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Virtual panel explores future of apprenticeships in Hertfordshire

To celebrate National Apprenticeships Week, the University of Hertfordshire hosted a virtual panel event for employers to explore the role apprenticeships will play in Hertfordshire’s economic recovery and how they...

Apprenticeships will play crucial role in Hertfordshire’s economic recovery post pandemic, says the University of Hertfordshire Vice-Chancellor

The COVID-19 pandemic may have exacerbated the impact of skills gaps on Hertfordshire’s businesses, at time when investing in staff development is seen as low priority, the University of Hertfordshire’s...

University of Hertfordshire hosts ‘world first’ global design challenge for students

Over 170 students from the University of Hertfordshire and Brooklyn College in New York put their creativity to the test last week in an ambitious online design sprint – thought...

New University of Hertfordshire Enterprise Hub expands local support services for business at a critical time

At a testing time for businesses and entrepreneurs in the region, the University of Hertfordshire has today unveiled its new £12m Enterprise Hub to significantly enhance and expand the existing...

Hertfordshire Business School shortlisted in THE Awards

Hertfordshire Business School shortlisted for award for second year running....

Eco friendly fashion brand scoops two prizes at annual University of Hertfordshire start-up awards

Creative arts graduate Morchen Liu was the big winner at this year’s Flare Ignite awards, scooping £9,000 for his eco-friendly fashion brand....

Breakthrough in cloud-free surveillance technology set to provide enhanced crop intelligence for UK’s agriculture sector

The University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Astrophysics Research has been awarded £200,000 in funding from the Science and Technology Facilities Council to develop and bring to market its ClearSky technology in partnership with Agrimetrics, who operate a Data Marketplace for...

New report outlines recommendations for sustainable transport planning

A new report launched today by the Transport Planning Society and conducted by the University of Hertfordshire makes key recommendations for achieving a low carbon transport system and better places...

Case Studies

Labelling solutions business drives growth through product testing at the University

Welwyn Garden City based business, Silver Fox, explain how the University and it's engineering department have supported them with successful product testing....

Suzero’s war on sugar; healthy snack bar entrepreneurs push for accelerated growth in 2020

Business Incubator members Ollie and Sam, continue waging a war against sugar, with low sugar snack bars, Suzero....

Virtual reality business, Virtronix, continues to grow with the support of the University's Business Incubator

Business Incubator member, Richard Jackson, on how the University has helped grow his company Virtronix, through collaborative support and guidance....

The craft of co-creation: degree apprenticeships

Andrew Flintham, reflects on their partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and the success of their TUI Management Degree Apprenticeship...

Business Incubator member, Caroline Syson, prepares for January launch of Pocket PA

Caroline Syson has been a member of the University of Hertfordshire's Business Incubator since July 2018, and is due to launch her simple accountancy-based app for entrepreneurs, Pocket PA, this...

£3.5 million climate change fund established to shake agri-food sector

A consortium of leading scientific research and academic institutions have come together to identify innovative solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agri-food sector....

Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership contributes significant research to the life sciences industry

University of Hertfordshire PhD student James Fortune is in his second year of a Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership (HKEP), contributing significant research to the life sciences industry on behalf of...

A decision-support system for the NHS

As the UK population ages, and demand for health care continues to exceed supply, NHS managers need to be able to make the most out of scarce resources....

RGH Rubber strengthens commercial capacity through Knowledge Transfer Partnership

RGH Rubber, a manufacturer, convertor and distributer of foam and tape technologies, was able to strengthen its commercial capacity and internal processes by engaging in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with...