The Duke of York has opened the Ingenuity Lab during a visit to the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC).
The Duke opened the lab on Friday 2 November 2018 while in China on an official visit at the request of Her Majesty’s Government. During his trip, he also undertook a series of engagements in Shenzhen and Ningbo and attended the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE) on Monday 5 November.
The Ingenuity Lab will be the innovation centre for UNNC students and alumni to explore their entrepreneurial ideas and establish their own businesses. It will provide a range of services and activities to create a start-up ecosystem for student entrepreneurship.
At the event, HRH also launched the Ingenuity Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, an innovative event led by UNNC, open to entrepreneurs from UK, China and India. The competition is designed to inspire entrepreneurial solutions at a global scale for start-ups, and to offer a networking opportunity with exposure to international investors, start-up peers and industry professionals.
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