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 on Thursday 16th September, Leicester.

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. Date: Thursday 16th September, 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.…

Pivoting and Scaling Up Your Start-up Business: Opportunity Innovation Challenge Event – 5th August, 2021

Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) host an online session for both students, staff and external business. This free webinar will give you tips on how to start, scale or pivot your business - hosted via Microsoft Teams. Date: Thursday 5th August 2021, 1:30pm - 3pm Free Tickets Here The WMG Accelerator helps your early-stage venture find…

4D Biomaterials secures £1.6m funding used for 3D printing medical implants

New research has demonstrated the viability of 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration following implantation. 4D Biomaterials, which has developed a new biomaterial used for 3D printing medical implants, has completed a £1.6m funding round.The investment was led by DSW Ventures and backed by the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage…

MSDUK 2021 (Minority Supplier Development UK) Innovation Challenge – 12th July deadline

Are you an ethnic minority business or a founder with a new idea that can make our world a better place? Get your ideas in front of global brands and investors. Apply for the MSDUK Innovation Challenge to bring your ideas to the front, get noticed by industry and the business world and win exciting…

Apprenticeships Minister opens £10 million WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre, at the University of Warwick

On Thursday 17th June 2021 Gillian Keegan MP, the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, formally opened the WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre, at the University of Warwick. The WMG Degree Apprenticeship Centre was awarded £10 million funding from the Government’s Local Growth Fund through the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP). The new Centre provides…

Covid-19 testing centre opens inside new innovation centre at University of Warwick

Despite the pandemic Warwick Innovation District has been busy preparing a new space for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Warwick. Centered around the new facilities in our newly refurbished building, Junction, we bring together academics, staff, businesses, founders, and investors, to start, scale and pivot businesses, while helping students gain the opportunity to experiment…

Funding competition and help to start your own business – Young Innovators Awards 2021/22 – Deadline 28th July.

Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality, which includes a grant for £5,000, a living allowance, and tailored business support. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £460,000 in young innovators with this competition. The aim of this competition is to find a…

One of our Creative Futures members selected as a Preferred Supplier for Coventry City of Culture 2021

Congratulations to Blunt & Brave a member of the Creative Futures incubator based at 1 Mill Street. Blunt & Brave is a multi-disciplinary, Warwickshire based, brand and content agency created to nurture sustainable and socially-conscious brands with bold aspirations and a big thirst to grow. We are extremely excited to announce that we have been…

5PRING | Smart Cities Accelerator Webinar: developing and scaling 5G innovations – 14th June

The Smart Cities challenge will provide start-ups and other small businesses with support in developing and scaling 5G innovations targeted at the health, social, public and transport sectors. This includes developing ‘Smart City’ solutions to support health and wellbeing, digital experiences, smart parking, journey planning, waste management and many more. Join this webinar to learn…

Warwick Enterprise Summer Innovation Programme 2021

Warwick Enterprise are pleased to present the Summer Innovation Programme 2021, running from 14th June - 18th June, to students, graduates and members of the University of Warwick community. A weeklong celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities, featuring a plethora of activities that you can get involved with. These range from engaging discussions about student…

Her Innovation Collective Online: Women who create, inspire, and lead – Summer Term 2021

Warwick Enterprise proudly presents: Her Innovation Collective Online, a community that connects students with professional women who create, inspire, and lead.  This term, the theme for the HIC Online programme is: Women Innovate. Hear from entrepreneurs and industry professionals who are representing women in innovation across sectors and workplaces. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to…

Pitching for Finance Business Ready Webinar: Part 1 – Friday 4th June 2021

Pitching for Finance Webinar - Part 1 by Business Ready About this event Part One: Principles & Outline - Friday 4th June 2021, 9:00am - 10:30amBy the end of this two-part workshop you will be able to: Know the two most important wordsDescribe what Lenders and Investors wantConsider how to present your caseWrite your first…