Tag Archives: business

Searching for new economic models

20 May

The tide of digital enablement – across the entire economy – has triggered research projects that seek to understand the foundations of new economic models.

The work may lead to new UK centres of research excellence and generate a source of independent and influential policy advice for businesses, organisations of all sizes, communities, governments and regulators.

Some aspects of the RCUK’s work will be presented at NextGen Bristol (17th July) in a workshop led by Prof. Roger Maull from Exeter University.

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Global Entrepreneurship and the UK’s Digital Deficit

26 Apr

GEDI – an index assessing entrepreneurship and development around the world – places the UK in 14th place and behind many Scandinavian countries.

In a separate analysis it is clear that 9 out the top 13 leading countries have a vastly better digital infrastructure than the UK.

There are many factors that bear on the overall assessments but it is becoming clear that for the UK to address its economic deficit there is a pre-enabling requirement to deal with the digital deficit.

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