Scots try to bridge the industry-academe gap

April 12, 2002

Scotland is looking at a national scheme to allow academics and industrialists to move more easily from one sector to the other in a bid to promote knowledge transfer.

The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and Scottish Enterprise, the national development agency, propose acting as brokers to help home-grown companies get research support, and will also help higher education institutions to win major funding from outside Scotland.

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