Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Lead for Innovation and Place

Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Lead for Innovation and Place

As NCUB’s Policy Lead for Innovation and Place, Andrew leads on the design and delivery of our innovation, research and place agendas.

Andrew Basu-McGowanAndrew is a former civil servant who has worked in central Government across a wide range of subjects, including research and innovation, science policy, university participation in economic growth, SME funding and finance opportunities, European and international research partnerships including work at the European Commission, and Ministerial private office.

Between 2016 and March 2019, Andrew was also Head of Policy for the Smart Specialisation Hub, co-delivered by NCUB and the Knowledge Transfer Network.

 


NCUB Blogs by Andrew:

Refreshing how we think about interaction through HE-BCI

 

Firing the starting gun on Local Industrial Strategies

 

New direction for knowledge exchange funding announced

 

The 2.4% target: challenging or unambitious?

 

Higher Education Innovation Funding allocations for 2019/2020

 

Our top five asks of the new PM and his incoming Government

 

NCUB submits response to Knowledge Exchange Concordat consultation

 

Stronger together

 

NCUB responds to Adrian Smith call for evidence

 

Responding to CBI release on R&D target

 

The Knowledge Exchange Concordat consultation: a critical piece of the puzzle

 

End of an era for Smart Specialisation Hub

 

Building resilience, preserving value: Brexit and university-business interaction

 

NCUB responds to the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) consultation

 

Supporting and Recognising Higher Education - Business and Community Interactions

 

What is HE-BCI and why could it be refreshed?

 

Smart Specialisation Hub Conference: place-based innovation on the agenda

 

On-the-whistle Budget blog

 

An update on the new Strength in Places Fund for NCUB members

 

Smart Specialisation Hub: Deepening and Broadening Data

 

A new phase for the Smart Specialisation Hub

 

Skills gaps and localism – the role of universities

 

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