Do you want a career in the video games industry?

In-person careers opportunities event - Aimed at careers changers, young professionals and students. Come along and hear why Leamington Spa is one of the UK games industry’s biggest hubs and find out about career opportunities in the region. ScreenSkills is working with Creative Futures part of the University of Warwick, NextGen Skills Academy, BGI, Into Games and regional organisations…

Midlands ICURe (Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research) Deadline near!

Midlands ICURe is designed for research teams from all UK universities with commercially-promising ideas, with potential funding of up to £30k! Programme deadline is near - Cohort H is now open for applications until noon 27th September 2021 - The last full 6 month 2-stage ICURe programme of this year.Do you have a commercially-promising idea?…

Save the Date: Celebrating the vibrant spirit of Women In Tech – Thursday 7th October 2021

A unique opportunity to highlight and recognise the ongoing contribution of women to the tech sector Book Tickets The Midlands Women In Tech Awards promote a gender balanced workforce across the tech sector. Supporting and acknowledging women in tech by highlighting and recognising their great achievements.Helping to ensure an ongoing involvement and engagement of women in…

Win £25,000 support to help start, grow or revive your small business

Business Boost - Small business, big impact Few have been hit harder by Covid-19 than the self-employed. The pandemic will cost small business owners £22,461 on average – and for many it could take years to get back on track. But small businesses are the beating heart of the UK economy, accounting for 99% of…

Meet our new innovators from the West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network

The West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network is a partnership between the University of Warwick, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and Bruntwood Sci Tech. This newly formed partnership aims to discover businesses that solve real healthcare challenges and guide them through the development process. Participating businesses will have the chance to collaborate directly with…

Grants available if your business was effected by the national lockdowns.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Funding Round 4. The grant aims to support local businesses that were affected by the national lockdowns. Apply Here Aimed at business rate payers who were not forced to close but suffered a significant loss in income, or non-business rate payers who suffered a loss in income.New Applicants funding application window…

Two-day celebration of esports – Bringing the esports community together at Warwick

The University of Warwick is set to celebrate the opening of it's new Esports Centre with a special two-day celebration of esports and technological innovation in our region. Following an official opening for the press and regional stakeholders on 14th September (10.00-13.00), guests will be welcomed to the Esports Centre on 15th September (14.00-17.00) for…

Don’t struggle on your own – Need support to grow your Deep Tech business?

Support for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs - Access to leading University of Warwick resources and networks of mentors and inventors. The Deep Tech Innovation Centre (DTIC), part of the Warwick Innovation District, is focused on inspiring, educating and incubating the next generation of innovation founders. DTIC support aspirational entrepreneurs looking to build innovative businesses with…

The real challenges that the NHS needs businesses to solve

The West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network (WMHWIN) have launched the Cohort 1 challenges. Cohort 1 of the West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network will focus on finding businesses that solve five key challenge areas that have been defined by Challenge Owners within the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. Each Challenge Area could…

Five new local businesses gain support from Creative Futures Incubator

Cohort 3 announcement: Helping local business to thrive and adapt in these challenging times. The Creative Futures Incubator celebrates the strength and range of the region’s creative businesses, helping each start-up harness the wealth of opportunities available to them.Congratulations to the chosen five businesses, who will have 6 months free access to 1 Mill Street…

Sustainable Manufacturing Insights Webinar series – 7th Sept – 5th Oct

WMG and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult are partnering with NatWest to provide insights into sustainable manufacturing. This webinar series is aimed at the UK manufacturing sector and those interested in adopting sustainable business practices. There will be the opportunity to interact with like-minded organisations, share best practice and discuss the opportunities for UK manufacturing.…

Warwick involved in new Megalab now open in Leamington Spa to bolster fight against Covid-19

Opportunities for collaboration, including research and professional training. Providing placements and training opportunities for students. The University has been delighted to be asked to assist with this national initiative to help combat the pandemic and to be involved with the opening of the UK's first megalab (now named the Rosalind Franklin Laboratory in Royal Leamington…

Environmental Sustainability | Earth Overshoot Day: 29th July 2021 – There is no planet B

What is Earth Overshoot Day? Thursday 29th July has been marked as Earth Overshoot Day. This day is not a commonly known day to many across the planet - simple put, we are consuming and destroying too much for our planet to remain habitable.Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources…

Exhibit your business at the next Midlands Business Network LIVE Expo, new date Wednesday 6th October 2021

Exhibiting is one of the most effective marketing tools available to you. Having a visual presence at The Midlands Business Network Exhibition will give you exposure to an audience of over 1,000 businesses giving you the platform to sell and create business relationships with your target audience. New date: Wednesday 6 October 2021, 10:00 am…

Calling all West Midlands creatives! TV Production Bootcamp by Create Central – Deadline 8th August, 2021

Kick-start your career NOW! Are you looking for an exciting career in production? Then the TV PRODUCTION BOOTCAMP is for you! Apply Here West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), Create Central and Solihull College & University Centre have come together to develop a fantastic opportunity for those who want a career in the TV and digital media industry.…