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18 Feb

Public sector contracts probed in first Quarterly Economic Survey

The extent to which smaller firms are able to access public sector contracts is being probed in the first East Midlands Chamber* Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) of the year.

18 Feb

Business space available at at1.SPACE

Unique space available at1.SPACE Located on Triumph Road, NG7, next to the Nottingham University Jubilee Campus and the QMC hospital.

18 Feb

New facility will improve patient care by speeding up medical product development

Plans have been submitted for a new facility focusing on the commercialisation of medical devices and technologies, which is seeking major D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership funding.

Enterprising ideas to transform our future: Ingenuity19 needs you!

More than 1/3 children in Nottingham live in poverty, and 5.2million women in the UK live in poverty. How could you change this?

Ingenuity19 is looking for young people (18+) from around Nottingham, with bright ideas for how we can create real, lasting social change through non-profit, scalable activity.

If you are running an organisation, or wish to start a business or social initiative that can help tackle poverty in Nottingham, we want to hear from you.

Through the Nottingham City Community Bursary, you’ll be able to enter Ingenuity19 free of charge and have access to (see the Ingenuity19 website for more details):

  • The inspirational Future Communities Summit
  • 2 ideas generation events
  • 6-week enterprise skills programme
  • 22+ keynote speakers
  • 50+ hours skills and training
  • £150k+ prize fund to turn your idea into a reality

Through Ingenuity19, we want to accelerate the development of your ideas, and provide you with a support network of Nottingham-based entrepreneurs, business people, charities and industry mentors who can help you build your idea.

As well as access to the main events, you will also have:

  • Lunch and refreshments at the Future Communities Summit
  • Mentoring opportunities from industry experts, giving you insight and expertise to build your ideas at the Summit
  • Database of Ingenuity19 online resources, providing you with exclusive access to essential information needed to progress your idea into a financially-sustainable product or service
  • Additional seminars and lectures from industry, academic and thought leaders in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation

Ready to get involved and shape the future?

Register through the Nottingham City Community form here:

If you’d like further information on the Ingenuity19 programme, or have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Smith at