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…

Innovation Building gets a dressing-up

Innovation takes centre stage in the heart of University of Warwick campus If you haven't heard - The Junction Building, formerly Warwick Sports Centre has a new lease of life. The building has long been associated with sports, rivalries, winners, losers and liniment, but that has all changed. Now home to the Innovation Group, the…

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…

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…

The 40-year-old start-up adapting to the changing world

Pivoting your company to create an efficient and sustainable business. Keep an eye out for Kanishka's face on the sides of our Warwick Innovation District building - Junction building will celebrate some of our brightest entrepreneurs this month! Kanishka Arumugam (MSc Engineering Business Management, 2015) is co-CEO of EKKI Water Technologies, a leading family business…

Technique for ready-to-use cells in research demonstrated by University of Warwick and Cryologyx

A new technique for freezing cells for use in biomedical research, based on polymer technology developed at the University of Warwick, has been validated in study, paving the way for faster results for scientists in their research. New study validates a University of Warwick-discovered polymer which protects cells from cold stress and forms part of…

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…

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…

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…

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…