From diversity comes innovation: Opportunities for knowledge sharing and outreach activities in Malaysia

For over two decades, the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI) has been at the forefront of creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Nottingham. HGI aims to make entrepreneurial skills accessible to the wider society by promoting responsible entrepreneurship through different initiatives such as the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme …

Purpose-driven businesses – Dr Terri Holloway

This blog is written by Dr Terri Holloway, Manager of the Ingenuity Lab When you think of the Ingenuity Lab, you might picture a gorgeous Google-like space, where student and alumni entrepreneurs develop businesses —and yes that’s quite an accurate description of what we are. Our bike tyre-shaped building, specially designed to honour the rich …

Innovation doesn’t happen in isolation – YES collaborates with TALENT

This blog is written by Dr Hannah Noke, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Haydn Green Institute.  “Rethinking the future” is the mantra for the 2022 Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES). For the past 27 years, teams of PhD candidates and post-docs have come together to learn how research ideas can be commercialised and …

Pitch to Win returns!

In June, the Ingenuity Lab will be running the third edition of our pitching competition, Pitch to Win, where members get the chance to present their business pitches to an expert panel for the chance to win a top prize of £1000! To enter, Ingenuity Lab members had to submit an elevator video pitch, and …

HGI presents: Ingenuity Fund Fest!

In June, the Ingenuity Lab and Ingenuity Programme are teaming up to deliver Ingenuity Fund Fest, a month-long series of events designed to support exciting new ventures and provide next-stage funding to existing start-ups. The programme of events is centred around the National Ingenuity Showcase at the university’s Power of Partnerships conference on the 17 …

Responding to real-world challenges: MSc students complete Entrepreneurship Project

Every year in the spring semester, our MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management students take part in a group project, working alongside a local business or social enterprise. It’s important for a budding entrepreneur to be able to respond quickly and appropriately to challenges that arise in a business, and the Entrepreneurship Project is a perfect …

Meet the Ingenuity Lab member breaking down barriers in Medicine

In February, Ingenuity Lab member Miranda Ntorinkansah was invited to speak on the student panel for the Midlands Racial Equality in Medicine 2022 Conference. Hosted by the University of Warwick, the MREM conference was designed to bring together medical schools in the Midlands to tackle racial inequalities and close the attainment gap in medicine. Miranda, …

Promoting Young STEMM Women’s Entrepreneurial Activities – Sahattaya Achtzehn

Here at the Haydn Green Institute, we’re committed to progressing equality, diversity and inclusion in the world of entrepreneurship. Central to this is a focus on women entrepreneurs, both in our academic research and in our practical support via the Ingenuity Lab, Ingenuity Programme and Young Entrepreneurs Scheme. At the intersection of HGI’s research and …

Young Entrepreneurs Scheme: Life is all about people – connections really do matter!

This blog is written by Young Entrepreneurs Scheme Manager, Tracey Hassall-Jones. The people in your network can really make a difference in helping you achieve your goals and ambitions and it’s never too early to start engaging and making those all-important connections. An African proverb says: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If …

Nottingham to host inaugural ISBE Spring Symposium

We’re delighted to be hosting the inaugural Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) ECR/ECA Spring Symposium at Jubilee Campus on 28 April 2022. Our first in-person conference in over two years, the symposium will aim to assist early career researchers in their career development through developing both their current research for publication and their …