Partnership Access - University - private sector collaboration

Partnership Access - University - private sector collaboration
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Publication Date:

March, 2015

Number of pages:

13

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Downloadable PDF

Document ID:
PROD51715
Partnership Access - University - private sector collaboration
Partnership Access - University - private sector collaboration
Partnership Access - University - private sector collaboration

As education partnerships continue to grow globally, so do collaborations between the higher education and private sectors, also known as University – Business Collaboration (UBC). Interest in UBCs emerged as societies transitioned from being largely industrialised, to information-based, characterised by increasing globalisation, and the prioritising of services and intangibles, networking organisations and digital technologies. Often applauded and coveted in higher education circles, UBCs reflect the call for universities to extend beyond teaching and research, towards community engagement. In this rapidly changing world, UBCs are becoming recognised as a pathway to sustainability, funding, knowledge transfer and access to resources.

This special Partnership Access report examines how UBCs have evolved to become a significant concept in a globalised world, and how they are seen as drivers of innovation which contribute to economic growth. The report considers the drivers, outcomes and common models of higher education – private industry partnerships, while also providing case studies and insight into qualities which make for good UBCs. Higher education institutions, corporations and other stakeholders will obtain understanding and a valuable perspective on what has become an increasingly important partnership between business and education in today’s competitive global environment.

...the rich web of higher education-private sector collaboration has been seen and admired by many as a catalyst for new technologies, industry transformations, and university modernisation...

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