Profiling UK University Spin-outs

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report presents the results of a comprehensive survey of UK university spin-out businesses.
In an effort to enhance our understanding of this sector, a database of 1044 active USOs was compiled from individual university records and internet searches, and matched to a published list of UK university spin-outs.Telephone interviews were conducted with USOs and a final sample of 350 was achieved. Non-response bias was tested for and weights were constructed to ensure that the findings were representative of the UK population of USOs.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEnterprise Research Centre, UK
Number of pages72
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • University
  • Spin-outs
  • UK


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