Proodle Solutions: Putting Knowledge into Action

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things. – Jean Piaget, Clinic Psychologist   Today we’re getting to know the founder of Proodle Solutions, Shrenik Paras Parmar. Full name: Shrenik Paras Parmar …

Rally Bridge: Going Global

“If you work extremely hard but come off feeling upset about the result – it’s self-destructive. You can hurt yourself. As long as you value the effort you put in yourself, [you will] remain your own best friend” – Johanna Konta It’s that time of year again! Strawberries and cream become a staple, thousands queue for a …

Sainsbury Management Fellows President Becomes an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Engineers in Business Fellowship (EIBF), which awards the Sainsbury Management Fellows MBA scholarships, announced on 17 June that its president, David Falzani, has been appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2017. David Falzani is a beneficiary of the Sainsbury Management Fellows …

Paul Kirkham: Stifling ideas is self-defeating

This week’s blog is written by Paul Kirkham, researcher in the field of Entrepreneurial Creativity at The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Nottingham University Business School. Writing to his rival and fellow polymath Robert Hooke in 1676, Isaac Newton remarked: “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the …

Darinka Burovska: From Introvert to Public Speaking Champion

“Effective communication is delivering the right message, to the right people and at the right time” – Darinka Burovska (MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management) Found it hard to blend in with people from different cultural backgrounds? Looking for tips to improve your communication skills?  This week, we invited our current student Darinka Burovska (MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and …

Engineers in Business: Meet the Winners

”There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.” –  Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society Three undergraduate teams (each comprising engineering students) at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) have won an Engineers in Business Award for developing innovative product concepts …

Ingenuity17 Conference

“Collaboration equals innovation” – Michael Dell Last week, the University of Nottingham’s most iconic building had over 300 entrepreneurs walk through its doors. The Ingenuity17  Conference was a chance for teams to develop their business ideas in a supportive, collaborative and innovative environment. With over 60 mentors with entrepreneurial backgrounds ranging from app creation, brand development, IP …

Meet the team behind The Ingenuity Lab

“It takes two flints to make a fire” – Louisa May Alcott We have had an incredibly exciting few months at The Ingenuity Lab. We established The Ingenuity Competition as the biggest entrepreneurship competition in the UK. The Ingenuity Lab Internship Scheme began helping a range of students gain work experience, and are now beginning to recruit …

Dolly Peters: Acing entrepreneurship

At 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 …

Joined Up Writing: Building a successful business

During Ingenuity17, a range of successful business men and women based in Nottingham and further afield will be mentoring The University of Nottingham’s budding entrepreneurs. Their guidance and advice will be incredibly useful for the students and alumni competing for the £100,000 prize fund. As applications for the competition are now open, we thought we’d begin the BIG …