Business and news updates
Business news and updates
Keep up to date with the latest business news and updates coming from Aston University.
To speak to someone from our team and find out more about how Aston can support your unique business needs, get in touch with Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) on +44 (0) 121 204 4242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aston University will develop antimicrobial surfaces to prevent spread of infection
A leading London based architectural metalwork company has entered into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, with the aim of developing antimicrobial coatings as a way to reduce infection in high risk environments.
New findings on effective leadership in an extended crisis to be revealed at online business lecture
The findings of a new survey of 2,300 senior leaders, managers and employees will be presented by the chief executive of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) at an online business lecture hosted by Aston University on Wednesday 26 May.
How upskilling small business leaders will unlock our region’s economic recovery
Earlier this Spring, in the 2021 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new programme, ‘Help to Grow: Management’. Since then, Aston Business School, in collaboration with Small Business Charter holding business schools, has been working to turn the vision into a reality.
Aston University partners with Lumien to improve workplace mental health
A leading Birmingham-based software company that specialises in data analytics for workplace wellbeing has entered into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Aston University with the aim of improving mental health in the workplace.
Aston University partners with Aurrigo to improve the safety of driverless cars
Aurrigo, a division of the Richmond Design and Marketing Group Ltd. (RDM), announced a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Aston University to ensure that driverless cars can avoid unexpected obstacles, making their use safer.
Metal Assemblies and Aston University to improve the gathering and use of data
Iain Collis, managing director at Metal Assemblies, talked about the KTP in the latest episode of a podcast series called ‘Aston means business: SMEs adapting to COVID-19 challenges’, presented by journalist Steve Dyson.
Aston University and Mechatherm to develop new furnance design concepts
Aston University is pleased to announce a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Mechatherm International Ltd. Together the team will develop and implement a Knowledge-Based Engineering approach to the design and specification of furnaces and ancillary equipment for Aluminium processing.