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  • Business Minded Engineers win £240,000 of MBA Scholarships

    Eight young engineers who demonstrated leadership skills and the drive to reach senior management level early in their careers have been awarded a Sainsbury Management Fellows (SMF) scholarship to study for an MBA degree. Each engineer receives £30,000, bringing this year’s scholarship...

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  • SMFs Donate £2m to Help Young Engineers into the Boardroom

    An initial £2 million has been donated by Sainsbury Management Fellows to help professional young engineers become entrepreneurs and business leadership in blue-chip companies. Twenty-eight years ago Lord Sainsbury of Turville had the vision of getting  more professional engineers onto UK...

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  • Lord Sainsbury Hosts ‘Thank You’ Dinner for SMF Donors

    Lord Sainsbury with guests at the EIBF Donors’ Dinner:  Standing (L-R) Will Averdieck, David Falzani, James Raby, Lord Sainsbury, Ean Lewin, Nigel Wallbridge, Adam Bazire.   Seated(L-R) Mike Gansser-Potts, Simon Bonini, Imoni Akpofure, David Weston, William Burton, Henning von...

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  • Entrepreneur & Business Competition Gives Engineers More Business Skills

    Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) is running the Engineers in Business Competition for the third year, giving business and engineering students the opportunity to enter the ideas they create for their Entrepreneurship & Business (E&B) studies into the competition. Sponsored by...

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  • Companies Cling to the Hard Hat to Promote Engineers – Engineering Students not Impressed

    Sainsbury Management Fellows' 2016 Hard Hat Index reveals the resilience of the hard hat as the symbol of engineering. Despite leading figures in the engineering community and engineering students calling for the hard hat to be banned from promotional and educational material, it remains dominant,...

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  • Plants do talk – PhytlSigns lets us listen in

    SMF Nigel Wallbridge launches Kickstarter campaign for new technology that lets plants communicate with you – and the possibilities are far reaching PhytlSigns – an innovative and unique piece of wearable tech for plants, is a plant monitor unlike any other – because it specifically...

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  • £270K SMF Scholarships Awarded to Engineers for MBA Study

    Aerospace design specialist Sinead O’Sullivan is one of nine young engineers to share £270,000 worth of Sainsbury Management Fellows scholarships to study for an MBA at a leading business school. The Sainsbury Management Fellows (SMF) scheme enables awardees to add business skills to their...

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  • FIRE1 Closes Series B Financing and Appoints SMF Conor Hanley as CEO

    DUBLIN, Ireland, April 12, 2016 – Foundry Innovation & Research 1, Ltd. (“FIRE1”) today announced it has closed its Series B financing, appointed Conor Hanley as President and CEO, and added other new senior leaders to its team including John Britton, Vice President of Commercial...

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  • Engineers in Business Awards

    Engineers in Business Awards made for New Polo Mallet Head, Magic Bin and Low-Cost Bottled Water for Poor Communities The winning team showing off their new mallet head prototype. Nottingham University Business School’s Engineers in Business competition, which is sponsored and judged by...

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  • SMF Appointed CEO at Seafish

    Sainsbury Management Fellow, Marcus Coleman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Seafish from Compass Point Business Services where, as Managing Director, he led a multi-disciplinary organisation with a staff of 250 and a client base of more than 200,000 Lincolnshire...

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  • Wednesday, 19 April 2017

    What to avoid on your graduate job hunt

     With more people going to university than ever before, the graduate job market is incredibly competitive. It’s pushing firms to demand that candidates arrive at a job interview not only with a deg

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  • Wednesday, 8 March 2017

    Understanding the ingenuity process

    David Falzani, SMF President and honorary professor of entrepreneurship at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) takes us through NUBS’ ingenuity process which is at the heart of its entrepr

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