Business Support Service for Innovation-led Businesses

The University of Warwick Science Park’s Business Support Service provides an end-to-end service for innovation-led businesses,
ranging from start-up support to on-going strategic consultancy.

Services include start-up facilities via Ignite coupled with incubation support, access to finance including the Minerva business angel network and professional market development services from Techmark. Based out of the Venture Centre, the services offered are available for regional businesses as well as for tenants across all UWSP’s sites.


From local to global: We talked to Simon Rothwell
about his entrepreneurial journey.

What advice would an entrepreneur who has built a global
business give to new start-ups? Supported by the ignite
business support programme.

Our Experience

Operating as genuine honest brokers, the support team are able to offer general advice and support to tenants on an ad hoc basis as well as putting together bespoke programmes for internal and external clients.

The experienced business support team have knowledge in launching products/services, improving marketing communications as well as strategy and skills planning. For access to finance from our Business Angel network click on Minerva. To find out more about our market development service click on Techmark. Access start-up facilities and incubation support via Ignite. Get business ready support for SMEs and Start-ups by clicking on Business Ready. Businesses looking to access funding click on A2F *Access to Finance. For more about the Science Park click here


Need help with Funding?

There are many opportunities to apply for funding in the
form of grants, support and loans.