max temp: 12°C

min temp: 2°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Essex: Double honour for Prof Jay Mitra at Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference

12:59 23 December 2012

Professor Jay Mitra

Professor Jay Mitra

ESSEX business expert Professor Jay Mitra has picked up two best research paper awards at the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) annual conference in Dublin.


Prof Mitra, from the Essex Business School, part of the University of Essex, picked up the best paper award in the science and technology track for work with Santanu Roy from the Institute of Management Technology in India.

He was the main author of the paper entitled “Managing R&D for Innovation and the Strategic Deployment of Knowledge Workers in Technology-Driven Organizations: A Case Study from India.”

Prof Mitra also received the award in the entrepreneurship in minority groups track for a paper co-authored with recently graduated doctoral students Asma Rauf and Shaheed Benazir, entitled “Egocentric Network Analysis of Personal Networks and Growth Aspirations of Ethnic Minority Female Entrepreneurs: The Case of Immigrant and British Born Pakistani Female Entrepreneurs”.

The ISBE conference brings together leading lights in the field of entrepreneurship and small business from around the world. Awards are given for outstanding research in specific areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and small business development.



Elaine and Nigel Bowen of Vanguard Communications.

Two businesses which receive support from Suffolk enterprise agency Menta have received Small Business Sunday awards from entrepreneur and former BBC Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis.

Wayne Seddon from The Bridge House in London receives his Adnams Pub of the Year award from chief operating officer Karen Hester.

Southwold-based Adnams has named The Bridge House, near London’s Tower Bridge, as its Pub of the Year.

A file picture of the Sanofi factory in Haverhill.

More than 50 jobs are to be axed at the Haverhill site of pharmaceutical group Sanofi.

Georgi Rollings, left, and Emma Lawrence of Starfish Accounting.

An Ipswich based provider of online company secretarial software has reached the landmark milestone of having 10,000 users.

Robert Hughes, managing director of Hughes Electrical, and Andy Yallop, store manager, at the company's new branch in Bury St Edmunds.

Hughes Electrical has opened the doors of its new store in Bury St Edmunds following a £200,000 investment which has also created six new jobs, doubling the size of its workforce in the town.

Barclays has been fined £72m by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Banking giant Barclays has been fined £72million by the City watchdog for failing to handle potential financial crime risks relating to a £1.88billion transaction for ultra high-net-worth clients.

Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere at the former sugar beet factory site off Sproughton Road.

A new Enterprize Zone involving 10 development sites across East Anglia, with the potential to create 18,500 jobs, was announced by Chancellor George Osborne today.

Natalie Moloney, of Woodbridge events firm Pink Lemonade Productions.

An entrepreneur is up for a fifth business award since her event planning company launched last year.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivering his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons
Photo: PA Wire

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review today divided opinion between unions employers.

Tony Willson, managing director of Helmsman Services.

Colchester-based training specialist Helmsman Services has secured the largest contract in its 17 year history, for its construction-specific e-learning health and safety courses.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder

Property search

e.g. Oxford or NW3
Powered by Zoopla

Digital Edition

Read the East Anglian Daily Times e-edition today E-edition

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24