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A wide range of major achievements

The REI team has had a successful year of delivering real-world impact.

Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2016

LSBU being awarded Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016

LSBU has been given the award of Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards. The accolade celebrates the entrepreneurial support offered to students, graduates, staff and the local community led by the REI team, with support from academics across LSBU’s seven Schools. Find out more about the award.

Key achievements

The 2014/15 year brought new opportunities and challenges to the Research, Enterprise and Innovation (REI) Department. The year's most notable achievements include:

  • Support of 542 external businesses
  • Support of 220 student and graduate businesses and business ideas
  • Support of 44 graduate start-ups
  • £10,000 raised by student and graduate ventures
  • Over £2m income generated through external collaborations
  • No. 2 modern London university for KTPs and research intensity

Annual review

Cover of Annual Review

Download the Research, Enterprise and Innovation team's Annual Review (PDF File 3,383 KB).

This Annual Review charts the successes of the REI Department, as it prioritises investment into eight key research themes.

REI infographic

LSBU is proud of its tradition of transforming communities and businesses.

Infographic summarising REI statistics

Bringing together Research and Enterprise combines LSBU’s strengths in applied research, community engagement and business start-up, enabling us to provide greater opportunities for the University and those we serve.

Gurpreet Jagpal, Director for Research, Enterprise and Innovation

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