University of Nottingham’s local business network.

“Ingenuity – the process of applying new/innovative ideas to solve problems or meet challenges”

Ingenuity is also the route in to The University of Nottingham specifically for small and medium-sized businesses who want to find out how a relationship with the University can help them.

Ingenuity activities are designed to bring business into contact with the resources, knowledge and experience of this world-class, research-led university.

Through the Ingenuity site you can tap into:

  • An events programme – covering our popular Ingenuity breakfasts, workshops, conferences and business events
  • News articles – highlighting success stories from the University and its networked businesses
  • A business directory – of local and regional SMEs connected through the Ingenuity Network
  • Links to – university resources, networked businesses and documents (case studies, presentations & policies)


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  • Successful textile firm boosted by grant August 13, 2014
    A grant worth up to £65,000 is enabling an established Nottingham textile company to become true specialists in their field. Capatex Limited, based in Northgate, will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. Since it was formed in 1995, the company has evolved remarkably since its foundation as an industrial textile importer and distributor. Now, Capatex is






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