RAKE 2023 Awards

ISBE Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) Fund 2023 Awards

The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) fund is an initiative supported by and administered through ISBE.  This initiative aims to encourage and support research activities from academics, third sector organisations, consultants and practitioners with the ambition of drawing together and generating an entrepreneurial community of practice to facilitate knowledge exchange and transfer. We are please to fund the following three research projects for 2023.

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Dr Maria Villares-Varela and Carolynn Low, University of Southampton with
“Precarious migrant entrepreneurship: gendered in-work poverty for new migrants in the UK”

Dr Shannon Harris, Dr Frank Siedlok and Dr Ziad Elsahn, Heriot Watt University with
The Dream of the Dram: Placemaking Through Rural Entrepreneurship in the Scottish Whisky Industry`

Dr Inge Hill, Professor Richard Blundel and Professor Emma Bell. The Open University with
“Place-based Support for Rural Craft Entrepreneuring – How Does Context Matter?”

We offer our congratulations to the teams involved and wish them every success with these initiatives.