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Innovation 2023 – Start your entrepreneurial journey and unleash your potential

Invigorating Innovation at Warwick  Welcome to Innovation 2023, Warwick Enterprise’s flagship campaign, supporting academic departments to develop innovation in their curricula.  In 2022 we worked with 27 academic departments, helping to create activities that engaged students, shaped new practice, and allowed staff to explore alternative ideas and approaches.  Innovation 2023 will continue this work, offering funding and…

Graduate Entrepreneur Event – We’ll help you launch your business idea

Recently graduated and launched your own venture? This free event is for you! About this event Warwick Enterprise is hosting an event for recent graduates who have launched their own venture. If you have graduated from one of the higher education institutions in the Midlands and have recently launched your own venture, we’d love to…

The University of Warwick Deep Tech Incubator is open to all entrepreneurs

If you want to create a sustainable business offering innovative solutions to global problems then apply for help today! Our entrepreneurs get access to leading university resources, and fantastic networks of mentors and investors. Hear from seasoned entrepreneur Michael Hobbs about the benefits of being part of the incubator below. Who can apply? Anyone with a great…

Minerva Educational Series – Challenges and Pitfalls of SEIS/EIS

Zoom Webinar with Q&A hosted by Minerva Business Angels Birmingham Date and Time: Fri, 18 November 2022, 09:00 – 09:30 GMT About this event Register for Zoom Webinar with Q&A This webinar forms part of Minerva’s Educational series and looks at SEIS (Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme) and EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme). The session will explain the…

Up to 3K funding to turn your idea into a reality…

The Lord Rootes Fund is intended to encourage creativity, innovation and positive impact and is open to all current Warwick students. Applications for 2022/23 are open – you can apply at any time during the academic year. The next review of applications will be in mid November 2022 (Week 7). About the Lord Rootes Fund The…

Minerva London, The Shard Level 13th – 27th October 2022

About this event Minerva Business Angel network is one of the UK’s fastest-growing organisations with investment groups around England. Part of the University of Warwick Science Park and with a not for profit objective we seek to connect companies with supportive Angels. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to this event…

Projects aim to reduce waste and improve energy efficiency

Eight innovative new projects announced to transform the sustainability of the UK’s foundation industry companies and supply chains. The projects have secured a combined £24 million of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding for industrially scaled demonstrator projects through the transforming foundation industries (TFI) challenge. The competition, delivered by Innovate UK, ran from January to…

Want to start your own business? We can help!!

There are many opportunities open to University of Warwick Graduates such as the Start-up Scheme and our Graduate Accelerator Programme. We talked to Alexander McCleod, Graduate Enterprise Officer at Warwick Enterprise, Luciana Gaspar Zamora – founder of Perubien, and Asim Yakub – founder of Visoculi, to find out what support is available, and how you…

Women in Innovation Awards 2022/23

Funding competition Innovate UK has allocated up to £2.5 million for up to 50 awards at £50,000 each. They will also provide a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support. Women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for an award which includes a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support. Competition…

Calling all Deep Tech founders – Free Business support from University of Warwick

If you’re a student, researcher, or start-up company with a big idea, get in touch to find out how we can help support your growth. Deep Tech Is more than AI – Using data science, artificial intelligence, new materials and emerging technologies, Deep Tech offers scientific, engineering and technological solutions in every sector of the…

FinTech Start-up Founders – Join our Deep Tech Accelerator Programme

The Deep Tech Innovation Centre helps accelerate your Start-up Article by Professor Andy Pardoe, Executive Chair, Deep Tech Innovation Centre One of the most innovative industries is financial services, from the early days that saw the stock exchanges being computerised, to the examples of high frequency trading and straight-through-processing, the banking and insurance sectors have…

Want to become an investor – What is a Minerva Business Angel?

Minerva Educational Series – The Term Sheet A series of online events for anyone interested in becoming an investor. Through the series you will get chance to chat to experts, experienced investors and academics on being an angel investor.  Date: Friday 16th September 2022, 09:00 – 10:00 BST About this event In support of Minerva…

‘Filthy Business’ documentary now available on iPlayer!

“We offer an exciting opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills, test and launch creative & digital businesses.” Supported by our Creative Futures Incubator based at 1 Mill Street, Leamington Spa, multi-media production company Common Story were commissioned by the BBC to produce a documentary about best mate entrepreneurs Cam and Oli. About the documentary Meet Cam…

CultureFest: Race to the Finish!

Race to the Finish is a family event where you can design, play, compete or simply watch games and esports, as part of CultureFest 2022. Leamington Spa is home to the largest number of video game developers outside of Greater London. To celebrate this, University of Warwick is bringing together video game studios with cutting-edge…

New appointment to drive innovation agenda at Warwick Science Park

Mark Tock has been appointed Chief Operations Officer at the University of Warwick Science Park as part of a strategy to drive innovation across the West Midlands. Tock, a life scientist with a PhD in Biology and a Masters in Business Administration, has joined the University of Warwick Science Park from Nexus Leeds, the Innovation…

Meet Joanna Bates, our new Deep Tech Innovation Centre Manager

Helping deep tech founders accelerate their growth with training opportunities, 1:1 mentoring, networking with business, investors and other entrepreneurs. In her own words I’ve recently joined the Deep Tech Innovation Centre at the University of Warwick after a varied career in industry, Social Enterprise and Higher Education. I started at Warwick in 2019 as part…

Start-up Salon – Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs at Warwick 

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Looking to meet others who want to create a start-up? The Start-up Salon is a voluntary, student led initiative by students of the IAE cohort of Warwick Manufacturing Group, as well as students from other departments including Warwick Business School. It’s primarily a knowledge sharing event series that happens bi-weekly, featuring…

£2 million awarded to University of Warwick to support critical early-stage translation of research

£118m to accelerate UK bright ideas into global opportunities Ideas emerging from UK research organisations will benefit from £118 million funding to jumpstart knowledge exchange, translation and commercialisation. The University of Warwick has been awarded £2,271,976.08 to help brilliant ideas become realities that make a real difference. The Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) supports critical early-stage…