rake fund


New Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) Fund

> Created in recognition of the key contribution of small businesses to the contemporary economy, the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) is delighted to announce that they have joined together with Barclays Bank and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and to create a new research fund; The Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) Fund. The RAKE Fund has a specific aim to support the exploration of issues, challenges and opportunities surrounding entrepreneurial activities and small firm performance within the contemporary UK economy. The RAKE Fund will have a broad remit to encourage the widest range of innovative applications, and research which is relevant to both the development of policy and practice. All bids, however, must be sensitive to and demonstra... »