Outstanding Engagement with Business and the Professions
The following nominations are shortlisted for this category.
City Launch Lab team (aka Rebecca Sharpe and Marie Wemme)
“The team support, mentor and inspire our student’s start-up ventures in the lunch lab. The team have incubated 61 City student start-ups since January last year and created 298 new jobs.”.
Dr Lucia Rocca-Ihenacho
“Lucia is a founding member of a midwifery network unit which promotes midwifery lead birthing centres. Part of Lucia’s work is looking to set up a Social Enterprise here at City, where practising midwives would be given training to provide evidence based care to expecting mothers.”
Dr Sara Jones
“Sara is the principle investigator for the Boosting Resilience programme – a scheme which is helping the cultural sector develop new ideas around creative assets and intellectual property. Sarah has lead the consortium which was successful in securing a modest £436,000 of Arts Council England funding.”.