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Photo from left to right: Denise Cooper, KU with Gloria Ssali and Debbie Camp, both from YMCA London South West.

Kingston Business Awards 2011
Kingston sponsored the Best Business for Training and Development Award at this year's awards.

Two-day employment law, leading strategically and finance courses, 15% discount for Kingston alumni.

Visual surveillance award success
Award-winning new intelligent surveillance system developed by Ipsotek, BAE Systems and Kingston University.

The company operates BikeRegister, the UK's leading online registration initiative aiming to reduce bicycle theft and assist in owner recovery.

First Knowledge Transfer Partnership for new Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing
New project announced with Kent-based security company Selectamark.

Upcoming Enterprise Europe Network events.

Enterprise Europe Network events
Quantitative Medical Imaging launch showcasing our new international research institute and partnership with University of Lausanne.

The uniqueness of Kingston at Ecobuild

Green Growth Business Bootcamps
Developing an eco-business? Join our training workshop recently launched by the Mayor of London.

Two-day employment law, leading strategically and finance courses, 15% discount for Kingston alumni.

Finance for non-financial managers short course
Interested in enhancing your skills on a certain subject, or simply want to learn about a new topic?

Kingston University has joined the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) funded by the European Commission, to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) break into the European market.

Enterprise Europe Network
Kingston joins network to help SMEs develop in Europe.

Chen Ying came up with the idea of a portable shower cubicle which could be simply assembled from wood and then mounted on the back of one of the rickshaws which are a common sight in Chinese cities.

Kingston University at the London Design Festival
Kingston students displayed their work at this year's festival.

Shop selling students' work opens in Kingston.

Shop selling students' work opens in Kingston
Artwork, products and furniture by staff, students and graduates on sale now.

Denise Cooper, Head of Workforce Development at Kingston University, presenting the award to mindbodyandsoul.

South London Business Awards
Kingston presents award at South London Business Awards.

Jason Rees and Alex Harris

Exploring enterprise within design

A year-long, design-based project to equip graduates with a greater understanding of enterprise.

Jason Rees and Alex Harris

Students celebrate their Bright Ideas

2011's Bright Ideas competition for entrepreneurial students is the biggest yet.

The uniqueness of Kingston at Ecobuild

The uniqueness of Kingston at Ecobuild
Thousands of visitors flocked to London's Ecobuild last week, the world's biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment.

Innovation Vouchers Scheme 2011

Innovation vouchers available

For SMEs/not-for-profits in the south-east region to 'buy' services from Kingston University.

Kingston knowledge transfer is outstanding.

New short courses in HR and management
Book now for the Leading Strategically and Employment Law Essentials weekend courses.

Kingston knowledge transfer is outstanding.

Kingston knowledge transfer is outstanding
Two Knowledge Transfer Partnerships have been graded as 'outstanding' by the Technology Strategy Board.


Kingston Business Awards.

Kingston Business Awards 2010

Read a report from the ceremony, where Kingston sponsored the Best Business for Training and Development Award.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) University Enterprise Network.

STEM University Enterprise Network

Kingston awarded the management contact for new Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths University Enterprise Network.

Kingston entrepreneurs star on Korean TV

Kingston entrepreneurs star on Korean TV
Kingston features in a documentary about young business entrepreneurs.

2010 Enfield Innovators Competition

2010 Enfield Innovators Competition
Kingston staff and students eligible to enter for one of three £20,000 prizes.

Design Symposium - places filling up!

Design Symposium – places filling up!
Kingston and Brunel Universities will host a symposium to examine how we can enhance enterprise in design students' final projects.

HE Social Entrepreneurship Awards Competition

HE Social Entrepreneurship Awards Competition
Social entrepreneur support charity UnLtd, in association with HEFCE, has announced a new development awards competition.

Enterprise support visit Hong Kong

Enterprise Support visit Hong Kong
Staff from Enterprise Support were recently invited to share their knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship expertise in Hong Kong.

Managing organisational knowledge

Managing organisational knowledge
Dr Chris Reade and Dr Walter Skok from Kingston University (Department of Informatics and Operations Management) have been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with KBC Advanced Technologies.

A three-dimensional window blind is one of the products that will be shown at the event.

Kingston's design credentials 'blindingly' obvious in Milan
Graduates from Kingston University have been invited to exhibit their products at one of the most prestigious international furniture design trade fairs in Italy.

Bright Ideas event a success

Kingston University students dominate with their Bright Ideas
The 6th WestFocus Bright Ideas Competition attracted more entries than ever before, including 78 Kingston University entries.

Yuliana Topazly is helping organise the Celebrate Enterprise event

And the winner is...
Kingston University has announced new awards to recognise its top enterprising students and graduates. Find out more about how to nominate your choice.


Stuart Archbold, Assocate Dean and Head of Kingston Business School - Phoebe Dunn, Senior Consultant - Tania Howarth, CIO Birds Eye Iglo Group - Doug Ross, Square Peg Managing Director

Major corporate partner celebrate Business Consulting awards

One of Kingston Business School's corporate partners, SquarePeg International, has won not one, but two awards at the recent UK Institute of Business Consulting Awards.

Peter Christian

Research vital for product development

Peter Christian, Business Development Manager for the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture at Kingston University, is quoted in an idFX Magazine article on how research supports design and development.

KTP events at Hampton Court Palace

Royal seal of approval for Kingston conference

Kingston University has organised the first international conference on knowledge transfer research.

Student Amy Linton

Student success at Shell Step Programme

Two Kingston students recently participated in the Shell Step Programme, both achieving fantastic results.

Applications for HEEG funding now open

Applications for HEEG funding now open

The Higher Education Entrepreneurship Group (HEEG) is inviting applications to its Small Projects Fund. The fund provides up to £8,500 for enterprise-related research or teaching and learning projects.

Brian Fender from the Institute of Knowledge Transfer

Universities' vital role in knowledge transfer

Brian Fender from the Institute of Knowledge Transfer explains knowledge transfer and the important role universities play.

Kingston University and Shine Marketing study into online shopping

Another shining example of a knowledge connection with Kingston

Kingston University is to work with Kingston-based Shine Marketing on research into customers' behaviours on internet shopping websites.

Professor Blackburn

Mandelson urged to stimulate innovation – Kingston credit crunch report

Taxpayers' money should be used to stimulate innovation rather than bailing out dying industries, according to a hard-hitting report commissioned by Lord Mandelson's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Deborah Lock

A hive of activity

Deborah Lock comments on her role, the Enterprise initiatives and the WestFocus collaboration.

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