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£7.1 million R&D boost for North West businesses

Lancaster University is launching a £7.1 million low-carbon research and development programme to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Liverpool. The award-winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, at Lancaster University, returns with more than 50 long-term projects involving three-year PhD, or one-year Master degree, high-calibre graduate researchers working full-time on…
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Award Winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Seeks New Staff

Established in 2012 as a multi-partner Centre led by Lancaster University, the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation delivers high quality, business-led research to create eco-innovative technologies, products and services. The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is seeking new staff to help run projects in Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria and Merseyside, working with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology…
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Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap between business and academia in West Africa, with help from Lancaster University  The ‘Valley of Death’ is what Professor Lawrence Ezemonye, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of theUniversity of Benin in Nigeria, calls the disconnect between industry and universities in his country. “It is the valley of unemployment, the valley of unemployability, the…
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North West firms urged to tap into Lancaster’s funded business led R&D initiatives

Lancaster University is providing a unique opportunity for ambitious North West small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of funded three-year industry-led research and development initiatives with support worth up to £100,000. More than 80 aspiring companies will be matched with appropriately skilled graduate researchers with expertise in a range of science and…
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