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                            Table of Contents
1. Summary
	1.1 This report
	1.2 Overview of capital funding and research infrastructure
	1.3 “Big Science” and innovation
	1.4 Evaluating financial & economic outcomes
	1.5 Evaluating innovation outcomes
	1.6 Evaluating agglomeration effects
	1.7 Directions for further development and future research
2. Introduction
	2.1 This report
	2.2 The study objectives
	2.3 Overall approach
	2.4 Structure of the report
3. Capital funding and research infrastructure in the UK
	3.1 “Big Science Facilities”
	3.2 Overview of capital funding
	3.3 An inventory of research infrastructure
4. “Big Science” and innovation
	4.1 The relationship between “big science” and innovation
	4.2 Facility lifecycles and implications for innovation
		4.2.1 Planning, designing and construction
		4.2.2 Operation, maintenance and upgrading
		4.2.3 Use and exploitation
		4.2.4 Decommissioning
	4.3 Distinct contributions to innovation
5. Evaluating financial & economic outcomes
	5.1 Introduction
	5.2 Our selection of studies and evaluations
	5.3 Economic outcomes
	5.4 Methodological approaches
		5.4.1 Studies measuring the effects on economic activity
		5.4.2 Studies measuring the economic effects on users
	5.5 Data requirements
	5.6 Strengths and weaknesses
	5.7 Results and stylised facts
	5.8 Implications for future BIS evaluations of research infrastructure
6. Innovation outcomes
	6.1 Introduction
	6.2 Our selection of studies and evaluations
	6.3 Innovation outcomes
	6.4 Methodological approaches
	6.5 Data requirements
	6.6 Strengths and weaknesses
	6.7 Results and stylised facts
	6.8 Implications for future BIS evaluations of research infrastructure
	6.9 Development needs
7. Clustering and agglomeration effects
	7.1 Introduction
	7.2 Our selection of studies and evaluations
	7.3 Innovation outcomes
	7.4 Methodological approaches
	7.5 Data requirements
	7.6 Strengths and weaknesses
	7.7 Results and stylised facts
	7.8 Implications for future BIS evaluations of research infrastructure
	7.9 Development needs
8. Directions for further development and future research
                        
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5th July 2013

Big Science and Innovation























Paul Simmonds

Erika Kraemer-Mbula

Andrej Horvath

James Stroyan

Frank Zuijdam




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Name Primary Domain Form

13 Medium Energy Ion Scattering Facility Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Intense Light Sources

14 National Centre for Electron Spectroscopy and
Surface Analysis (NCESS)

Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Analytical Facilities

15 Solid State NMR Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Analytical Facilities

16 EPCC Information Science &
Technology

Centralised Computing
Facilities

17 National III V Centre (Sheffield) Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Micro- and Nanotechnology
facilities

18 The Ecotron (Imperial) Earth and Environmental
Sciences

Environmental Management
Infrastructures

19 Forestry Research Spatial Modelling GIS Biological & Medical Sciences Agronomy, Forestry, Plant
Breeding Centres

20 Health and safety laboratory Engineering & Energy Environmental Health
Research Facilities

21 Total Environment Simulator Engineering & Energy Marine & Maritime
Engineering Facilities

22 Institute for Animal Health (NOW PIRBRIGHT
INSTITUTE)

Biological & Medical Sciences Environmental Health
Research Facilities

23 UK Longitudinal Studies Centre Social Sciences Registers and Survey-led
Studies/Databases

24 ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (including ISIS
Target Station 2 - Phases II and III)

Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Intense Neutron Sources

25 James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Telescopes

26 Mary Lyon Centre Biological & Medical Sciences Genomic, Transcriptomic,
Proteomics and Metabolomics
Facilities

27 Moredun Biological & Medical Sciences Environmental Health
Research Facilities

28 National Centre for Research Methods Social Sciences Data Mining and Analysis
(Methodological) Centres,
including statistical analysis

29 British Geological Survey Earth and Environmental
Sciences

Solid Earth Observatories,
including Seismological
Monitoring Stations

30 National Institute for Medical Research Biological & Medical Sciences Translational Research
Centres

31 Henry Wellcome Building for NMR Biological & Medical Sciences Structural Biology Facilities

32 Mass Spectrometry Service (Swansea) Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Analytical Facilities

33 Centre of Plant Integrative Biology Biological & Medical Sciences Agronomy, Forestry, Plant
Breeding Centres

34 National physical laboratory -Fuel Cells Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

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Name Primary Domain Form

35 Sample Analysis - Open University Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Space Environment Test
Facilities

36 UOXF Protein Production Biological & Medical Sciences Genomic, Transcriptomic,
Proteomics and Metabolomics
Facilities

37 MicroKLab Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Extreme Conditions Facilities

38 Scottish marine institute (Scottish Association for
Marine Science)

Biological & Medical Sciences In situ Marine/Freshwater
Observatories

39 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Biological & Medical Sciences Genomic, Transcriptomic,
Proteomics and Metabolomics
Facilities

40 SuperSTEM (Daresbury) Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Analytical Facilities

41 Ion Beam Facility (Surrey) Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Intense Light Sources

42 Aston Labs Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

43 UOXF.AL Biological & Medical Sciences Structural Biology Facilities

44 Laboratory for Molecular Biology Biological & Medical Sciences Analytical Facilities

45 Schofield Centre Engineering & Energy Civil Engineering Research
Infrastructures

46 UEDIN-LS Chemistry and Material
Sciences

Materials Synthesis or Testing
Facilities

47 Manufacturing Engineering Centre Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Micro- and Nanotechnology
facilities

48 Leeds Nanoequipment Facility Physics, Astronomy,
Astrophysics and
Mathematics

Micro- and Nanotechnology
facilities

49 European Marine Energy Centre Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

50 New and Renewable Energy Centre Limited Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

51 Queen's University Marine Laboratory Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

52 UEDIN - The Edinburgh Curved Wave Tank Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

53 South West Mooring Test Facility Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

54 PRIMaRE HF Radar Environmental Monitoring
Facility

Engineering & Energy Energy Engineering Facilities
(non nuclear)

55 National Oceanography Centre Earth and Environmental
Sciences

In situ Marine/Freshwater
Observatories

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