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Innovation and the Future Leeds City Region Economy

Innovation and the Future Leeds City Region Economy

Katy Morris and Alexandra Jones
01 May 2009

The Work Foundation was commissioned by the Leeds City Region partnership of 11 local authorities and 8 universities to establish a high-level, credible and convincing case for the significance of innovation for the future of the Leeds City Region (LCR) economy, and the importance and potential of the HE sector role within it. This report set out the case and context for innovation as a Leeds City Region priority and reviews innovation capacity and performance in Leeds City Region now compared to the core city regions of Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield

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