Author Archives: Steve Upcraft

Grant Helps Strengthen the Bones at Skeleton

A leading broadcast producer who has worked on some of the UK’s biggest TV shows has been enticed to back to Nottingham thanks to support from the Nottingham Technology Grant Fund (N’Tech). David Marsh has worked with the who’s-who of TV from Ant & Dec and Jimmy Carr to Michael...

Nottinghamshire Economic Development Capital Fund

Businesses and other organisations can now bid for a share of a new annual £1m jobs and growth fund, provided by Nottinghamshire County Council. The Nottinghamshire Economic Development Capital Fund will give £1m for each of the next three years towards initiatives to support job creation in the county. In that time it...

Nottingham Entrepreneurs

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are leading the way by boosting the city’s economy and creating jobs. Both graduates and spin-out companies from each university are boosting Nottingham’s economy by maximising funding such as the Nottingham Technology Grant Fund (N’Tech) to help grow their business. N’Tech is a...

Inspired in Nottingham – ITEMSeven

The entrepreneur Olu Amodeni graduated in 2011 with an MSc in Entrepreneurship from The University of Nottingham and now runs ITEMSeven, an African Caribbean Takeaway based on University Park Campus. Olu developed his ability to spot opportunities for business while studying the MSc which lead him to identify a gap...

Chemistry Engineering Student Placements

Do you have a new contract or a technical project that could use an extra pair of hands over the next year? If so, the University of Nottingham Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering would love to hear from you! Our second and third year students will soon be available...

LLLight in Europe

Is your business an active supporter of Lifelong Learning?  If so, would you be willing to take part in some research being run by The University of Nottingham’s School of Education in collaboration with a number of key European partners? Among all Europeans between 24 and 65 years old who...

Companies rewarded for Low Carbon ideas

Storelectric and Oak Technical Services win places in the Shell Springboard national final Two dynamic Lancashire based firms have each been awarded £40,000 by Shell to help develop their innovative low carbon business ideas, winning places in the national final of the prestigious Shell Springboard awards. Storelectric and Oak Technical...

Antarctic Expedition – A Quest for Knowledge

School Energy Efficiency is supporting one of its partners in his greatest adventure yet!  James Veness has been chosen to take part in the 2014 International Antarctic Expedition with eminent polar explorer and environmental leader, Robert Swann, OBE. We are proud that James will be representing Nottinghamshire in this exploration of the...

Free app-building service up for grabs!

Lace Market based App Institute Limited is marking its successful N’Tech grant application by offering £10,000 worth of free apps to other local enterprises based in the Creative Quarter. App Institute is the brainchild of Ian Naylor and Becky Halls and provides mobile apps for businesses and organisations – customers...