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UK innovation on a global stage – what does University of Cambridge report tell us?

Posted on Monday 17 July 2023 by Akshay Thaman | IP Consultant & Policy Lead

In March 2023 the Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge published the UK Innovation Report with the aim of benchmarking the UK’s industrial and innovation performance in a global context.

This comprehensive report brings together a whole range of innovation and value-added indicators and should be a key reference in any discussion about innovation policy and industrial performance in the UK.

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GovGrant launches CBI Economics analysis – Prosperity Pending

Posted on Sunday 2 May 2021 by Luke Hamm | Chief Executive Officer

R&D and innovation specialists GovGrant have today revealed the UK economy is failing to capitalise on its world-leading academic prowess and intellect by not translating its R&D into commercial gain and creating intellectual property (IP).
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Intellectual Property Day – Unleashing the true value of IP for UK’s SMEs

Posted on Monday 26 April 2021 by Akshay Thaman | IP Consultant & Policy Lead

It’s World Intellectual Property Day, a day to celebrate and educate the world about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and how, when employed successfully, an idea can become an IP asset to create business value and drive sustainable economic growth.
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The European Patent Index 2020: Analysis of the numbers

Posted on Thursday 25 March 2021 by Akshay Thaman | IP Consultant & Policy Lead

In case you missed it, last week the European Patent Office (EPO) released its European Patent Index (EPI) for 2020 which saw the number of European patent applications filed at the EPO drop by 0.7% compared to 2019. If you would like to know more about what the European Patent Index is and why it is significant, please see my earlier blog post here. This is the last in a two part series that will dissect the data released in this year’s EPI and what it may reveal for the state of innovation for certain sectors within Europe.
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The European Patent Index 2020: An insight into European innovation trends

Posted on Wednesday 17 March 2021 by Akshay Thaman | IP Consultant & Policy Lead

This week the European Patent Office (EPO) has released its much-anticipated European Patent Index (EPI) for 2020.
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