NEWS: 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…

NEWS: 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”,…

EUTOPIA Week: Workshops and seminars for students, staff and researchers – 12-16 April 2021

Hosted by the University of Gothenburg, there will also be some great networking opportunities for everyone, and even a few fun activities planned. What is EUTOPIA? EUTOPIA is an ambitious alliance of six like-minded European universities building a unique and daring alliance of transformative and engaged institutions. Providing opportunities for students and staff alike, from undergraduate…

West Midlands Creative Scale Up Programme: Showcase 2021 – 30th March 2021

Do you run a creative business in the West Midlands? WM Creative Scale-up are looking to work with any creative business in the region with ambitions to grow and ‘scale up’ including screen, gaming, VR, AI, performing arts, marketing and events, PR and design businesses. What is it? The Creative Scale Up Programme is a…

Increasing Sales: Sustaining Sales Webinar (Part 3) – Monday 29th March 2021

Part 1 focused on Sales Fundamentals, part 2 Ramping Up looked at external growth opportunities. In part 3 we look into sustaining sales for your business.These FREE workshops are delivered as part of the Business Ready programme to support tech based and knowledge intensive small businesses, with high growth potential based in the Coventry &…

NEWS: £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,…

NEWS: 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…

NEWS: 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…

International Women’s Day 2021 – 8 March 2021

What are you doing to celebrate International Women's Day?International Women’s Day is an annual event when we promote gender equality, recognise the achievements of women, and work to understand the challenges that lie ahead of us as we work to become a more equal society. Each year has a theme, and this year it is…

NEWS: 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…

NEWS: Lord Rootes Fund: Supporting creativity, innovation and endeavour – 31st 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 31st March 2021.  Apply Here Learn More Webinar Who can apply? Full…

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…