University of Warwick to host UK’s first in-person Typing Tournament

The Warwick Esports Typing Championship finals will be hosted out of Warwick Uni’s esports centre Warwick Esports will be hosting a competitive speed-typing tournament, with a UK-first live finals,out of the University of Warwick’s new Esports Centre on Saturday the 29th of January. Thetournament will bring together the best typists from across the UK (with…

Poolbeg Pharma licences first-in-class broad spectrum RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections from the University of Warwick

Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, 'Poolbeg' or the 'Company'), a clinical stage infectious disease pharmaceutical company with a capital light clinical model, has in-licenced a novel, first-in-class RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections developed at the University of Warwick Poolbeg has secured an exclusive licence to this dual antiviral prophylactic and therapeutic candidate, which is at a late-pre-clinical development…

Do you need business support and a dedicated space to operate?

What does 2022 hold for you and your business? Could you do with some free extra support and a dedicated space to operate? We are looking for the next FIVE early-stage businesses to join our Creative Futures incubator.Open to any creative start-ups in the West Midlands, this offers a unique opportunity to join a collaborative community at 1…

Job Opportunities! Are you an experienced Events Manager?

A chance to join the Warwick Innovation District, at the University of Warwick, to help inspire innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship. Job role: Innovation Events Officer (Closing date: 4th Jan 2022) Permanent position, 36.5 hours per week.The University of Warwick is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and versatile Manager to join the Innovation Group. A truly pivotal…

How does the West Midlands Health & Wellbeing Innovation Network support new start-ups and the NHS?

The West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network (WMHWIN) is focussed on creating real world impact in Healthcare through innovation. The first cohort of the programme which kicked off in October 2021 has delivered on this aim by bringing together an ecosystem of innovators who are making excellent progress to solve the challenges of Waste…

The company on a mission to revolutionise marine propulsion supported by Minerva Business Angels

Ecomar is on a mission to radically reduce marine pollution with zero emission engines. The ambitious project is the result of three years of research and two years of development as a company. It is aiming to eliminate noxious emissions by replacing one million polluting outboard engines within 10 years and cut one million tonnes…

Warwick Esports helps launch UK’s only University Hearthstone League (UKUHL)

The UKUHL prepare for their first live finals at the University of Warwick In September NSE (National Student Esports) announced that they would no longer be continuing their regular Hearthstone leagues and cups. Not willing to let university Hearthstone fall to the wayside, students and alumni from the University of Warwick have banded together to…

From local to global: We talked to Simon Rothwell about his entrepreneurial journey

What advice would an entrepreneur who has built a global business give to new start-ups? Supported by the ignite business support programme - helping owners/managers of innovation-led businesses realise their company aspirations. We recently chatted to Simon Rothwell about his success and what's next after selling the company. Watch the video interview here. https://youtu.be/VN2HjQYkTig Read…

Warwick i2i Programme online workshops 2022

Do you need support to commercialise your research? Innovation to Impact is a development programme for Early Career Researchers (ECRs), PhD and masters students, offering the opportunity to develop commercial skills through a series of bespoke workshops, alongside one-to-one support and guidance on developing impact strategies and market opportunities. Apply here Are you interested in?…

Warwick Innovation Day: Thursday 11th November 2021

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the University of Warwick is showcasing the Warwick Innovation District and it's new space in Junction As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the University of Warwick is showcasing the Warwick Innovation District and It’s new space in Junction. Join us on Thursday 11th November 2021, in person, or online by…

The series of Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up webinars are back. 

These webinars will help you plan how to raise investment for your business. About the WebinarsIn the webinars you will learn the key factors that make your business attractive to an investor. We will provide guidance on how to know when your product or service is ready to be pitched to investors. The importance of…

New NatWest Accelerator hub to open at University of Warwick  

A new and exciting collaboration between NatWest Business and the University of Warwick helping to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to grow and develop. First cohort being recruited First NatWest Accelerator on UK University Campus Programmes for High Growth, Fintech, and Purpose-led businesses  NatWest and the University of Warwick are opening a new business Accelerator hub on the University’s campus, with the focus on supporting and…

How Business Incubation helps Accelerate your Business Growth

Our Deep Tech entrepreneurs get access to leading university resources, and fantastic networks of mentors and investors who join them early on their journey. The Deep Tech Innovation Centre inspires, educates and incubates aspiring deep tech founders, who want to create a sustainable business built on data science, artificial intelligence or emerging technologies. Learn more…

Funding competition: Circular economy for SMEs

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to research, test and develop step-change circular economy approaches. Competition opens: Monday 11 October 2021Competition closes: Wednesday 8 December 2021 11:00am DescriptionInnovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1 million in circular economy innovation projects.This funding forms part of…

Winning and Retaining Customers Webinar – Friday 5th November 2021

To some it seems to come easy, to others it feels like an elusive mystery. The truth is winning and retaining customers is generally a hard won battle. Winning & Retaining Customers Webinar Hosted by Business Ready - Friday 5th November 2021, 09:30 – 11:00 GMTAbout this eventThis highly interactive webinar reveals that although there…