Start date:October 2012
Research Topic:University Networks and the Success of Academic Spinouts
Research pathway:Environmental Planning
Research Supervisor:Dr Gillian Bristow, Prof Robert Huggins
Supervising school:School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship
The study looks at the university networks and how they contribute to the success of academic spinouts. These networks include investors, entrepreneurs, and structures that facilitate network access, e.g. business incubators, science parks.