Lincolnshire Open Research and Innovation Centre (LORIC) (GLLEP) (Free)

What is the business support?

The fourth industrial revolution is coming – are you ready?

We’re living in an era where data drives change and innovation. Greater Lincolnshire businesses now have the support of LORIC to navigate this data rich landscape.

This programme enables business and other organisations to make the most effective uses of rapidly expanding Open Data Research and Innovation (Open DRI). It connects researchers and doctoral students with business, social innovation/enterprise, and public sector partners to work on collaborative innovation projects which create new economic value. The project will:

  •          Develop Innovation projects with partners to research & develop new solutions which address shared problem & opportunity areas
  •          Support Skills development in advanced research, translation, innovation project management and implementation into organisations;
  •          Leadership for innovation in entrepreneurship & social enterprise
  •          Translate HE Research into innovation projects, start-up businesses and social enterprises with innovation leadership from graduates
  •          Educate and train SMEs, social enterprises, public organisations, educators and other in the effective applications of Open data, research and innovation for better decision-making
  •          Increase investments into research and innovation projects in Lincolnshire from all sources

There is also grant funding available to support LORIC through the Business Inspiration Programme

The Business Innovation strand will support Micro and Small businesses through a £300K Grant fund which is invested at a 50% intervention rate. There is also:

  • Support for Internships & Placements
  • Support to attend Expo’s etc
  • Support to be innovative/creative
  • Support for feasibility studies
  • Support for Peer to Peer networking
  • Training for owners/managers

Who runs it?

LORIC is part of Bishop Grosseteste University and is supported by the Business Inspiration Programme

How to find out more

Website: http://www.bishopg.ac.uk

Contact: Mark Bowen, Enterprise Development Manager on 01522 583900 or mark.bowen@bishopg.ac.uk

Contact Information:

Contact:
Mark Bowen

Address:
Bishop Grosseteste University
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 3DY

Telephone numbers:
01522 583727

Email:
mark.bowen@bishopg.ac.uk

Website:
http://www.bishopg.ac.uk/