The Research and Enterprise Gateway brings together people, ideas and knowledge to develop connections and enhance the impact of partnerships between business and our university. It provides a forum to link with the interests of businesses - both large and small operating in all sectors of the economy and provides a single gateway to a range of opportunities for professionals and business leaders to connect with the staff and students at Leeds Business School. Together we can help you make the most of our knowledge, insights and networks to realise your potential and that of your organisation.
Dr George Lodorfos
Leeds Business School
The Retail Institute at BAMA Innovation Day 2018 Ben Mitchell [July 2018]The Retail Institute was invited to attend the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) Innovation Day at the Royal Armouries on 17 May 2018. BAMA, which provides its member companies with business support and technical advice, holds a number of events throughout the year aimed at promoting the safety and safe use of aerosols and creating a sustainable future for the aerosol industry. The Innovation Day consisted of expert presentations on a wide range of often highly technical topics for those involved in the manufacture of aerosol components. Each presenter was also given a display table in the adjoining hall where delegates could come and find out more about their products and services. [Read More]
Incubators and accelerators: Small Business Charter showcase Prof David Devins [July 2018]
Professor George Lodorfos, Dean of Leeds Business School (LBS) recently welcomed fifty participants from universities in the UK to a Small Business Charter showcase event exploring University incubators and accelerators held at Cloth Hall Court in Leeds.
George outlined significant challenges associated with rebalancing the UK economy and the role that small businesses can play. One of his key messages was that whilst individual universities can make a difference, real potential will only be achieved through collaboration and cooperation in regional economies. [Read More]
On human rights and corporate citizenry Dr Fiona Robertson [May 2018]Professor Mervyn King SC, President of the Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility, recently gave a seminar entitled "On human rights and corporate citizenry”. Professor King is one of the world's foremost authorities on corporate governance, reporting and sustainability and the Chairman of the King Committee on Corporate Governance in South Africa, which produced the landmark reports known as King I, II, III, and IV.
Technology, society and the fourth industrial revolution Prof Jamie Morgan [April 2018]
At a recent Leeds Beckett Innovation Network event, Dr Jamie Morgan, Professor of Economic Sociology, spoke about the opportunities – and challenges – of the rise of Artificial Intelligence. In this post on the University's Expert Opinion blog, he considers the impact of the forthcoming ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. [Read More]