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Sunderland Software City: An Innovative Approach to Knowledge Exchange in the North East of England

Hall, Lynne, Irons, Alastair, MacIntyre, John, Sellers, Charles and Smith, Peter (2010) Sunderland Software City: An Innovative Approach to Knowledge Exchange in the North East of England. Journal of Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 15 (3). pp. 317-327. ISSN 1359-6748

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This paper presents a collaborative initiative within the North East of England which aims to grow and sustain a software industry, based on the strengths of regional players, including in particular the local university. The project Sunderland Software City has the ambitious aim of developing the people, the infrastructure and the business and enterprise culture to create and sustain a software industry within the North East. This paper focuses upon the role which the University of Sunderland plays within the project, and presents and reflects upon the model of knowledge exchange used. We also outline early results achieved and significant successes to date. Conclusions are drawn and comments made on the future directions of the project.

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Depositing User: Lynne Hall


Item ID: 1216
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ISSN: 1359-6748
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Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 14:54
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 15:32


Author: Lynne Hall ORCID iD
Author: Alastair Irons ORCID iD
Author: John MacIntyre
Author: Charles Sellers
Author: Peter Smith

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Faculty of Technology
Faculty of Technology > FOT Executive


Business and Management > Business
Business and Management > Business and Management
Education > Educational Research
Education > Higher Education
Business and Management > Management (general)

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