Call for participants – Factories of the Future: Digital Platforms for Innovation and Collaboration

The Digital Workplace for Innovation and Participation project (DigiWIP) is looking for experts in business finance, open innovation, entrepreneurship and business policy to discuss existing and future web-based platforms for innovation and collaboration. DigiWIP asks how existing digital platforms can be redesigned to enable new ways of working and collaboration between …

The Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference

On 30th November Ana Basiri attended the Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Loughborough University. This conference brought together industry, government and academic sectors to review the strategies, challenges and opportunities of making transport services in the UK more intelligent, adaptive, personalised, automated and environmentally friendly. The conference placed travellers and …

How does the style of your home affect your chances of self-employment?

Research by Darja Reuschke on the importance of housing for self-employment has been featured on the Understanding Society website. The research linked data from Understanding Society and the Household Panel Survey. It revealed how a person’s housing situation can affect their chances of entrepreneurism by tracking people over a 20-year period. Read more about …

Home-based businesses

Darja Reuschke gave a seminar on home-based businesses in regional development at the Centre for Economic Development Research (CRED) at the University of Cumbria on 24th February 2015 in Carlisle. @UoCResearch 24th February 2016: “Home-based businesses in regional development?”Speaker: Dr. Darja Reuschke https://t.co/altMgvMYfR — Diane Cox (@dianecox61) February 8, 2016 …