Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ingenuity Lab benefits

Female Lab members

The Ingenuity Lab creates a stimulating culture of ideas generation and exploration. 

We have two main areas of activity:

Our Lab community

We bring members together to develop peer-to-peer networks as well as offers a regular timetable of events to challenge perceptions, offer greater understanding, and develop the practice of entrepreneurship.

Enterprise start up activity

We support great ideas through encouraging members to take part in competitions such as Ingenuity, YES and Enactus. While our support can help accelerate your ideas into the market place towards entrepreneurial success. 


Lab Member receiving award at Ingenuity Awards Evening

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Here's just some of the ways we can help you get your business started:


Our dynamic community of student and alumni entrepreneurs can get the help they need at the Lab. 


Our advisory surgeries are run by Entrepreneurs in Residence - business professionals who offer confidential advice in areas such as law, accounting, marketing and brand development.


Our experienced business mentors provide you with valuable insights on how to kick-start your venture.


Our events run throughout the year, and range from seminars led by industry experts, to informal networking opportunities where members can get together and share their experiences.


The Ingenuity Lab works in partnership with the University’s Visa and Immigration Office to provide visas for eligible international students who meet Home Office requirements to start a business in the UK.

Internship Scheme

In partnership with the University’s Careers and Employability Service, we offer paid internships to recent graduates to help add value and capacity to fledgling businesses. 



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Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6602
Email: business-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk