More information about sponsorship can be found in our ISBE 2018 Sponsorship Brochure.
High Level Sponsors
Aston University has a strong track record of engagement with local industry, business and the public sector. Types of engagement include, co-funded collaborative research, bespoke training courses, business support programmes, student placements, and graduate job pathways. Aston University is particularly known for the productive partnerships they have with local and global SMEs, as well as their strong links to large organisations such as BMW, HSBC, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, Jaguar Land Rover, the National Crime Agency, Public Health England and Rolls Royce.
Aston Centre for Growth offers leading growth programmes and other opportunities for SME owners looking to grow their business. Aston University has held the Small Business Charter since 2014, reflecting its expertise in SME engagement. The Centre has experience of working with hundreds of SMEs to support their business growth, with investment ready pitching competitions, through our student focused start-up support and incubation centre and on high profile programmes such as the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme.
The Coventry University Group is a dynamic operation, which is globally enabled and technologically advanced. Our Corporate Strategy sets out our ambition for transformational growth as a sector leader in Higher Education. The Coventry University Group is known for providing a ground-breaking high-quality learning experience for all of its students; delivering research which is focussed on “excellence with impact” in areas of niche dominance; a commitment to internationalisation in student recruitment, partnership and collaborative working, alongside a global
curriculum and staff and student mobility; and a real “business engaged” model of enterprise and innovation. Within this context, the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) is a unique centre formed to support sustainable socio-economic transformation through systemic approaches to entrepreneurship in communities nationally and internationally. This is achieved through a focus on Entrepreneurial Leadership, Entrepreneurial Education, Innovation, Socio-economic development and Policy formulation.
For more information see www.coventry.ac.uk/icte