University of Nottingham

Key dates

Opportunity status


Part I - Know-how

Online 3-5pm led by industry experts -
sessions will be recorded


Session 1

  • Requirements of a business plan
  • Protecting inventions

20 September


Session 2

  • Commercial and marketing strategies
  • Raising and managing finance

27 September

Part II - Mentoring Online mentoring sessions 3-5pm with industry experts
some flexi in the scheduling

Session 1

  • Intellectual property
11 October

Session 2

  • Business development
18 October

Session 3

  • Finance
25 October
Part III - Pitching 

Face to face 10am-5pm before a panel of industry experts -
participants opt to pitch business idea at one innovation centre


GSK, Stevenage Campus

15 November

Energy, engineering and environmental
Nottingham Science Park

22 November

Sustainable agriculture

Syngenta, Jealott’s Hill International Research Centre

29 November
  Food and drink
Mondelēz International’s Global Technical Centre, Bournville
06 December
Showcase Face to face celebration for all at the Royal Society in London 31 January


Your Entrepreneurs Scheme

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