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London's universities say ‘OpenSME’ to new support for capital's small businesses

A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.

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Ten tips for enterprising doctoral students

22 July 2011

By Stephen Caddick  Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL
It is sometimes assumed that students carrying out research have their career mapped out for them as academics or in a corporate or public research institute.

Although there is recognition that skills developed during a PhD can be useful in a non-research career, it is important that PhD students recognize that the skills learned in doctoral research can be particularly useful for a career as an entrepreneur.

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