diverse group of creative-looking people working together



Ingenuity is a network of leading universities, corporates, small and medium sized enterprises, as well as public and third sector organisations.

We work together to tackle key social and environmental issues through enterprise.

Over the coming weeks we will be announcing a range of new partners who are joining us to drive change nationally and regionally.

National Partners
Ingenuity is working with the following partners who support the programme through philanthropic donations which help us support the next generation of impact entrepreneurs:
Challenge Partners

We are excited to be partnering with leading organisations and charities to create a range of challenges that will offer insight and focus across the programme. At this time it is vital that we all pull in the same direction – working closely with these national organisations will ensure we create solutions that add value to existing provision. Our Challenge Partners are:


Charity challenge partner logos – albion foundation, birmingham city council, centre for ageing better, crisis, engineers in business fellowship, groundwork,  nottingham city council, notts county foundation, notts forest foundation

University Partners

We are delighted to be working with the following universities and local government partners to deliver Ingenuity. The programme is open to all students, staff, graduates and researchers from the following institutions, as well as members of the community from surrounding areas.


university partner logos – hosts: university of gloucestershire, university of nottingham, sussex innovation centre, warwick innovation district, and contributors: bath spa, birmingham city, bournemouth, coventry, de montfort leicester, derby, loughborough, Nottingham trent, solent, birmingham, bristol, chichester, leicester, lincoln, portsmouth, southhampton, UWE bristol, wolverhampton

Delivery Partner

Ingenuity is pleased to be partnering with Indigo Mentoring and its software LadderTech. Mentoring is a key element of the Ingenuity Programme and is crucial for our innovators in the development their ideas. LadderTech will better enable us to offer our mentoring online, a necessity this year due to the pandemic.

LadderTech logo


We also work with a number of organisations throughout the UK, such as local government, national charities, and football clubs, who contribute to our Develop Platform and Challenge Summits. Our Ingenuity Contributors include:


Age Uk, alzheimer’s society, BCFC community trust, brighton and hove city council, Bristol housing festival, british business bank, coast to capital growth hub, coventry and warwickshire LEP, D2N2 derby and notts, EMH group, Forster communications, g-first LEP, golden key bristol, green alliance, health exchange, landor and fitch, mind, olio, on side, sanctus, scope, solent LEP, sussex wildlife trust, sustainability west midlands, the health foundation, UnLtd, youth employment UK

We would like to thank all the partners of Ingenuity for their support and enthusiasm for the Ingenuity Programme.
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