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.



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Clinical Career

Young Entrepreneurs get Inspired

185 young entrepreneurial students have been assisted by the city's Inspired in Nottingham programme over the last two years, developing the potential within the region's business leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. A partnership between The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Central College Nottingham and New College Nottingham, the programme was set up in January 2013 with the aim to help budding entrepreneurs progress their business ideas.

Innovation: it's not rocket science

Imagine you're on a spaceship travelling towards some distant star. One day you glance in the equivalent of your rear-view mirror and see a faster vessel about to overtake you. Professor Martin Binks writes for Clincal Career magazine.

Ultrasonic glove that allows blind people to sense their distance from objects wins award

A prototype of a glove that alerts blind people of the proximity of objects has won first prize in the inaugural Entrepreneurship and Business Competition run by Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) at The University of Nottingham and Engineers in Business Fellowship (EIBF). The SenSei Glove uses ultrasonic sensor technology to provide vibration cues on the distance from objects.
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The Institute provides entrepreneurship education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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

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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 6341
Email: innovation-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk