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Leaders and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (LEiR)

Welcome to the Leaders and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (LEiR) Programme at Southampton Business School (SBS).

In our rapidly changing world, marked by uncertainty and technological advances we need to ensure research has an impact in solving real-world challenges.

We've crafted the LEiR programme to connect industry leaders and entrepreneurs with our academic community.

Our Leaders and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence:

The Leaders and Entrepreneur-in-Residence (LEiR) program lays the foundations for close collaboration and co-creation activities which ensure impact and scaling relevant innovation and provide a fertile ground for cross-pollination.

Key aspects

Additionally, LEiRs act as 'critical friends', refining ideas and enabling resilience.

Our rigorous selection process identifies individuals aligned with SBS's mission. Join us as we redefine academic-industry collaboration and create lasting impacts in today's dynamic landscape.

Contact us

For more details and to get involved contact our Director of Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise, Dr Jeni Giambona,



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