Research, Enterprise and Innovation Team
LSBU's Research, Enterprise and Innovation Team works with a wide range of customers.
Customers and services
- Businesses, public sector and voluntary organisations
- We help them innovate, grow and improve performance, finding cost-effective solutions and connecting them with the right expertise.
- Academics, PhD Students and early career researchers
- We connect them with funders and external organisations, helping them develop and submit research proposals and creating a supportive research environment.
- Students, graduates and alumni
- We help drive and support them to be enterprising, fostering their start-up businesses and connecting their growing businesses with relevant expertise.
Strategic plan, 2015-2020
Download our strategic plan for 2015-2020.
The strategic plan outlines our approach to implementing and embedding important principles across our campus and internationally to support staff, students, alumni and businesses.
Gurpreet is Director of Research, Enterprise and Innovation at LSBU and a CEO of SBUEL, where he brings together research and enterprise functions to maximise synergies with a greater focus on applied research.
Yvonne Mavin, London South Bank University's Head of Compliance and Systems, has had a corporate career encompassing retail and manufacturing in a wide range of disciplines: marketing, finance, buying, design development.
Dr Ganan specialises in identifying, developing and closing commercial enterprise and research opportunities to help achieve challenging departmental targets.
Howard works across the University to deliver new income generating projects that go beyond just "being green". An engineering graduate, prior to joining LSBU Howard had a 30 year career in the private sector, working in telecommunications, electronics and technology.
Peter heads up the Enterprise Institutes at LSBU. The Institutes are interdisciplinary and inter-professional centres of excellence working towards improving enterprise opportunities for individuals, communities and nations.
Neil is Head of the Knowledge Exchange Institute. He is a successful Knowledge Exchange and Business Development professional who has consistently brought measurable improvement for client companies.
Linsey Cole is responsible for developing and leading London South Bank University's (LSBU) student enterprise strategy, supporting LSBU's aim to be London's enterprising university.
Syeda Rahimunnessa is the University IP Manager. She manages the University IP portfolio and supports academics with assessing and developing their ideas for commercialisation. She also advises student entrepreneurs with identifying and protecting IP in their business.
Dr Bonansea is a project manager with five years' experience delivering EU funded projects. She is also a researcher, and author of academic and didactic publications on Greek and Roman art and history.
1 November 2017LSBU Honorary Graduate Public Lecture Series - Rachel Gadsden
15 November 2017Business Experience Day
16 November 2017Legal Issues for small businesses after Brexit
22 November 2017A Cultural Conversation: dialogue across television industry, academia and audiences
23 November 2017The Future of Accountancy: Success in a changing world
29 November 2017Apprenticeships Made Easy - An Interactive Employer Event
30 November 2017The London Doctoral Academy Launch
CIMA grants LSBU students an exemption to fast-track their accountancy qualifications
20 October 2017
LSBU and BUE celebrate academic partnership
13 October 2017
Tenants and graduate entrepreneurs head to Toronto to run their businesses
26 September 2017
LSBU graduate entrepreneur nominated for international award
17 August 2017
Entrepreneurs share personal journeys at Dr Rami Ranger CBE enterprise lecture
19 July 2017
Renowned entrepreneurs to share journey to success in annual lecture
10 July 2017
Experts debate the future of public service media
13 June 2017
Generation Z have their say on how public service media need to adapt
12 June 2017
Three LSBU students in the running for Student of the Year 2017
9 June 2017