Ingenuity News

Over £200 million of innovation funding on offer

On Friday 15th July, The University of Nottingham hosted an event for local business leaders to showcase the range of funding available to support innovation. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents many fresh opportunities for growing and innovative businesses. Over 80 delegates attended the session to hear...

Spreadable marketing skills shared

We’ve been working hard to make University of Nottingham expertise available to businesses and on 9th June an enthusiastic group of local businesses met for a workshop led by Dr Cathy Johnson and Professor Paul Grainge from the Department of Culture, Film and Media. Cathy and Paul drew on their research and...

Alternative business finance explained at latest event

The latest Ingenuity breakfast event saw a good turn out for ever popular speaker Bob Berry, Boots Professor of Accounting and Finance from Nottingham University Business School. The focus of his finance based talk was “You don’t have to buy something to use it; asset based finance is an alternative to purchase!”...

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...

Creativity promotes business growth

On Monday 18th April, an intrepid group of local business leaders joined us for our latest Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange workshop, The Creative Crucible. Hosted by Gianluca Sergi from The University of Nottingham’s Department of Culture, Film and Media and Paul Kirkham from Nottingham University Business School, this session was about harnessing...

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...

Writing Your Own Success Story

The second Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange of 2016 saw the return of Dr Esther Eidinow and Dr Kat Lorenz from the Department of Classics – their theme for this presentation was ‘Writing Your Own Success Story’. The audience of over 60 people quickly engaged with the blend of ancient Greek & Roman...

Star Wars, Storyworlds and Customer Engagement

On Thursday 25th February the Ingenuity Network was dazzled by the bright lights of the screen industries, as Dr Liz Evans, Assistant Professor in Film and Television Studies, hosted a workshop on Defining Your Customers’ Engagement With Your Business. Based on Liz’s research into how film and television content works to engage...