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UK universities 'should share research with SMEs'

Any research at British universities that is funded by the taxpayer should be freely available to small and medium sized British businesses so they can develop it for commercial purposes. That is the proposal of the new president of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Professor Andy Hopper explains his idea.

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