Ingenuity18: Taking the Next Step

Dr Mattia Fosci joined as a member of the Ingenuity Lab in 2014 and has been working to establish his business and develop his app, Yoop, with the help of the Lab. Fake News debate launches content app Yoop at University of Nottingham Thursday, 30th November saw the launch of Yoop, the first app to rate, …

Ingenuity18: Giving the Homeless a Creative Voice

People of the Streets is a not-for-profit social enterprise which aims to tackle homelessness by offering a range of different product packs which are then distributed to homeless shelters across the UK and onto the homeless, to directly benefit their lives. Stories of the Streets is a new and unique photography initiative which conveys images of …

Ingenuity18 Tips: Turning your idea into a Business

Emma Hartley is a University of Nottingham Alumna, and last year’s winner of the Ingenuity17 Sainsbury Management Fellow Prize. Since graduating in 2015, Emma has worked hard to develop Pulse AED – an affordable and high-quality defibrillator that is experiencing incredible success for an early-stage start-up. I never saw myself becoming an entrepreneur.  Scrolling through Instagram, I saw …

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 …

Message from Steve: Ingenuity18 is open!

Over the past few years, we have seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of students and alumni entering the Ingenuity Competition, with over 900 people taking part, and over £250,000 worth of grants awarded. The Ingenuity Competition has enabled us to build an incredible pipeline of talent and international successes, such as Hungry Panda, …