Author Archives: Steve Upcraft

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...

China – UK Trade & Investment Symposium – 26th June 2017

Following the recent signing of a partnership agreement between Nottinghamshire and Zhejiang province, Nottinghamshire County Council and partners are delighted to welcome Zhejiang CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) and a delegation of over 60 Chinese companies to the Midlands to explore opportunities for business collaboration, both...

The Cyber Connected World – 6th June 2017

Our everyday lives have become more connected than ever, making it easier to communicate with others, grow your market reach, and ultimately do business with people around the globe. But, as the world becomes more connected, we’re exposed to a variety of new vulnerabilities. Vulnerabilities that we aren’t always prepared...

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...