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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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 Register here About this event In support…

Px3 Founders announced as Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2022 finalists

University of Warwick Innovation Centre-based Px3 has been recognised as one of the best in the business after being named as a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Px3 is an independent sustainability consultancy on a mission to remove the equivalent GHG impact of driving 100,000 cars every year from our atmosphere by 2050…

Business Ready Invitation – Tender for Growth Specialists

Are you a business growth specialist with mentoring and coaching expertise? The University of Warwick Science Park in partnership with Warwickshire County Council is looking to appoint a pool of business growth specialists with mentoring and coaching expertise, under a framework call-off agreement. The University of Warwick Science Park (UWSP) has delivered the Business Ready programme to small and…

£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…

myNexus Entrepreneur Skills Index – Become the ultimate entrepreneur

We're excited to announce that we're joining forces with myNexus Entrepreneur Skills Index to provide fun, innovative and free entrepreneurial insight and support. Explore the skills and traits of a successful entrepreneur and whether you have them. Play Here The Entrepreneur Skills Index helps you discover your entrepreneurial skills and traits. With something for every type of…

“Businesses miss out on 2 billion pounds per month by ignoring the needs of disabled customers.”

SIC: Transforming the workplace for disabled professionals We hooked up with Alice Hargreaves and Rachael Mole (SIC) at 1 Mill Street to talk about their new business, and to find out why businesses need to do more for disabled people. Watch the interview below, or read on. https://youtu.be/PoWDD9ZQ4-g?cc_load_policy=1 About SIC Providing access to training for…

NatWest Accelerator – Applications now open!

NatWest & University of Warwick support and empower UK entrepreneurs and business owners to scale their businesses to the next level. Apply Today! About the Accelerator Through our six monthly fully funded Accelerator and by working together in collaboration, we provide wrap around support and access to expertise, removing barriers and providing more opportunities to…

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…

Selling More: Identifying and Utilising Route to Market Workshop

Are you looking to grow and find new approaches to sell more? This free face to face workshop is delivered by Business Ready to support tech-based and knowledge intensive small businesses based in the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area. Register here Date and time: Thursday, 30 June 2022, 09:30 – 12:30 BSTLocation: Business Innovation Centre,…

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…

Secure support for your game-changing idea! Good Game Fund

For students who have an innovative idea that solves an existing problem in creative, digital or the esports industry. Good Game Fund - Apply for up to a £1,500 GRANT - An opportunity to make your project, prototype, or business idea become reality.  If you have an innovative idea around immersive technology, games, digital applications, esports, data analysis,…