Kingston University offers entrepreneurship education training to students, graduates and university staff and has a strong track record in developing and supporting new and growing businesses. The university’s Enterprise! programme hosts a range of activities, including competitions and masterclasses designed to support students and graduates interested in both commercial and social enterprise.
The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering is a workspace and business facing Centre of Excellence for Medical and Advances Engineering. MedBIC also provide start-up focused programmes which aim to make entrepreneurial visions a reality. Anglian Ruskin focus on the support from academics, researchers, consultants and clinicians who can assist with prototyping, clinical trials and testing – all with the combined aim of speeding up the route to market.
London South Bank University (LSBU) has a mission to ‘be recognised as an enterprising civic university that addresses real world challenges’. With the Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, the university delivers support to students, graduates, local entrepreneurs and SME’s. LSBU’s research and enterprise activities are intrinsically linked; business need drives their research activity.
The University of Brighton actively engages in a local and global community, with core values such as participation, collaboration, diversity and sustainability. Beepurple is the university’s enterprise network, which offers workshops, courses, enterprise competitions and practical challenges to students and graduates with the aim of enhancing their entrepreneurial thinking.
The University of Chichester’s mission is to be a ‘community that inspires and enables individuals to exceed their expectations’. The university provides training courses, professional qualifications, coaching and consultancy to drive business improvement and entrepreneurship amongst new emerging talent.
Greenwich Research and Enterprise have provided help to a variety of organisations, from small enterprises to multi-international organisations. Activities include medical breakthroughs and development of new technology, underpinned by their expert research team. Greenwich aim to solve business problems with their ‘bank of academics, researchers and postgraduate students’.