Is Time Up for the Hero Male Entrepreneur?

HGI’s Dr Lorna Treanor was recently commissioned by the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) to undertake a ‘State of the Art Review’ exploring the implications of the gendered enterprise discourse for women’s entrepreneurship in the UK. The review, entitled “Is Time Up for the Hero Male Entrepreneur? A review of enterprise discourse and its effects” was presented at the Shard in London as part of the “What next for Women’s Enterprise Policy?” event to celebrate International …

Empowering potato farmers in rural China

In the context of the UN’s sustainability development goals (SDGs), small farmers, who actually feed two thirds of the developing world’s population, are very vulnerable due to the small size of their farms, their use of traditional technologies, lack of access to key resources, and no bargaining power in food supply chains. This is particularly …

Proodle’s Story: Our last six months

“The road to success is always under construction” – Lily Tomlin It’s no hidden secret that building a business is incredibly hard work, and no one knows this more so than the businesses that tirelessly create, build and develop their innovations at the Ingenuity Lab. We’ve had some great news from one of our Ingenuity …

Women in business inspiring University of Nottingham students and local sixth formers

This article was written by Dr Isobel O’Neil, Director of MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management, HGI. She is also the Founder of Ingenuity19 finalists idooa. On the 17th May a group of our students and guests from Nottingham College and the Redhill Academy, were treated to invaluable advice about being a woman in business. Sarah …

Tackling Nottingham’s Poverty Problem

Marcellus Baz BEM works on the frontline with some of Nottinghamshire’s most vulnerable young people. Since being awarded the Unsung Hero Award at 2016’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year, he has become a household name in Nottingham, and a key figure in using sport to engage young people in positive activity. He’ll be opening …

Give Kids a Kickstart in AI!

“As a technologist, I see how AI and the fourth industrial revolution will impact every aspect of people’s lives.” – Fei-Fei Li   In today’s age we are all aware of the huge implications AI will have in the world and also disruption to many industries! Very few business processes will remain unchallenged and may …

Tales of a Witty Scholar: From Internship to Ingenuity18

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. For the first time, we are open to the public and looking for future leaders from across the city. This includes everyone from the student community, to Nottingham’s biggest …

Top of the Pops: Ingenuity19 Entrepreneur Edition

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. For the first time, we are open to the public and looking for future leaders from across the city. This includes everyone from the student community, to Nottingham’s biggest …

The Future Communities Summit: Ingenuity19

Ingenuity19 is a space for disruptive creativity. Through social enterprise and commercial innovation, it’s aims are to help redefine society and industry. Powering Communities – How can we enable greater engagement with communities and individuals? How can new or alternative economic structures create sustainable and lasting models of operation? Answering these questions and coming up with innovative …

Driving Social Innovation in Ingenuity19

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. For the first time, we are open to the public and looking for future leaders from across the city. This includes everyone from the student community, to Nottingham’s biggest …