The University of Southampton was included in "the ranking of the most innovative universities in Europe", compiled by a major international news Agency "Thomson Reuters".
The University was on the 77th place in the world, becoming one of 17 British universities in the list. The ranking includes the top 100 universities of Europe in the field of innovations was compiled by Reuters this year for the first time. The list includes universities that have achieved the most significant results in the development of science and the development of new technologies, and also made a significant contribution to the development of the world economy.
Don Spalinger, Head of research and innovation, commented on the news as follows:
"For the University of Southampton is a real honour to be in the list nhe most prestigious research universities from across Europe. Our University is one of the founders of the Commonwealth of British universities "SETsquared", in addition, it is the leading University business incubator in the world. The University has developed a revolutionary program "ICURe" ("Innovation and commercialization of research activities of the University"). The program is in the testing phase, but already shows great results and allows you to apply these studies in practice to improve the world economy."