Monthly Archives: October 2011

Society’s super-heroes?

This week’s blog considers the proposition that a vibrant and prosperous society needs growing businesses, increasing wealth, and, above all, its entrepreneurs. Businesses don’t operate in a vacuum. They reflect the values and rules of the society in which they … Continue reading

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Issues from Down Under: Gambling, Social Capital and Social Enterprise- Evidence from Victoria

This week’s blog takes a look at a study, funded through the Victorian Government’s submission-based Grants System for Gambling Research 2006 pilot, which explored the themes of accessibility to gambling products. The aim was to provide an evidence base for … Continue reading

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Angels not Demons

This week’s blog highlights the potential for Business Angels to become more involved in commercialising university Intellectual Property (I.P). Increasingly, and as was illustrated in last week’s blog, universities are seen as being core to innovation-based regional development. This is … Continue reading

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Innovation Policy – current and future themes at the University of Glamorgan Centre for Enterprise

This week the blog looks at the work the Centre for Enterprise has been doing in the increasingly important role of innovation policy in Wales, and sets out an agenda for future work in the area. At the end of … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots

This week’s blog takes a look at the media’s reporting of Wales’s export performance and the importance of leveraging advantages where they already exist, to create more joined up beneficial economic policy making. Recently I was asked to comment on … Continue reading

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