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North West firms urged to tap into Lancaster's funded business-led R&D initiatives

North West firms urged to tap into Lancaster's funded business-led R&D initiatives

Lancaster University is providing a unique opportunity for ambitious North West small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of funded three-year industry-led research and development initiatives with support worth up to £100,000.

Putting plants on a (water) diet

Putting plants on a (water) diet

The first graduate on one of the UK’s biggest industry focused environmental PhD programmes walks straight into a tailor made job in horticulture

Overview of the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation



Please see www.globalecoinnovation.org for the latest information about the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

What is Eco-Innovation?

The development of new and improvement of existing products, processes and services which provide customer and business value and deliver a significant decrease in environmental impacts. For us it's a global issue so we welcome solutions which have world-wide application.

The Centre for Global Eco Innovation Scoops Two National Awards

The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, which was devised and led by Lancaster University, won the ‘Research and Development’ category in the Green Gown Awards 2015, which recognise the most inspirational sustainability initiatives in higher education. The award reflects the success of a unique partnership between Lancaster University, the University of Liverpool and Inventya Ltd in working with businesses on innovative environmental research and development projects. The Centre also won the 'Outstanding Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation Initiative' category in The Impact Awards 2015.