Social Enterprise Futures 2021: from 8th November – 8th December, 2021

A digital festival for those who believe that changing how we do business is vital to building a fairer, more sustainable world. Social Enterprise Futures 2021 - running from 8th November - 8th December, 2021 There is a growing consensus that our economic system is failing – unable to deal with the climate emergency or…

Realise your true business potential with the ignite Incubator Programme

John and Nick from TalentTech Recruitment talk about the support they gained from the ignite business incubator programme and how it helped grow their business. University of Warwick Science Park's incubation and business acceleration programmes draw on all of the assets within the Park and our business development team. The ignite programme is a flexible package…

Warwick named University of the Year for Teaching Quality

The University of Warwick has been recognised as the best university in the UK for teaching quality by The Good University Guide, the internationally respected British university rankings guide published by The Sunday Times. We were also recognised as runner up University of the Year. These fantastic results follow on from positive National Student Survey (NSS) results earlier…

A Truly Sustainable Business Supported by Creative Futures

The Creative Futures Incubator supports the region’s creative businesses, helping each start-up harness the wealth of opportunities available to them. More about Creative Futures here "Every year 5 million tonnes of wrapping paper are sent to landfill sites around the UK!" Meet Jessie Danger, (pronounced: anger with a D) a woman on a mission to…

Management Opportunities within the Innovation Group

A chance to join the Warwick Innovation District, at the University of Warwick, as we strive to provide real-world expertise, advice and support services for our academic innovators.Job role: Innovation Development Manager (Closing date: 20th October 2021) Full time, permanent positionWarwick Innovations is the Technology Transfer Office and commercialisation arm of the University of Warwick. Our…

Job Opportunities within the Innovation Group

A chance to join the Warwick Innovation District, at the University of Warwick, as we move into our new Innovation hub. Job role: Innovation Hub Manager (Closing date: 3rd October 2021) 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…

Do you want a career in the video games industry? Careers Event on Saturday 16th October

In-person career opportunities event - Aimed at career 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…