Author Archives: Steve Upcraft

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Conference – 4th October 2017

The UK’s transition towards the adoption of electric vehicles is dependent on the development of an effective EV charging network. At this conference industry and local authority speakers will showcase practical solutions to delivering EV charging point infrastructure across the UK. Confirmed speakers include OLEV, Chargemaster, EV Charging Solutions,Western Power...

Tour of Britain – Sponsorship Opportunities

The Tour of Britain 2017 cycling event has a sole County Stage here in Nottinghamshire on the 6th September.  The lead promotional partner, Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (MN&N) is co-ordinating the event with partners. This is an amazing opportunity to showcase Nottinghamshire as a major sporting destination and as such...

Pioneer 10 crowns Nottinghamshire’s top business pioneers

Two businesses from Nottinghamshire have been crowned “champions of innovation” at a prestigious county-wide awards ceremony. Red Fox ID and Fosse Cashflow Solutions were chosen as the two leading pioneering companies following a ten-month support programme, which has helped more than 130 businesses across the county. Pioneer 10 Notts was...

Nottinghamshire Economic Development Capital (NEDC) Fund

Applications are invited from SME businesses in the County of Nottinghamshire (ie excluding the City Council area) for capital projects which will enable the business to grow and create new jobs.  Individual capital grants area available between £20,000 and £250,000 and we expect to allocate up to £2.5m in this...

Vice Chancellor’s Medal Winners for 2016

Each year The University of Nottingham’s Vice Chancellor recognises the exceptional achievements of a limited number of staff and students, from across the three global campuses.  Among the 2016 winners was Steve Upcraft for his significant contribution to the creation and development of ‘Ingenuity – The University of Nottingham’s local...

Nottingham Business Delegation to India-UK Tech Summit – November 2016

Nottingham City Council is coordinating an international mission to attend the 2016 India-UK Tech Summit from 7-9 November.  This 3 day event offers to support new collaborations, encourage business growth and explore technological developments through provision of a trade expo, thought leadership presentations and B2B networking opportunities. The summit will...

Enabling Innovation Announcement

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has pumped more than £10m into an initiative that will support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The £20.3m Enabling Innovation scheme will be led by co-investors Nottingham Trent University, the University of Derby and the University of Nottingham. D2N2 has ploughed £10.1m...

Ingenuity nominated for a Guardian University Award

The University of Nottingham has been nominated for a Guardian University Award for an innovative project which uses expertise and insights from Arts academics to help businesses look at their issues in a different way. The University’s Ingenuity programme provides workshops and seminars for businesses, giving them the opportunity to...

Business Placements for Politics Students

The School of Politics & International Relations at The University of Nottingham is committed to enhancing graduate employability.  Recent research has shown that work experience is now just as important to employer organisations as is degree course and classification.  We have therefore established structured Placement Programmes and Employer Partnerships for our...