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Coventry aiming to tackle lifestyle diseases through Stellenbosch partnership

The Enterprise & Innovation team at Coventry University are running an Inter-KT programme which provides funding for academic staff attempting to establish a correlation between chronic inflammation – and the onset of type2 diabetes – following pre-established research carried out at the University of Stellenbosch. The project will allow researchers to go on secondments at international…

Business

When basic skills are not enough

Are the line managers in your organisation equipped to take your business forward? Jeannine Mortlock, managing director, CU services at Coventry University, discusses the skills required to be effective. Over the last few months, we have heard a lot about the continuing challenges faced by businesses in the current global economic climate. Tata Steel, Caparo…

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University’s industry link up spawns cyber-security spin-out

Cyber security specialists at Coventry University in partnership with industry counterparts have created a new commercial venture to tackle virtual threats in the computer connected Smart Cities of the 21st century. The University and Crossword Cybersecurity Plc – an ISDX listed tech transfer company – joined forces last year to investigate early warning systems for…

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Kickstarter & crowdfunding: a pathway to success

We’ve all had that eureka moment. That instance where you think “wouldn’t it be great if…” A lot of the time, the main stumbling block standing between your amazing idea and it becoming a reality is finance. It costs money to make a fully functioning, indoor, drink-delivery drone to save you queuing at the bar…