Changing behaviour through mental connections: the power of associative learning – 14th November 2017

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event   The human brain is constantly making connections – associations between one thing and another. In psychology, this is called associative learning and it can have major implications for our businesses. Associative learning is the process by which we form an association between two or more...

The impact of AI on business – 26th Sept 2017

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event   Twenty years ago most companies were in ‘Internet denial’, with little comprehension of how radically the world-wide web was about to transform business practice. Today, while most companies have embraced the web, few have begun to appreciate how artificial intelligence (AI) is set to have...

Building a more entrepreneurial firm – 18th July 2017

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event   What is an entrepreneurial organisation? We all know what an organisation is and have some idea of what an entrepreneur is but what makes an entrepreneurial organisation? Our researchers have identified enterprises, large and small, that are able to innovate consistently from within, not just...

UK Corporate Games – Nottingham – 6 to 9 July 2017

The UK Corporate Games are coming to Nottingham in 2017, the games are the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism. It’s a multi-sport festival for organisations, businesses, corporations and institutions. Get fit for business! represent your company, business or organisation create your team – tiny or tremendous open to...

Nutrition Workshop – 27th June 2017

A workshop hosted by The University of Nottingham’s Food Innovation Centre   This is a free one-day workshop, aimed at Nottingham / Derbyshire SMEs in the Food & Drink sector. In the morning session, participants will gain an overview of key legislation and law on nutritional labelling and claims, before...

Creating cultures for better business – 6th June 2017

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event   The University of Nottingham’s International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) is described as the ‘home of better business’. In this presentation, ICCSR’s Paul Caulfield will join forces with Andy Corley, MD of Quadralene, to explore the theme of ‘Creating cultures for better business’. Our...

Business Attractiveness Workshop – 24th May 2017

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Workshop   A free half-day workshop for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire SMEs. Following her breakfast presentation on Tuesday 25th April, Dr Zsofia Toth from Nottingham University Business School will be returning to deliver another session for The Ingenuity Network, delving deeper into the theme of Business Attractiveness. Have you ever...

Haydn Green Special Seminar – 24th May 2017

Necessity is the mother of innovation   John Kearns – Chief Executive of Partas a social enterprise with over 60 staff, working to foster entrepreneurship, business training and social economy since 1984 Mater artium necessitas – necessity is the mother of invention. It is also helpful to understand the role...

Funding for Innovation and Growth – 9th May 2017

This FREE event is geared towards small medium sized, high growth businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.  Come along and learn how to access the £2.5 billion annual funding and support programmes for developing innovative products and services and get help to grow your business.  Network with like minded businesses and...