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A performance to remember

Local businesses learn the art of professional presentation with Martin Berry   As any business owner will know, we all have to ‘perform’ to a variety of different audiences. Whether we are pitching to customers or investors, communicating with colleagues and employees, or liaising with suppliers or collaborators, there is...

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...

Insights into evidence-based marketing

Our first breakfast networking event of the year took place on Tuesday 17th January, and saw Edwin Moriarty of the University’s External Relations Team engage and entertain a packed room with thoughts on how to make your marketing activities work. The first half of Edwin’s talk focussed on Behavioural Anticipation:...

Pitchfest 2017 – deadline extended to 9th December

Pitchfest is your opportunity to undertake expert pitch training provided by the Knowledge Transfer Network, with 10 finalists pitching live from the main stage at Venturefest East Midlands 2017 to a room of investors. The Venturefest network was established by Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network in 2014 to:...

Dancing their way to digital engagement success

Nottingham-based Dance4 develops innovative digital engagement strategy with support from University of Nottingham Innovation Voucher Scheme This summer Nottingham-based Dance4 opened a brand new International Centre for Choreography (iC4C). Now in their 25th year, Dance4 wished to develop their online presence to give artists and members of the public the...

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,...

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...