Author Archives: Gemma Morgan-Jones

A record-breaking breakfast performance

On Tuesday 15th November we gathered for our final Ingenuity breakfast event of 2016. Drawing our largest crowd of the year of over 90 delegates, the theme of ‘Performance: the art of professional presentation’ clearly resonated with many members of the network. Our first speaker, Dr Xenia Pestova, shared her strategies for...

Ingenuity 17 call for entries

UK’s largest entrepreneurship competition – 3 day dynamic conference – £100,000 prize fund   What is Ingenuity17? Ingenuity17 is the University of Nottingham’s (UoN) annual, tri-campus entrepreneurship competition.  Open to all UoN undergraduates, postgraduates, alumni and early stage researchers in the UK, Malaysia and Ningbo.  Sponsored by partners Santander Universities, Shakespeare Martineau,...

Briefed for success in video marketing

This month, 14 local businesses were given a unique opportunity to work with The University of Nottingham’s Gianluca Sergi – advisor and consultant to Emmy and Oscar winning organisations and filmmakers in Hollywood. Designed for companies planning to invest in commissioning video marketing, this three day programme titled Video Marketing: The Art...

Expecting the unexpected with Chris Barnatt

On 27th September, Ingenuity Network favourite Chris Barnatt returned to our KnowledgeXchange breakfast event to take the crowd on another fascinating tour of the future. As a professional futurist for over 20 years, Chris is well versed in expecting the unexpected. Author of eleven books and numerous articles, with over 200 contributions...

Record numbers of small businesses benefit from University internship scheme

Almost 50 organisations are benefiting from a University of Nottingham internship initiative designed to help local small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) tap into student expertise. The Nottingham Internship Scheme has flourished over the last three years, culminating in the placement of over 80 interns this summer, almost double the...

Over £200 million of innovation funding on offer

On Friday 15th July, The University of Nottingham hosted an event for local business leaders to showcase the range of funding available to support innovation. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents many fresh opportunities for growing and innovative businesses. Over 80 delegates attended the session to hear...

£1500 grant available to take on a University of Nottingham graduate intern

The University of Nottingham is offering a £1,500 grant to support companies to take on a University of Nottingham graduate through the Nottingham Internship Scheme. “A great calibre of students” A graduate internship can be an excellent way to complete a project that your company might not otherwise have the resources for, or...