Dr Bin Wu

Dr Bin Wu
Nottingham University Business School

Expertise summary

Along the line of rural innovation and sustainability in China and beyond, I have had experience/expertise in grassroots innovation and entrepreneurship, social capital for community/bottom-up development, empowerment of small farmers and cooperative development, government intervention and successful conditions, supply of seafarers for global markets, multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary research methodology for project design and delivery, university-community partnership for social impact and entrepreneurship training.

Research group: Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

University links: China Agriculture University, Sichuan Agricultural University, Beijing University of Technology.

Partners: I have developed with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Rural Development Institute), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Agricultural Innovation Institute and Centre for International Agricultural Research), YouChange China Social Entrepreneur Foundation, James Hutton Institute, Agri-EPI Centre, China-Britain Regional Initiative.

More information can be found on Dr Wu's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Dr Wu is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Policy credentials

I have advised to: international shipping/Chinese authority on global seafaring regulation; ILO/IOM/EU/Italian government on new Chinese immigration and integration; Sichuan Provincial Government on potato industrialisation for poverty alleviation.

Industry credentials

International shipping sector for global seafaring labour surveys and reports (cargo, cruise, Chinese seafarers' mobility, career development); James Hutton Ltd and partnership with Sichuan Xima ( for international potato seeds market). New industrial partnerships will be developed between UK and China in ecological agriculture, digital agriculture, financial inclusion, rural tourism and entrepreneurship training through Newton ECR Links grant project.


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