EiR Announcement

We are super proud to announce that Dr Salman Malik, Asina, has been awarded a place on the Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence for 2022.

The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence scheme is an exciting opportunity for universities and research institutes across the UK to develop cutting-edge research into industrial success. With twenty leading business leaders, entrepreneurs, and senior scientists chosen to be part of this prestigious network, universities can now benefit from expertise that could help drive new projects, initiatives, and growth.

The Entrepreneurs bring their own wealth of experience and knowledge with them to each university they work with. This includes helping build the entrepreneurial skills of staff and students while also developing greater understanding of scientific challenges being faced in the innovation sector. Universities can look forward to working with these award holders as they help foster new practices and resources that could ultimately lead to successful outcomes.

The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence scheme is a great chance for universities to receive tailored advice from experienced thought-leaders in their field. With the potential for increased collaboration between industry and research, this unique initiative provides an invaluable platform for progress on a range of pioneering projects.

Dr Salman Malik, Asina, University of the West of Scotland

Salman Malik is a scientist turned entrepreneur and CEO who will join the University of the West of Scotland (London Campus) with an ambitious mission to promote enterprise and commercialise research to benefit the local community. This will be executed through various initiatives including Enterprise Education, building a mentor network, and fostering collaborative connections between spin-outs, student enterprise, and local businesses.

The University of the West of Scotland are delighted to welcome Salman Malik and his innovative approach to enterprise development which will not only benefit current students but also future generations as they strive towards entrepreneurship. With his help, UWS can continue their mission to become one of Scotland’s leading universities in terms of both academic excellence and enterprise development.



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