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Ready, Set, Innovate: Funding Opportunities and Events in October

As students arrive back in Leeds and teaching gets underway, summer feels like a distant memory here at Leeds Beckett. Grow MedTech and Translate have a number of calls and events open to academics and students to brighten up your October - don’t let these exciting opportunities pass you by!

Accelerate Logo

Accelerate – the new Leeds Beckett growth programme for SME’s is launched

Accelerate is a new six-month business growth programme for SME’s in the Leeds City Region delivered as part of the successful ERDF funded programme, AD:VENTURE.

Accelerate_web_logo block stacked Accelerate at Leeds Beckett University

The EU Funding landscape and the Elephant in the room – BREXIT! UK Research Office (UKRO) annual visit to Leeds Beckett.

Our University membership to UKRO provides us with expert advice, information and resources in our mission to participate in European funding programmes; plus, an additional visit giving us the opportunity to have one-to-one discussions with our UKRO advisor.

Leeds Beckett University University Research Team
Raj Kandola

Amey "Safety Smart" Project

Raj Kandola tells us about her 3 year research and enterprise project with multi-national company Amey.

Raj Kandola Rajkiran Kandola
The new Trishaw bike

Cake, Cycling, Doing Business Danish Style!

Two Danish digital companies, Digitypes and Online Fox, visit Leeds Beckett University - a project partner on the Interreg North Sea Region Lean Landing programme.

NSR Interreg North Sea Region Lean Landing

What makes a strong summary: writing for a general audience on research grant proposals

The summary is one of the most important and sometimes most difficult part of a research grant proposal. Whilst some researchers think that they have done the job well, bids can fail because the summary is not ‘general enough’.

Leeds Beckett University University Research Team
Digi Festival

Leeds Beckett University makes an impact at the biggest digital festival in the north

Leeds Digital Festival celebrates the cities thriving digital sector, its innovation, successes and annual growth. Collaboration is key, and as a city we seem to get better at it every year. The Festival is an open platform affair, which means anyone can run events over the busy two week period. And with over 250 events, 2019 was the busiest year to date.

 Deborah Hetherington
Rhubarb Radio

A tasty partnership for Leeds Beckett and Rhubarb Radio

When we met Dave Stankler, Operations Director of Rhubarb Radio, we knew this was going to be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Fran Fran Parkinson

Leeds Beckett presents internationalisation findings at Reggio Emilia Compete In International Seminar

Dr Brian Jones, senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett Business School was one of the keynote speakers at a recent international seminar in Northern Italy.

IMAGE:  Autism Awareness Week

Workplace and University diversity is enriching for all involved

In support of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek there is no better time to raise awareness of the 3 year IMAGE project, funded through Erasmus+ KA2, and led by Leeds Beckett University, which is being conducted in five European countries: the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Finland, France and Germany.

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