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  • The County’s #ChooseWomen Event is a Resounding Success
    by Sam Whitear on November 26, 2019 at 8:25 am

    This year’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) theme #ChooseWomen vibrated across the county. Over 115 women joined Pink Link’s conference at the Preston Marriott. Established in 2014 at the United Nations, WED celebrates women in business across the globe. This year, Pink Link attracted female entrepreneurs from South Africa, India, New Zealand, Singapore and the Netherlands […]

  • Lancaster University EMBA ranked among world’s best
    by Sam Whitear on November 21, 2019 at 10:17 am

    The Financial Times have recognised Lancaster University’s Executive MBA as among the top 100 in the world. The course, taught by the highly-regarded experts in Lancaster University Management School, is ranked 96th, and has broken into the FT standings on the back of the courses taught in LUMS and at partner university Sunway, in Malaysia. […]

  • Daresbury-based NGPod wins final of Venturefest North West’s Innovation Showcase Competition
    by Sam Whitear on November 21, 2019 at 9:21 am

    A diagnostic device designed to ensure the safe placement of medical feeding tubes by NGPod Global has won over a tough panel – beating the competition of 11 other strong pitches – in the final of the Innovation Showcase Competition at Venturefest North West 2019. The independent panel, which comprised business specialists from Bruntwood Works, […]

  • Health Innovation Campus launches new leadership programme for SMEs
    by Sam Whitear on November 13, 2019 at 9:07 am

    The team behind Lancaster University’s £41m Health Innovation Campus has launched an exciting new leadership programme to give people the skills to drive forward groundbreaking products and services. The Health Innovation Leadership Programme was designed with the University’s illustrious Management School to encourage leaders from small and medium enterprises to develop bold new ideas, and […]

  • Lancaster University Management School student trio jet to South Africa in business competition
    by Sam Whitear on November 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Three Lancaster University Management School students used their business skills to fly them all the way to South Africa as part of an international competition. Yang Du, Pui Ling Christy Tse and team leader Fu Kit ‘Derrick’ Yeung made up Team Ace in LAN and reached the final of The CFO Global Case Study Competition […]

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    • Telecoms provider VSG aims for expansion with £100k Rosebud investment
      by Steve Baker on December 5, 2019 at 9:28 am

      VS Group Holdings, a telecommunications firm specialising in the not-for-profit sector, has secured a £100k investment for its expansion, through Lancashire County Developments Ltd’s Rosebud Fund. The post Telecoms provider VSG aims for expansion with £100k Rosebud investment appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Cup of success for Clitheroe printing company
      by Steve Baker on December 2, 2019 at 5:21 pm

      The Printed Cup Company has improved productivity with help from DigitME2 – a manufacturing business support programme based at UCLan’s Burnley Campus. The post Cup of success for Clitheroe printing company appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Local Lancashire businesses win in University’s innovation awards
      by Steve Baker on November 29, 2019 at 11:32 am

      The first awards evening hosted by Edge Hill’s Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC), brought together some of the finest SMEs and business partners from across Lancashire. The post Local Lancashire businesses win in University’s innovation awards appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Successful women who triumphed after Boost support
      by Steve Baker on November 28, 2019 at 9:05 am

      Many of the female led businesses that received support through Boost’s Growth Mentoring programme in 2019 have since gone on to gain special recognition for their achievements through regional business awards. The post Successful women who triumphed after Boost support appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Care for your wellbeing, care for your business
      by Steve Baker on November 26, 2019 at 9:10 am

      Jane Binnion is founder of Growing Club CIC, a social enterprise based in Lancaster, delivering enterprise skills training for women. As part of Female Entrepreneurship Month, she shared her thoughts with Boost on wellbeing when growing a business. The post Care for your wellbeing, care for your business appeared first on Boost. […]