Business & community news
Office / Creative spaces to hire at NVision, Newton Building Monday 4th February 2013 Our University partners NVision have affordable, short-term office space available immediately to rent within the Newton Building at Avenue Campus, for any local small to medium-sized companies. Things are hotting up for Northampton Business School Friday 1st February 2013 Graduate Ben Rogers was inspired by the way advertising agency Leo Burnett created a graduate incubator agency, building on this idea he approached the Northampton Business School. Government Social Value Act launches today Thursday 31st January 2013 The Social Value Act requires public sector bodies to deliberately seek to get more for their money in terms of local economic and social benefit. University proud to host gala dinner in aid of Northampton Hope Centre Wednesday 30th January 2013 The Park Campus restaurant will be transformed on the evening of Saturday 2 March for a Michelin star standard black tie gala dinner. Dragons Den entrepreneur launches University design competition Wednesday 16th January 2013 BA English and Philosophy graduate and star of Dragons Den, Joe Smith, yesterday (15 January) met current students at the University of Northampton. NBS Partner With Norbert Dentressangle Wednesday 19th December 2012 NBS has worked with Norbert Dentressangle to develop a new course to provide existing management staff with new management techniques. Uno Buses Official Launch Thursday 13th December 2012 Uno buses (Northampton) Ltd was officially launched this week in a joint venture with the University of Hertfordshire. Vice Chancellor Professor Nick Petford was joined by Professor Quintin McKellar CBE, University of Hertfordshire Vice Chancellor at the ribbon cutting ceremony along with Tony Ciaburro Director for Environment, Development and Transport at Northamptonshire County Council and representatives from both Universities. University Signs New Zealand Partnership Thursday 29th November 2012 Northampton Business School links with New Zealand were progressed this week with the official visit of a representative from a consortium of education providers. £330m University Development Agreed Friday 23rd November 2012 A landmark deal has been agreed that could see the University of Northampton move to a new £330m campus in Northampton Town Centre. Research concern over chips with everything Wednesday 28th March 2012 A study by Prof Nada Kakabadse of The University of Northampton and Prof Andrew Kakabadse of Cranfield School of Management reveals public unease about implanting people with microchips. £875,000 boost for University support of Corby businesses Friday 16th March 2012 The University of Northampton’s Business School has been awarded £875,000 from the European Regional Development Fund to deliver the ‘Corby Enterprise Support programme’ until December 2014. Driving innovation and growth: Small firms report university partnership success Tuesday 5th July 2011 Almost three-quarters (74%) of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK have worked with a university or higher education institution (HEI) in the past year, according to research published. Person centred care developed with University assistance Thursday 16th June 2011 A leading provider of care for the elderly in the region, Burlington Care Homes, is implementing a move to person-centred care with the assistance of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). New product development is child's play with Knowledge Transfer Monday 6th June 2011 The development of an innovative new range of children's toys by award winning UK toy company John Crane Ltd, has been made possible by a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). Knowledge Transfer Partnership raises awareness of mental health issues Friday 27th May 2011 A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) through The University of Northampton is helping the National Association of Independent Schools and Non-maintained Special Schools (NASS). Knowledge Transfer helps logistics company go green Thursday 26th May 2011 A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) from The University of Northampton is helping global logistics company, Knights of Old Ltd, to reduce its impact on the environment. Transfer of knowledge proves instrumental to securing innovation Thursday 12th May 2011 An innovative new valve for the oil and gas industry by industrial instruments experts Orange Instruments Ltd of Northampton has been developed with the assistance of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) through The University of Northampton. University signs partnership with The Young Foundation Thursday 21st April 2011 The University of Northampton has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Young Foundation. Seminar tackles community rights, referendums and neighbourhood plans Tuesday 19th April 2011 Neighbourhood plans, referendums and new community rights will be under the spotlight at this week’s planning and regeneration seminar in Northampton. University Knowledge Transfer helps provide alternative to landfill Tuesday 19th April 2011 The University of Northampton is helping one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facilities to reduce landfill waste in the East Midlands.