Tackling Poverty in Nottingham through Food Waste

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

Responding to Customer Demand with Tech

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

The Social Mission Addressing Teen Behaviour

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

Improving Enrollment Processes Through Tech

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

Ingenuity19 Launch

Ingenuity19 is back for 2019! Enterprising ideas to transform our future “Dependent children remains by far the most prevalent reason for ‘priority need’ both in Nottingham and nationally… The average number of people accessing Housing Aid was 75 per day. This has risen by 32% since 2009.  Of those presenting, 31% were first time visitors” Source: …

Building work-ready skills whilst studying

“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.” (unattributed)   It is widely recognised that whatever the level of educational qualification achieved, studying alone does not equip students to have ‘work- ready skills’. There are many practical, less tangible accomplishments which are just as important in preparing for employment, whether that’s working for …

Santander EA18 Awards – pitching for the win

Entering the Santander EA18 Awards has been a great experience already. Doing the pitch really forced us to focus on producing a concise and compelling business proposition. All the feedback has been really helpful and we’re looking forward to the finals now!”  – Seb Kummle, Director, Citylife UK Santander EA18 Awards   Two start-up businesses based in …

Universitas 21 Challenge 2018

“It was exciting to see participants of Universitas 21 delivering creative solutions to real world problems across a range of different fields.”  – George Smith, year 2 Geography student, University of Nottingham (UK) The pros and cons of participating in the Universitas 21 Challenge*. *Disclaimer*: we didn’t win by George Smith. Universitas 21 is a …

Ingenuity18: Meet the Top 24

From the Ideas Summit right through to the final pitching stages, Ingenuity18 has been an incredible journey of creativity and exploration for many people. With 254 teams globally and over 450 innovators bringing their ideas on how to #FixTheWorld, our amazing judging panel have whittled it down to the Top24 who will be in with …

Ingenuity18 Blog: Final Tips for your Competition Applications

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later – Og Mandino As you begin to finalise your Ingenuity18 submission I thought it would be useful to provide you with some high-level advice based on my own experiences producing credible business plans and successful bids and competition entries. My Top 5 points …