Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A University Enterprise Zone

The University of Nottingham is one of four University Enterprise Zones (UEZs) across England. UEZs aim to encourage universities to strengthen their roles as strategic partners in local growth and to stimulate development of incubator space for small businesses. 

The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports these aims with its work and research around the development of enterprise and entrepreneurial skills, innovation and understanding of the commercialisation of research.



Latest news

Postgraduate Venture Challenge 2014 winner

Nottingham students cash in with innovative business ideas

The University of Nottingham recently held its first business plan competition aimed specifically at postgraduates, boasting a total prize fund of £75,000. The competition was sponsored by Santander Universities, Nottingham CityCare Partnership and Nottingham City Council. The top prize winners included a young farmer introducing a new crop to the UK, a team of Crop Biotechnology graduates detecting foodborne diseases, a university student recruitment company and a team who have developed a solar powered cooker.

Visiting Scholars to enhance entrepreneurship teaching at Nottingham

The University of Nottingham's Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is further expanding its expertise thanks to the appointment of two Visiting Scholars, Maggie O'Carroll, founder and CEO of The Women's Organisation, and Dr Maura McAdam, Senior Lecturer in Management at Queen's University Belfast.

Innovation, healthcare and hidden potential

Professor Simon Mosey writes for Clincal Career magazine about the idea that everyone is an innovator and how simple ideas can make an extraordinary difference in the healthcare sector. The quest to do more with less demands a top-to-bottom acknowledgment that everyone is capable of contributing to the innovation process – and, just as imperatively, that everyone deserves a voice.
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Group of postgraduate students studying in the Business School South

The institute provides entrepreneurship education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Postgraduate options include the MSc Entrepreneurship, cross-disciplinary masters courses and the MBA Entrepreneurship.

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Event on the bridge Sir Colin Campbell Building

Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange – Future Gazing and Future Shaping

In this breakfast event, futurist Christopher Barnatt returns to explore the application of future studies as a business tool. In particular he will focus on the business impact of increasing resource scarcity, rising localisation, re-distributed manufacturing, and associated new technologies.
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Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

Tel: +44 (0) 115 951 5273
Fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6650
Email: innovation-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk