University Public Private Partnerships for skills, research

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					 University Public Private Partnerships for skills,
research, innovation and economic development:
             examples from the UK
 Presentation to FICCI Higher Education Summit, Delhi, 6 November 2009
                            Dr Chris Henshall
                 Pro Vice Chancellor for External Relations
                     Public-Private links in UK universities

   Contractual relationships
       Research: collaborative and contract
       Exploitation of Intellectual Property: Licensing
       Consultancy
       Continuing Professional Development for staff
   Public-Private Partnerships
       Provision and operation of student residences
       Exploitation of IP: formation of spin-out companies
       Recruitment and preparation of overseas students
       Vocational/customised PG and UG courses
       Economic development initiatives
                  PPPs for economic development

   Development of the University of York and
    the growth of the knowledge economy
    around it through three related Public
    Private Partnerships
       Science City York
       York Science Park
       Expansion of the University campus with
        integrated accommodation for businesses
                                              Science City York
   Strategic partnership between
       University of York; City of York; Yorkshire Forward (Regional
        Development Agency); business
   Endorsed by UK Government – five further Science Cities
    named to develop and exploit the model elsewhere
   Aims to maximise economic impact of University through
    aligning University, government and business activities to
    support the development of the knowledge economy
    around the University – the “Triple Helix” model
   Created 100 new companies and 3,000 new jobs in initial
    phase
   Current activities include:
       Cluster development (Bioscience; IT & digital; Creative;
        Business Services; Environmental)
       Draw-down of regional, national and EU funds for development
        of innovation infrastructure (eg £25+m of ERDF funding)
       Re-development of mining site with UK Coal for biorenewables
                                      York Science Park

   Partnership between
       University of York; P&O Holdings; private
        investors; local, regional and national government
   8.4 hectare site adjacent to University
   Anchor tenant: Smith & Nephew Global R&D HQ
   3 incubator buildings: Innovation Centre;
    Biocentre; IT Centre – total 10,000 sq metres
   Now built-out
       Total of 27,000 sq metres of office and lab space
       96 companies and 1,490 employees
                      University Campus Extension: 1
   Partnership between
       University of York; financial institutions; regional
        and national government; property developers
   £500m development over next 10 to 15 years
   Doubles size of University campus
       180 hectares including buffering and landscaping
       65 hectares to be developed at 23% footprint
   Up to 25 of the 65 hectares for university-related
    business use (three times current science park)
   Exciting opportunity to build an open innovation
    environment for business and academia
                       University campus extension: 2
   Initial complex of buildings
       £180m development, opening 2009-2010
       £65m from University; £35m from regional and
        central government; £80m from financial institutions
       New buildings for
           Computer Science; Theatre Film and Television;
            Management; Law
       Ron Cooke Hub to promote knowledge exchange
        between faculty, business and students
       Business accommodation in department buildings,
        Hub and Catalyst building (creative and digital
        incubator)
       Promoting further economic growth
                         Cluster 1 Visualisation




Viewed from North East
                                                  Hub building




Viewed from North East   Viewed from South East
               Hub building

Atrium




         Main entrance




         Secondary entrance
Catalyst (incubator) building
                               Contact details

We are seeking collaborations and links with
 universities, businesses and governments
 overseas to maximise the potential of these
 developments
chris.henshall@york.ac.uk
www.york.ac.uk
www.yorksciencepark.co.uk
www.sciencecityyork.org.uk