We aim to explore three questions:

  1. What are the causal links between IP protection, innovation, growth and productivity?
  2. What impact does the IP system have on SMEs, in particular?
  3. How does it influence the timing and scale of returns to innovation?
  4. How do these differences vary by sector? Matching IPO data with UKIS and the BSD.Leadership and management practices and SME performance
ThemeInnovation, Productivity and Performance