University of Lincoln
About the partner
The University of Lincoln has competences in supporting SMEs in their adoption and use of digital technology. These are evidenced through its two digital hubs, and in previous projects which have matched academics with SMEs to test out new business models using digital technology. The university also has a strong track record in evaluating policies to promote the adoption of broadband and digital technology in rural areas.
Role in COM³
The University of Lincoln works together with other academic partners in developing the COM³ project methodology and baseline survey templates. It also carries out regional surveys in Lincolnshire. In close cooperation with Lincolnshire County Council, the university runs a regional pilot which creates opportunities for direct engagement of students and local businesses.