Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation news

North West businesses to hear how to expand into overseas markets 18/02/14

North West businesses to hear how to expand into overseas markets

A masterclass by Lancaster University Management School specialists will enable North West SMEs to take advantage of international growth opportunities.

LUMS events signpost funding opportunities to region’s SMEs 04/02/14

LUMS events signpost funding opportunities to region’s SMEs

North West SMEs can learn more about how to capitalise on government and European funding, thanks to two special workshops run by Lancaster University Management School.

University holds inaugural workshop for Wave 2 Growth Hub programme 04/02/14

University holds inaugural workshop for Wave 2 Growth Hub programme

More than 60 delegates attended a kick-off workshop for the £32m Wave 2 Growth Hub programme (W2GH) in London.

FT: 'Encouraging entrepreneurs keeps companies forever young' 07/01/14

FT: 'Encouraging entrepreneurs keeps companies forever young'

In this FT article on how corporations can foster entrepreneurialism, Ian Gordon of IEED says that the failure of organisations to nurture innovation often stems from their fear of challenging corporate culture and unwillingness to tolerate mistakes. Building the appropriate networks also takes time.

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Blackpool Gazette: 'Hover firm crafts £10m masterplan' 17/12/13

Blackpool Gazette: 'Hover firm crafts £10m masterplan'

The Blackpool Gazette describes a new £10m investment in a hovercraft service by local firm Walton’s Coaches. A team of LUMS undergraduate students is currently undertaking a market research project on the plan.

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Team Sky offers lessons for business 17/12/13

Team Sky offers lessons for business

More than 80 business leaders from around Cumbria heard an inspirational talk from Dan Hunt, sports director at Team Sky Cycling.