1. How might productivity policy learn from the policy changes of the past 20 years
    Apr 2020

    Our chapter in the recently-published book, Productivity Perspectives, reviewed the changes in aspects of productivity policy from 1997 to 2018. It traced the overarching narrative associated with productivity policy, and focussed in on policies relating to innovation, business support, skills and regional development.
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  2. UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund
    Mar 2020

    SQW’s study into the economic and wider benefits of the UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund (previously known as the Rainbow Seed Fund) has been published.
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  3. Entrepreneurial-University Ecosystems
    Mar 2020

    Research England, alongside several partners, commissioned SQW to conduct a literature review on the concept of the entrepreneurial university ecosystem, develop a high level conceptual model of a ‘general’ entrepreneurial ecosystem, and produce a technical note outlining the options available to compile further evidence.
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  4. Building Resilience Programme
    Feb 2020

    Arts Council England invested £1.8 million into the Building Resilience programme which focused on exploring and piloting different approaches to long term sustainability, to increase resilience across the sector.
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  5. Evaluation of the Integrated Personal Commissioning programme
    Feb 2020

    Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) is an approach to joining up health and social care, and other services where appropriate. The Department of Health and Social Care commissioned an SQW led consortium to undertake an independent evaluation of IPC. The report has now been published.
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