Calling all early career researchers: Ingenuity18 needs you!

There’s a way to do it better – find it. – Thomas Edison The University of Nottingham (UoN) has a long history of supporting researchers in developing innovative IP-based solutions that address significant global challenges and commercial opportunities. After investing over £250,000 worth of grants into the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs, Ingenuity18 is now turning …

Wholesome Juicery: Making a Dream, Reality

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. – Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari and …

Pitch@Palace 7.0 Boot Camp: Meet the Entrepreneurs

During the Pitch@Palace 7.0 Boot Camp on 15 March 2017, 43 businesses pitched their ideas to a global audience of influencers including CEO’s, investors, mentors and key business people. The Ingenuity Lab Members, Pharmaseal, were selected for a coveted place to pitch at the Boot Camp. Daljit Cheema of Pharmaseal, shares their experience below… Company PHARMASEAL International Limited     …

Ingenuity17 is open!

First UoN tri-campus competition 3 day dynamic conference £100,000 prize fund What a week! After a busy week celebrating the opening of The Ingenuity Centre, soon to become the new home for the Ingenuity Lab, a new member of our team Shalen Fu and taking a day trip to London to take part in Nottingham …

History’s most ingenious culinary inventions

Last week, we celebrated World Food Day by having an international food fuddle in The Ingenuity Lab. From pork pies to pakoras, Century eggs to a vegan chocolate coffee cake – we had amazing and interesting food from all corners of the globe (and Melton Mowbray!) laid out for our staff and members to try. Continuing …

Happy National Vegetarian Week: Day 1

Happy Vegetarian Week to you all!  Courtesy of Ingenuity Lab member and Director of Nutri2Go, Jordana Chin, we will be sharing a recipe a day with you for the whole week! We are a day out so look out for two recipe to try today! Roll those sleeves up and get cooking! Share your creations with us today! …

Ingenuity16: That’s a wrap!

“The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape”, Bono   This year, Ingenuity16 saw 450+ entrants with ideas covering 12 sectors, including social impact, health, apps & software, and computer sciences.  Over 300 applicants attended a day-long boot-camp, receiving support from 40 mentors as they developed …

Nutri2Go – The healthy takeaway stealing the show

In the Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure we have as much fun along the day; creating a melting pot of ideas!  Each week, we will introduce one of our exemplary members and their business …

Ingenuity16: Feeling the heat

Friday 26th February saw the East Midlands Conference Centre taken over by 300+ students and alumni, all with bright business ideas, and all wanting their share of the £100,000 Ingenuity16 prize fund. After whittling the hundreds of entrants to #Ingenuity16 down to over 150 teams, we had some of Nottingham’s brightest and most promising entrepreneurs at the …