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Innovate People!

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NTU is convening discussions with SME  leaders to co-create and explore ingredients for their organisational recipes for innovation.

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Facilitated by Diana Pasek-Atkinson, Enterprise Adviser Manager, NTU Enterprise, Dryden Enterprise Centre with guest Tristan Hessing.

Diana Pasek-Atkinson has been developing a new programme “Innovate People!” convening discussions with SME leaders to co-create and explore ingredients for their organisational recipes for innovation. You can read more about this in her LinkedIn article Marmite and Miso Investigating Ingredients for Business Innovation

In this session Diana will outline some of the thinking and resources and discuss with Tristan Hessing, who is part of the group, what challenges and possible solutions there are to fostering innovation in business.

NTU Enterprise, based at the new purpose-built Dryden Enterprise Centre offers a range of business support programmes through start-up and growth as well as access to fabulous new facilities for SMEs.

#innovation #smesupport #businesssupport #entrepreneurship #creativity #leadership #creativelearning #entreprenuership #organisationaldevelopment #entreprenuerialmindset

Tristan Hessing

Tristan Hessing is a cultural producer and Nottingham Trent University, Fine Art BA, graduate of 2004. Hessing is currently working in partnership with property developers Blueprint launching a new venue named Future_Makers, as part of the placemaking offer at Trent Basin Makers YardLaunched this month, Future_Makers will see a 9,000 sq ft industrial unit converted into a new street food, drink and live performance venue with an ambitious in house art & design studio. 

In 2004 Hessing co-founded Stand Assembly, a collective of visual artists that formed a collaborative studio on Dakeyne St in the Sneinton area of Nottingham. From 2005-2010 Hessing co founded & co directed Moot, a not-for-profit limited company providing exhibition and event space within Stand Assembly.

Following a relocation of Stand Assembly and Moot to One Thoresby Street premises in 2008, Stand Assembly was later formalised as a not-for-profit limited company in 2011. Trading as One Thoresby Street, Hessing maintained the position as Director throughout until June 2021.

In 2014 Hessing formed a private limited company under his own name, specialising in project management, consultation, custom fabrication and technical facility to the creative industries to include V&A, Southbank Centre, Magnum Photography, and the Korean Culture Centre.

Hessing became a director of The New Midland Group in 2015, a consortium of three artist-led organisations, Backlit, One Thoresby Street andPrimary, working in partnership to develop contemporary visual art in Nottingham.

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