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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...

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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...

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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...

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  • Hard Hats Give Engineers a Bad Image

    Sainsbury Management Fellows has launched its 2015 Hard Hat Index which shows that the engineering sector is still firmly wedded to using hard hat images to promote engineers and...

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  • Wheel Manufacturer Dymag to Broaden Market

    High-performance Wheel Manufacturer Dymag to Broaden Market with New Investment - exciting business development from SMF, Chris Shelley, CEO at Dymag. Boundary...

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  • SMF Launches Engineers in Business Student Innovation Award

    SMF is sponsoring Nottingham University Business School’s Engineers in Business Award. Developed collaboratively by NUBS and SMF, last year’s successful pilot produced six unique product concepts...

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  • Ultrasonic Glove that Allows Blind People to Sense Distance from Objects Wins Award

    A prototype of a glove that alerts blind people of the proximity of objects has won first prize in the inaugural Entrepreneurship and Business Competition run by Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) at The University...

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  • Libertine Selected for Clean & Cool Mission to San Francisco

    Sam Cockerill, Founder-CEO of Libertine FPE is a Sainsbury Management Fellow Libertine is one of sixteen promising cleantech SMEs selected for the Clean & Cool Mission to San Francisco to connect with prospective investors, partners and customers. The week-long Read More


  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Why Do Companies Prefer MBA Graduates?

    In a business landscape that is becoming ever more complex and difficult to navigate, a company’s ability to hire assets is important. Although candidates with business degrees are becoming more and

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  • Friday, 8 November 2019

    Do we Love or Loathe Targeted Marketing?

    Our latest survey followed up a recent blog entitled, ‘Behavioural Science: Who Decides What We Buy’ which looked at the complex marketing choices facing businesses looking at the best ways to mar

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