Universities shift priorities to a 'quantity' not 'quality' drive as profit is more important than research excellence

Universities shift priorities to a 'quantity' not 'quality' drive as profit is more important than research excellence

Wild Card's progress: nominated

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
CAPACITIES: Science and society

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Science and society communicate

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
University policy dictates that profit is more important than research excellence and the quality of research is diminished and poor results leads to a reduction in exploitable technology as the divide between Universities and industry widens.