NEWS: Lord Rootes Fund – Supporting creativity, innovation and endeavour | 21st March deadline

Up to £3000 student funding to turn your ideas into a reality... The Lord Rootes Fund is intended to encourage creativity, innovation and positive impact. Open to all current Warwick students to fund a project (to be undertaken in the summer vacation.) Deadline 21st March 2021.  Apply Here Learn More Webinar Who can apply? Full or…

Do you have an innovative idea that can improve the lives of citizens? Deadline: Sunday 21 March 2021

Community Recovery Innovation Challenge - Supporting innovation that helps our communities to bounce back.Our lives and livelihoods have been completely transformed by the pandemic. Yet in the West Midlands we continue to show compassion and humanity. Through innovation and creativity, our local heroes are stepping up to the mark. Entry Form Photo credit: Vonecia Carswell…

Her Innovation Collective – Unleashing the potential of women in Innovation

What is Her Innovation Collective Online? A passionate community of students and professional women who create, inspire and lead. This term, the theme for the programme will be, Beyond Covid: The New Normal. Hear from leaders within larger organisations and entrepreneurs who have had to pivot their business during COVID. They will provide insights on…

NEWS: Generating Impact from Your Research | Workshops: 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th March 2021

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…

The Midlands Innovation Immunology Network Launch: Thursday 25th February 2021, 13-17:00 GMT

Midlands Innovation Immunology Network (MIIN) would like to invite you our virtual launch event - The MIIN COVID-19 Research Showcase. Free Tickets Photo credit: Fusion Medical Animation About this eventWe aim to highlight and discuss the latest academic, clinical and industrial immunological research that has taken place within the region relating to SARS-CoV-2, as well…

NEWS: 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…

Sustainable Development Goals: an opportunity for businesses: Thursday 25th February, 2021, 12-13:00 pm

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out the UN agenda for people, planet and prosperity and sustainable society for all by 2030."Green growth is an important economic driver – growing around four-times faster than the overall economy; now is the time to capitalise on this opportunity." To learn more join this free Webinar and Q&A…

Apply to be part of 5G in 5 Days: Events taking place in April 2021

Make your passion for innovation a reality by becoming an ambassador for the West Midlands by exploring how 5G is set to revolutionise our lives. Apply Now What is 5G in 5 Days? 5G in 5 Days is an exciting opportunity to work with industry experts, gain invaluable experience, increase your skills and knowledge, and…

Y Combinator and Creator Fund collaborate to bring a fireside chat to UK biotech founders: Tuesday 23rd February, 2021, 5 – 6 pm

Y Combinator, one of Silicon Valley's leading start-up accelerators, and Creator Fund, Europe's largest student-run VC firm, collaborate to host a biotech-focused fireside chat Free Webinar and Q&A Free Tickets Hosted by Creator Fund, during the chat YC partner and cofounder of Scribd, Jared Friedman will offer his advice on issues common to biotech founders…

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,…

Building your Strategy: Wednesday 17th February 2021, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

How Vision, Mission & Values can help your business to grow! A practical webinar for owner/managers of growing businesses who need to communicate business direction to others in a more formal way Register Here This workshop explains what Vision, Mission and Values are, including real-world examples, so that you walk away with an understanding of…

The Midlands is delivering nearly £100m of research to fight against COVID-19

Coronovirus, Covid-19

"The Midlands is ideally placed to face the future challenges of COVID-19, including long COVID, rehabilitation and returning to work."A new report - Mobilising Research Excellence in the Midlands to Tackle COVID-19 (published Friday, January 15 2021) reveals that the Midlands has moved swiftly to apply its wealth of capability in its hospitals, businesses and…

NatWest Business Builder – Managing Growth Effectively: Wednesday 3rd Feb 2021, 11:30 am

Managing Growth Effectively | Webinar and Q&ANatWest Cymru are delighted to present this event focusing on how to effectively manage growth in your business Register Here There’s no limiting the wide range of impacts that businesses have been faced with in the wake of COVID-19. One example may be an unexpected increase in growth that…

NEWS: 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. Register Here How does the Creative Futures Incubator support creative & digital start-up business? To learn more watch the video below, with Creative…

VenturefestWM: Thursday, 28 January 2021, 08:45 – 13:15 GMT

VenturefestWM hosted by West Midlands Combined Authority Connecting Investors, Innovators and entrepreneurs in the West Midlands Register Free With 100's of delegates expected to attend this free conference, this is your chance to engage directly with high growth entrepreneurs and service providers offering products, services, advice and support. The programme features industry leaders delivering insightful,…