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[Europe] More university-business collaboration needed – Study

The business sector should be more involved in designing higher education curricula and universities should work more closely with industry partners to promote entrepreneurship, mobility between business and academia and lifelong learning. There should also be more assessment and better monitoring of university-business collaborations and programmes.

These were some of the conclusions reached by the authors of a recently released report prepared for the European Union by Cardiff University, in association with Newcastle University and Imperial Consultants.(...) - University World News, by Peta Lee, 03 July 2014 Issue No:327

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Business Gains Drive Higher R&D Spending in U.S.

Business Gains Drive Higher R&D Spending in U.S. | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

But revised NSF data point to rough times for academic researchers.

The U.S. research ship is righting itself after going through some stormy seas, according to data from the National Science Foundation (NSF). But the latest picture of overall R&D spending in the United States shows two divergent trends: High-tech companies are steaming ahead after rebounding from the 2008 recession, while the end of the massive stimulus spending begun in 2009 has left academic researchers facing increasingly choppy waters.(...) - Science, by Jeffrey Mervis, 13 January 2014

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