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Spin off activities and income from business and community interactions

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.

Number of new spin-off companies
Spin-off type 2013/14 2014/15
Spin-offs with some HEP ownership 131 129
Formal spin-offs not HEP owned 17 13
Staff start-ups 69 70
Graduate start-ups 4,581 4,160
Social enterprises 169 138

Definitions

Income of UK HE providers from business and community interactions
(£ thousands)
Source of income 2013/14 2014/15
Collaborative research involving public funding 1,140,906 1,257,125
Contract research 1,196,618 1,210,265
Consultancy contracts 440,278 442,498
Facilities and equipment related services 167,435 191,472
Courses for business and the community 680,320 715,807
Regeneration and development programmes 182,771 204,558
Intellectual Property
(inc. sale of shares in spin-offs)
131,058 155,401

Download background data: HESA_PR232_HE-BCI_data_2014-15.xlsx

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Publications

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HE Business and Community Interaction Survey 2014/15 - Full results of the survey at institution level.

Research funding
Business & community services
Regeneration & development programmes
Intellectual property
Community engagement

Also includes full answers from the Part A questionnaire.

HE
Business and
Community
Interaction Survey
HE Business and Community Interaction Survey
 

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External sources

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.

 

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