Ingenuity is an annual programme designed to find and help create new social-impact enterprises, led by the University community; including students, alumni, staff and researchers. The aim of the programme is to look at the big social, economic and environmental issues of our time, and use business as a tool to address them. The Ingenuity programme is designed to create impact through enterprise in communities across the UK.
There are a series of Feeder events throughout July and August to launch the Ingenuity 2020 challenges. The events are open to University of Nottingham students, staff and alumni, as well as members of their national network of universities, and partners from the civic, corporate and third sectors. It will be a chance for prospective participants to find out more about the 2020 Challenges, and begin to identify solutions they can carry forward into the programme.
Join Ingenuity 2020 Feeder Events in July and August, and compete for the £20,000 prize fund, funded by Santander Universities. The prize funds with be awarded to the most innovative ideas, £5,000 for each challenge.
Sign up to the feeder events here.
These online events are a great opportunity to find out more about the Challenge you are interested in, hear from national experts, and collaborate with others from your region to begin to identify solutions. Places are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment!
Ingenuity are also offering 10 x £1,500 bursaries for University of Nottingham students and outgoing graduates to support the business idea development over the summer break. This is specifically for students and 2020 graduate from university of Nottingham who can evidence low income or were supported by the Widening Participation team.
Head to the Ingenuity website here for all the information and requirements to be part of it.
Posted on Tuesday 7th July 2020