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Who uses GEM?

Who uses GEM?
Professor Jonathan Levie discussing the findings from GEM UK survey
There are a number of strategic clients of the GEM UK project. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) are the principal user of the GEM monitoring metrics and the research outputs.  BIS provide a small amount of funding to GEM each year. Previously, many of the Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) in England and the Devolved Administrations in Northern Ireland and Wales have commissioned GEM UK to undertake regional/national boosts to provide more detailed sub-national analysis.  

The entrepreneurial potential of three city regions (Belfast, Birmingham and Liverpool) has been undertaken for Belfast and Birmingham City Councils and the Mersey Partnership. Work with the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) has provided bespoke rural analysis on entrepreneurial intentions and activity for their recent report entitled “The State of the Countryside 2010”.

The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) uses GEM to understand the entrepreneurial prevalence of the 50+ population and to assess their ability to provide services to these olderpreneurs The GEM UK team work closely with Enterprise UK to assess the impact of their activities on raising awareness and engagement with entrepreneurship.

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