RAKE 2024 Awards

ISBE Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) Fund 2024 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 2024.

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Dr Adekunle Oke, Leeds Beckett University, Dr Faith Jeremiah, Lincoln University and Dr Elizabeth Heyworth-Thomas, Bangor University
An empirical exploratory analysis of how food and drink businesses in the UK can develop dynamic capabilities for innovation and resilience through lessons learned from disruptive events.

Dr Christine Habib & Dr Emilee Simmons, Leeds Trinity University
Navigating Space: Spatial Barriers and Bedouin Women’s Entrepreneurial Resilience in Sinai