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…

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?…

Two Creative Futures start-ups unite to deliver on major mental health project!

Our two very own start-ups Saldo and Bluebell Films used our Creative Futures Network to collaborate and deliver on a mental wellbeing project for video gaming giant, Coatsink. Saldo work in mental health, with a goal to deliver well-being programmes using live-streaming technology to suit the new hybrid way of working. Their workshops initially have…

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…

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…

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…

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…