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ESRC Research Performance and Economic Impact Report 2014-15

Wednesday 10 February 2016

These reports show how ESRC-funded research supports and develops the wellbeing of UK citizens and the international competitiveness of the nation. They look at the impact of ESRC-funded research from knowledge exchange, public engagement and skilled people, the support of world-class research to enable impact, methodological developments and future challenges.

The ESRC's 2014-15 Impact Report shows the contribution of ESRC-funded research to society and the economy. 

Examples of some of the data include:
• Since April 2014 our researchers have collaborated with 279 organisations.
• We have enabled 54 ESRC-supported Knowledge Transfer Partnerships with small businesses and social enterprises since 2014.
• Since April 2014 we have supported 24 Impact Acceleration Accounts in universities, enabling researchers to increase impact.
• Birmingham’s enterprise belt contributes £14 billion to the economy.

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