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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

  • SMF Made CBE in New Year Honours List

    We are delighted to announce that one of our most active Fellows in the SMF Alumni, Anne Richards, Chief Investment Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management, has been named CBE in the New Year Honours List. This is in...

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  • £300,000 MBA Scholarships will Help Engineers Become Business Leaders

    Sainsbury Management Fellows (SMF) has awarded £300,000 in scholarships to ten high-flying engineers to take their MBA at international business schools including INSEAD, IMD, LBS and MIT. Each engineer receives £30,000...

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  • Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    Behavioural Science: Who Decides What We Buy?

    Who decides what we buy?  It’s a chicken and egg debate. Innovation, improvement and creation of products and services are produced, on the face of it, for the benefit of the consumer. We assume th

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  • Monday, 7 January 2019

    Finding the Right Talent for your Business

    A company is only as good as the people in it but how, in an ever-changing and developing recruitment environment, do you get the most talented and most fitting candidates to walk through your door? M

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