• Sir Konstantin Novoselov, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 for his work on graphene, said that “You cannot make universities responsible for innovation in countries. That’s absolutely wrong”.
  • “I don’t think universities need to adapt because it’s not what they should be doing. Universities are there to educate and produce research. We cannot charge universities also with business development,” he said.
  • Instead, nations should “support small- and medium-sized enterprises to push them to do more research in collaboration with the universities”, Sir Konstantin said.

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