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Research & development

There are a variety of projects associated with this research theme; click on a project name to find out more.

Analysis of Middle Market Firms

Barriers to Innovation & Growth in High Technology SMEs: The Role of Absorptive Capacity

Building a Biomedical Enterprise & Commercialising Science: Entrepreneurial UK Genomics Firms in Comparative Perspective

FINNOV – Finance, Innovation & Growth: Changing Patterns & Policy Implications

Government Support for Small Business Innovation and the SBIR

Integrated Knowledge Centre (IKC) Commercialisation Laboratory

International Innovation Benchmarking & the Determinants of Business Success

Knowledge Hub (UK~IRC)

Manufacturing Strategy & Competitiveness



National Small & Medium Sized Business Surveys

New Modes of Innovation: Managerial & Strategic Business Practices & Open Innovation (UK~IRC)

Northern Ireland SME Benchmarking Survey

Research Using UK Innovation Survey 2005 Data

Role of "Soft Companies" & Government R&D Contracts in Development of SMEs

Services Innovation & Innovative Performance at the Sector Level (UK~IRC)

SME Performance & Policy

Start-up Finance: A Study of Micro Finance amongst Soft & Hard Companies

Strategic Advisory Board on Intellectual Property (SABIP) Review

UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~IRC)

UK~IRC & CIHE Task Force: Enhancing Value: Getting the Most out of UK Research