What are you doing to make a difference – to make a positive impact on Earth Day?

To celebrate Earth Day Warwick Enterprise (part of the Warwick Innovation District) wanted to share what we’ve been doing to encourage the next generation to be more environmentally focused, creative and of course innovative. As a Foundation Fellow of Warwick Institute of Engagement Warwick Enterprise has made a commitment to support outreach and knowledge exchange…

Job opportunity – Warwick spinout NanoSyrinx is growing!

Job: Cell Biology & Assay Development Scientist Location: University of WarwickEmployment type: Full-time (flexible) with some home workingCompensation: Competitive at £30,000-£40,000, subject to experience level and negotiation.Applications will close when sufficient submissions have been received, or by midnight on the 4th May 2022 About NanoSyrinx NanoSyrinx is leveraging naturally occurring, protein 'nanosyringes', to encapsulate and…

The Ingenuity Impact Programme focuses on creating businesses with impact. Meet the finalists!

Last year we had some brilliant ideas from the West Midlands, and this year is no different! The Ingenuity Programme began in 2016 and has since expanded working across the Midlands, Malaysia and China. Today, the Ingenuity Programme works with 30 university partners across the UK and focuses solely on creating businesses with impact. We’ve…

Building Translational Partnerships – translating research to help improve human health

Warwick Wellcome Trust Translational Partnership About the partnership Launched in 2020, the Warwick-Wellcome Translational Partnership aims to drive the translation of research into improvements in human health. The partnership accelerates the development of new preventative and therapeutic strategies to tackle ill-health locally, nationally and globally. It helps to deliver lasting impact, whilst strengthening links with…

Funding success for two Warwick ICURe Graduates – Commercialising University Research

Two teams from the University of Warwick have been awarded grants by Innovate UK to start their new companies. What is ICURe? Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) trains, funds and supports teams led by university early-career researchers (ECRs) to determine whether there is a market for products or services that utilise their research,…

Creative Futures: who we’ve helped so far…

We have just welcomed our 20th business into the Creative Futures Incubator. Check out the different kinds of businesses using the incubator and space at 1 Mill Street as a place to grow... Creative Futures Inspire, Educate & Incubate on and off campus offering space, business support,mentoring and networking to support growth, creative ideas, enterprises and innovation.…

Clean Transport Accelerator launch event

Our accelerator programme could turbocharge your business The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator is working with Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick, to create a Clean Transport Specialist Accelerator, combining coaching, thought leadership, community, and access to networks, with specialist support from members of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Entrepreneurs will gain a unique opportunity…

Leading with Competitive Edge in today’s world – Business Ready webinar

2 years ago – the world changed. Today – businesses are struggling to attract and retain people – both their employees and customers. How has your leadership adapted to lead with a competitive edge in today’s world? Join Jill Munden, Mind Reach and Fiona Anderson, valuingYOU and both from My Change Expert as they shine a light on the impact that…

Is it AI or Alien Intelligence? Workshop and discussion on Artificial Intelligence

This free workshop will paint a high-level picture of how AI works, some of its capabilities, strengths, weaknesses and issues arising, as a basis for helping you think about what it may mean for your future and business. Join Warwick Enterprise for a mostly non-technical workshop and discussion on a key technology of our age - Artificial…

Venturefest West Midlands 2022 – Connecting investors, innovators and entrepreneurs

A chance to meet, engage and exchange ideas for co-operation and collaboration Venturefest West Midlands 2022, brings together regional businesses, universities, science parks and business support organisations. The next event will be held on 24th March 2022 at the Eastside Rooms in Birmingham. Being supported locally by business, universities, science parks and business support organisations…

Common Story win BBC commission to produce Filthy Business

"Being part of Creative Futures supercharged our company." say Beth Newell and Dom Sant as it’s announced, Common Story, a Leamington-based production company secured the large commission during their time in the incubator. BBC Three has announced three new commissions from West Midlands Indies as a result of the creative partnership with BBC England and Create Central.…

Business support, coaching and space to help grow & develop creative & digital businesses

Five more businesses gain support from Creative Futures - meet our new cohort below We are incredibly proud to welcome our next cohort of early-stage and start-ups in to the business community at 1 Mill Street in Leamington Spa. Not only will they develop entrepreneurial skills, explore new markets and make vital connections but they…

Support for entrepreneurial students – What is Warwick Kickstart Society?

Warwick Kickstart is one of the fastest-growing societies on campus. Their aim is to help Warwick students gain insights in disruptive industries, offering them job opportunities, knowledge and skills that will help them kickstart their career in the industries of tomorrow. We talked to current president Jaimeen Shah about the benefits and amazing opportunities the…

Building the low-carbon supply chain to lead net zero revolution

£16.7 million of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding is going to build the manufacturing capability Britain needs to lead the green electric revolution. The funding will be divided among 10 different projects based around the UK, each aiming to help develop the self-sufficiency of Britain’s supply chains for: power electronicsmachinesdrives (PEMD) Building UK’s manufacturing…

Clean Transport Accelerator launched by NatWest and University of Warwick to help SMEs fast-track their innovations

We’re excited to announce that WMG has partnered with NatWest to launch a new fully-funded Clean Transport Accelerator that will give entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to remove barriers, improve connectivity and receive support in realising their ambitions around clean transport. NatWest and WMG, a department at the University of Warwick, are inviting businesses that are…