software
How much money do universities make from the sale of IP to businesses? Table 4c - Intellectual property income (including patents, copyright, design, registration and trade marks) by academic year, income source, type of organisation and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; licence; licences; patent; patents; copyright; design; registration; registered; trade; mark; marks; software; business; businesses; commercial; SME; companies; firms; charity; charities;
What is universities' total income from intellectual property? Table 4d - Total intellectual property income (including patents, copyright, design, registration and trade marks) by academic year and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; licence; licences; patent; patents; copyright; design; registration; registered; trade; mark; marks; software; revenue; income
How many spin-off companies are based on universities' IP? Table 4e - Intellectual property: Spin-off activities by type of activity, academic year, metric and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; start-up; start-ups; spin-off; spin-offs; spin; start; graduate; graduates; student; students; staff; lecturers; professors;
What is the turnover and empolyment of university spin-offs? Table 4e - Intellectual property: Spin-off activities by type of activity, academic year, metric and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; start-up; start-ups; spin-off; spin-offs; spin; start; graduate; graduates; student; students; staff; lecturers; professors;
How many graduate start-ups are formed each year? Table 4e - Intellectual property: Spin-off activities by type of activity, academic year, metric and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; start-up; start-ups; spin-off; spin-offs; spin; start; graduate; graduates; student; students; staff; lecturers; professors;
How many university spin-offs are still active after three years? Table 4e - Intellectual property: Spin-off activities by type of activity, academic year, metric and HE provider HESA Intellectual property IP; intellectual; property; start-up; start-ups; spin-off; spin-offs; spin; start; graduate; graduates; student; students; staff; lecturers; professors;
How many people attend public events at universities? Table 5 - Social, community and cultural engagement: designated public events by academic year, type of event, nature of event, number of attendees, academic staff time (days) and HE provider HESA public events social; community; cultural; engagement; public; events; lectures; free; performance; performances; music; art; dance; drama; museum; exhibition; museums; exhibitions;
How much staff time to universities invest in public events? Table 5 - Social, community and cultural engagement: designated public events by academic year, type of event, nature of event, number of attendees, academic staff time (days) and HE provider HESA public events social; community; cultural; engagement; public; events; lectures; free; performance; performances; music; art; dance; drama; museum; exhibition; museums; exhibitions;
How do universities prioritise business and community interaction? Table A - Strategies, approaches and infrastructures by academic year and HE provider - which presents the full results of the HE-BCI Part A qualitative survey HESA Income sources priority; priorities; economic; economy; local; strategy; policy; infrastructure; IP; social; community; cultural; engagement; public; regeneration; development; CPD