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UKSPA Directory 2017 023 Entrepreneurs 8-10% of the UK population is active in early-stage entrepreneurial activity Development It takes on average 2 years to convert the development of a technology into a University Spin-Out (USO) STA RT- U P Research £120 million in tech transfer funding for universities Incubators 205 Incubators Accelerators 163 Accelerators s T ech T ransfer commerce Export 1,044 active USOs registered in the UK annually £17 billion in high-tech exports Science & Technology Parks 173 sites supporting more than 6,000 companies IN DUST RY SC A L E- U P Trade Manufacture Manufacturing represents 68% of UK business research and development Catapults 11 Catapults supporting 2,851 SMEs, 636 academic and 2,473 industry collaborations UK Chemical & Pharmaceutical sectors add £60 million to the balance of trade every day International reach 6 pan-European research facility HQs and a Science and Innovation Network across 30 countries SOURCES & RE F ERENCES : B u s i n e s s e n t e r p r i s e r e s e a r c h a n d d e v e l o p m e n t , U K : 2 0 15 , S t a t i s t i c a l B u l l e t i n , O f f i c e f o r N a t i o n a l S t a t i s t i c s ; H i g h e r e d u c a t i o n i n n u m b e r s ( 2 0 17 ) U n i v e r s i t i e s U K ; F u r t h e r E d u c a t i o n a n d S k i l l s i n E n g l a n d ( M a r c h 2 0 17 ) , D e p a r t m e n t f o r E d u c a t i o n , N a t i o n a l S t a t i s t i c s S F R 13 / 2 0 17; D e p a r t m e n t f o r E d u c a t i o n , N a t i o n a l S t a t i s t i c s S F R 13 / 2 0 17; S t a t i s t i c a l b u l l e t i n : U K G r o s s d o m e s t i c e x p e n d i t u r e o n r e s e a r c h a n d d e v e l o p m e n t : 2 0 14 ; T h e G l o b a l I n n o v a t i o n I n d e x 2 0 16 ; IPO : p a t e n t d a t a e x p l a i n e d , U K G o v r e p o r t ; P e r f o r m a n c e o f t h e U K r e s e a r c h b a s e : i n t e r n a t i o n a l c o m p a r i s o n - 2 0 13 , BIS R e s e a r c h p a p e r ; P r o f i l i n g U K u n i v e r s i t y s p i n - o u t s ( 2 0 15 ) , E u r o p e a n R e s e a r c h C o u n c i l ; G l o b a l E n t r e p r e n e u r s h i p M o n i t o r   (G E M ) ; I n c u b a t i o n a n d A c c e l e r a t i o n : T h e N a t i o n a l P i c t u r e ( 2 0 17 ) , N E S TA ; U K S T P C D ATA B A S E ; h t t p s : // c a t a p u l t . o r g . u k / ; h t t p s : // w w w. g o v. u k / g o v e r n m e n t / w o r l d /o r g a n i s a t i o n s / u k- s c i e n c e - a n d - i n n o v a t i o n - n e t w o r k ; h t t p : // w w w. t h e m a n u f a c t u r e r. c o m / u k- m a n u f a c t u r i n g - s t a t i s t i c s / ; EE F ; U K m a n u f a c t u r i n g f a c t c a r d 2 0 17; E u r o s t a t ; H i g h - t e c h s t a t i s t i c s - e c o n o m i c d a t a 2 0 14