A report compiled by the sector predicts universities can contribute £11.6 billion worth of support to SMEs, businesses and not-for-profits over the next five years.

Universities UK has today published a report that sets out the potential economic boost the higher education sector could offer the country in its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Compiled by the sector-funded National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE), the report sets out how universities can contribute £11.6 billion worth of support and services to small enterprises, businesses, and not-for-profits over the next five years. University research collaborations with external partners will create £21.7 billion for the UK economy in the next five years.  

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