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Ingenuity Lab seeks mentors for graduate entrepreneurs

If you’re a member of the Ingenuity Network, you may have heard mention of the Ingenuity Lab, the home of student and alumni entrepreneurship here at the University of Nottingham. Through the Ingenuity Network, we support local SMEs to innovate and grow, but the University is also passionate about fostering...

An entrepreneurial breakfast session

Dr Hannah Noke and Paul Kirkham took to the stage in our latest breakfast event, to give us some ideas on ‘Building A More Entrepreneurial Firm’. They both described an entrepreneurial organisation being able to innovate from within, not just as a reaction to external factors. But how can SMEs manage...

Attractiveness is in the eye of the beholder

Dr Zsofia Toth, from Nottingham University Business School, debuted her first Ingenuity workshop this week, delivering a thought provoking session on Business Attractiveness. In this half-day workshop we looked at different recipes for attractiveness and how to build wider networks to increase the success of our companies. Recipes for Attractiveness...

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...

Innovate and grow with ‘Energy for Business’

‘Energy for Business‘ is a programme offering SMEs the opportunity to access funded support for energy projects, and is delivered by the Energy Innovation and Collaboration team here at the University of Nottingham. The University is a leading international centre for energy research, with a reputation for excellence across a...

Ingenuity members Impression win prestigious award

Congratulations to Ingenuity Network members Impression who have won the award for ‘Best Small PPC Agency’ in the European Search Awards! The Ingenuity Network were delighted to benefit from Impression’s expertise when Laura Hampton, Digital Marketing Manager, spoke at our recent Ingenuity breakfast event. Nottingham-based Impression won the prestigious award at an...

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...