Local Young Talent Festival / 1st – 30th May 2021

A new and exciting indie festival bringing small businesses and the creative community together. We are proud to share that two businesses from the first cohort of the Creative Futures Incubator have collaborated and secured funding from Warwickshire County Council. The Tech Challenge fund focusses on reinvigorating the high street and supporting retail, leisure and…

Start-up Scheme – Calling all entrepreneurs in the making!

The Start-up Scheme is limited to a maximum of 20 graduates per year and is only open to either international graduates or current international students of the University of Warwick.Could you be our next Graduate Entrepreneur? If you are an overseas graduate with viable, innovative and scalable business idea, you may be eligible to enter the…

The search is on for doctoral students to help research our best response to global pandemics

Recruitment for 30 new PhD pandemic research scholarships has opened at University of Warwick thanks to over £3 million in donations.The newly created Institute for Global Pandemic Planning is looking for new doctoral students to research the best ways for global leaders to respond to pandemics. Apply Here The 30 research scholarships have been made…

LinkedIn Masterclass Webinar: Thursday 6th May 2021 – How do you build your online presence?

LinkedIn is by far the most professional-led social media platform available. Launched in 2002 as the world’s global networking tool, the platform has just seen its latest upgrade now facilitating relationships with over 500 million people globally.Free Webinar: Thursday 6th May 2021, 09:30 -11:00 am BST Free Tickets About This EventThis in-depth ‘how-to’ workshop will…

Telecoms giant joins Skyfarer’s drone delivery consortium

Coventry business Skyfarer is leading a consortium including telecoms giant O2, to enhance the pathology network in the UK.The programme, which will also focus on COVID supplies, will create a new drone network infrastructure, providing a quicker and likely greener form of medical transport across England - Helping to speed up patient response and sample…

CATCH-UP: Work with Us: Join our new Health & Wellbeing Incubator

The University of Warwick is building the West Midlands Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network (WMHWIN). WMHWIN will help in posing challenges and supporting solutions across the health and related landscape. With support from the West Midlands Combined Authority, and collaboration across University of Warwick, Bruntwood SciTech, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, and Warwick Medical School.We are…

Meet the new businesses we’re proudly supporting

Creative Futures Incubator - Cohort Two is Coming to Town!There’s something exciting happening in Leamington Spa, the town with the largest creative cluster outside of Greater London. There’s a rustle in the leaves of trees lining the wide boulevards, a skip in the step of people, whether out for their daily exercise or “out out,”…

£8 million government boost for manufacturers across England to go digital

New government funding for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them modernise, go digital and create new jobs. The funding, part of the government’s Made Smarter Adoption programme, will support up to 1,000 small and medium sized manufacturers, across the North West, North East, Yorkshire and the Humber and the West Midlands regions,…

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021: 15th May 2021 – Imagine being able to say… “I was part of that”

Coventry UK City of Culture Trust reaffirmed its commitment to present a year long celebration of the city, with several major and ambitious undertakings planned. An update on preparations, which starts on 15 May 2021 and runs for 12 months was announced recently. While the country continues to face major challenges, Coventry City of Culture…

Building a business with support from Warwick’s Creative Futures Incubator programme

Beth and Dom from Common Story, a content creation company in Leamington Spa, talk about their business, their experience with the University of Warwick’s Creative Futures Incubator, and life at 1 Mill Street. What vital support did they gain? And how to grow in such challenging times? Picture Above: Beth and Dom registering the company in Dom's…

Teenage YouTuber to media entrepreneur – What business support is available for you?

A media business in Coventry, run by teenage entrepreneur James Cousins, has expanded into bigger offices after taking on three new team members and diversifying into new markets.Read on to learn more about how Warwick Innovation District support local business and young start-ups, what support is available to you, and where to find funding and…

Generating Impact from Your Research – Workshops: New dates to be confirmed

The Warwick i2i Programme is aimed at early career researchers and PhD students who would like to start exploring the impact of their research and potential commercial opportunities arising from it. These online workshops will involve a mixture of interactive presentations and group activities, providing you with the foundations for building impact from your research. For…

Cell-Freezing Market to be transformed by University of Warwick Spin-Out CryoLogyx

Congratulations to Dr Thomas Congdon, our first Deep Tech innovator of the year! Tom is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of CryoLogyx - The University of Warwick spin-out company has been awarded £300k from InnovateUK to build on research emerging from Professor Matthew Gibson’s laboratories, based in both the Department of Chemistry and Warwick Medical…

CATCH-UP: Key Lessons for Start-up Success | Deep Tech Webinar

How Mission, Magic and Masses Can Supercharge Your Growth. Helping entrepreneurs to grow their business, inspire investment, and gain new partners and customers. Webinar and Q&A hosted by Deep Tech Innovation Centre Event now Closed https://youtu.be/n0UG4AdBlDE This presentation will help you address your growth challenges. When seeking customers, investors and access to partners and experts,…

Creative Futures Incubator – Support for Creative & Digital business

Calling all start-ups or creative businesses looking for opportunities to aid and support your growth. Creative Futures Incubator offers a unique package of space and support for businesses across the creative industries. Enquire Here How does the Creative Futures Incubator support creative & digital start-up business? To learn more watch the video below, with Creative…