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  • Say YES to awesomeness!
    The Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) has been in existence for 22 years and its alumni surpasses 5,400. ”Having been personally involved for all but one of those years, many people ask me ‘why?’. The answer is a simple one and a word used regularly by my five year old nephew describes the reason why perfectly ... 
  • A friend and advocate of YES is heading home
    I first met Dr Martino Picardo ten years ago when he was Managing Director of the University of Manchester Innovation Company (UMIC); a company set up by the university to manage all incubation facilities ...
  • YES gave me the confidence to understand the value of my skills
    Recommended to take part in YES by her peers, and never to shrink away from a challenge, Amelia Bulcock talks about her personal experience including teamwork; the skills gained; enhancing her CV ...
  • A manifesto for nurturing innovation
    We need to be creative in thinking about how we educate in order to provide researchers with the interdisciplinary skills that are required in their future career paths
  • Nurturing teamwork
    It is vital to learn how to operate as part of a team, to utilise the skills of those around you or balance out differing priorities within the team to achieve the common goal
  • Financial awareness
    Being financially aware is an important life-lesson, whether it's looking after your own money or that of someone you work for. But it doesn’t always come easy
  • Protecting your innovation
    Intellectual Property (IP) used to be viewed as a specialised field of interest primarily to lawyers. But in today’s world, where ideas and innovation are the driving forces, IP has become a key factor in the success of businesses globally.
  • Follow in the footsteps of giants
    Want to follow in the footsteps of the great and the good of science? For the third year running, the YES Competitions' final is being held at the Royal Society, London, whose previous Fellows have included Newton, Darwin, Einstein and Hawking.
  • We all need to protect our planet, but how would you do it?
    Everywhere we look, the media bombards us with the fact that if we do not make some radical changes to the way we live, the planet and the life upon it will not survive.

Young Entrepeneurs Scheme

  • Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Nottingham University Business School
  • Jubilee Campus
  • Nottingham, NG8 1BB