WELCOME TO I3: THE VIRTUAL BUSINESS INCUBATOR MANAGED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AT UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND.
I3 - Incubation, Innovation, Inspiration
"Supporting our communities by connecting academia with the world of work"
The aim of our enterprise initiatives is to provide a response to the key economic development areas of growing businesses, developing places and raising skill levels to widen opportunity whilst supporting the key strategic priorities of the university through a focus on:
Learning and teaching
Our innovative teaching practices, online learning environment, award-winning spaces and talented academics will support our students to gain a degree and instil a passion for lifelong learning.
Distinctive research and innovation
By creating new knowledge and relevant skills, our research and academic programmes will provide opportunities for business-to university interaction, resulting in research developments, innovation, spin-out and knowledge exchange.
Shaping our communities and society
UWS values equality and diversity. We will strive to create an inclusive culture which celebrates difference and unlocks the talent in our staff and students. This fundamental commitment extends to the communities around us that we will work with, support and learn from.
However entrepreneurship itself is a complex phenomenon and in order to be successful in this field it is important to understand the nature of entrepreneurship as we can see here.