GEM UK 2016 monitoring Report

ERC researchers (Hart, Bonner and Levie) publish the latest GEM UK report_ Wednesday July 5th 2017. The report compiled by Professor Mark Hart, Professor Jonathan Levie and Dr Karen Bonner – compares Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) measures of entrepreneurial attitudes, activity and aspiration in the UK , France, Germany and the United States (US). It also… Read more

ERC Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Vacancy.

We have an opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to work in the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) on a 15 month Fixed Term Contract (FT) from 1st September 2017. The ERC is a collaborative research centre led by Aston and Warwick Business Schools with Imperial and Strathclyde Business Schools and Queen’s University School of Management as… Read more

Benchmarking Local Innovation

New Report published today. Firms’ ability to innovate successfully plays an important role in their ability to sustain growth and competitiveness. This report provides innovation benchmarks for local areas in England, updating our previous analysis published in 2015. The benchmarks are based on a new analysis of data from the 14,000 firms which responded to… Read more

ERC Research Showcase.

The ERC held a Research Showcase on June 20th 2017 at RSA House in London. The agenda of the day reflected the range of research we are currently undertaking at the Centre. The aim was to share our research insights and ideas with our key stakeholders, and to engage in dialogue with them about these…. Read more

LSBS Event

The ERC hosted an event on the 19th June at the Shard in London to share headline data and analysis from the Longitudinal Small Business Survey with a group of key stakeholders. Key findings published by BEIS in the Longitudinal Small Business Survey Year 2 ( 2016) Panel Report can be viewed  here. Presentations from… Read more

Longitudinal Small Business Survey – Call for proposals

The Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) have made available £20,000 to fund 3 or 4 secondary analyses of the first two waves of the Longitudinal Small Business Survey. The Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) is administering this call on behalf of BIS. Please note that applications will not be accepted from anyone who has been… Read more

New PhD studentship in inclusive innovation at the Enterprise Research Centre.

The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), with the first intake of students to begin in October 2017. One of 14 such partnerships in the UK, the Midlands Graduate School is a collaboration between the University of Warwick, Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester,… Read more

ERC in Boston

In April the ERC participated to two international renowned conferences in Boston (USA) presenting the main results of project 3 on growth heroes and their impact on the wider economy at the American Association of Geographers 2017 Annual Meeting and at the 14th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference.These are among the most prestigious international conferences… Read more

ERC in Boston

In April the ERC participated to two international renowned conferences in Boston (USA) presenting the main results of ERC project 3 – Growth Heroes and the wider economy  at the American Association of Geographers 2017 Annual Meeting and at the 14th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference. These are among the most prestigious international conferences gathering… Read more