Nimbus Maps on target to reach 100,000 users after landing major deal

A rapidly expanding Warwickshire technology company, which provides property firms with mapped information on sites across the UK, is on target to hit 100,000 users by the summer after clinching a major contract. Nimbus Maps, based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre, spun out of an existing property company when owners […]

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New man at the helm of Minerva Business Angel Network

An angel investment organisation, which has pumped £8.5 million into more than 65 companies in the Midlands, has a new man at the helm. The Minerva Business Angel Network, operated by the University of Warwick Science Park, has six syndicates across the region and, together with direct investment, has helped to lever an additional £25 million […]

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Warwickshire Firm helps Cut Air Pollution for London’s Black Cabs

London’s famous black cabs are chugging round the capital in greener and more economical fashion thanks to the expertise of a ground-breaking small business based in Warwickshire. Vehicle Repowering Solutions, near Alcester, have responded to the Government’s ambition to cut air-pollution around major cities in the most practical way – by devising technology which repowers […]

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Key Business Figure Retires

A new era has begun at two University of Warwick Science Park locations after a long-standing manager retired. After nearly a decade of service in her current roles, Karen Aston, has stepped down from being Centre Manager at the Venture Centre in Coventry and the Warwick Innovation Centre. Karen has been a centre manager with […]

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More funding help on the way for businesses in the Midlands

More help is on the way for businesses that need to access funding, a Coventry conference has heard. The Minerva Business Angel Network, operated by the University of Warwick Science Park, held its annual end of year review at Warwick Business School and heard from a range of companies it has supported over the course […]

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The test that could save your life

A former University of Warwick student has launched a ground-breaking DNA test for heart conditions that will help to save lives. Coventry-based entrepreneur Abdullah Sabyah, who runs start-up company Rightangled, has been backed financially by NHS England through the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and is being supported by the University of Warwick […]

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Cancer Research Breakthroughs are Happening Right Here

The Warwick Cancer Research Centre, which was established in 2016, is drawing together experts from across the University of Warwick in the fight against cancer – and it needs support to pump-prime new research. Cancer researchers include Professor Nasir Rajpoot, Professor Peter Sadler and Professor Annie Young. Professor Nasir Rajpoot is from Computer Sciences and […]

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Small company – big data

  BI System Builders (BISB) is discovering the huge benefits of being based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre. Founded by Russell Beech in 2009, the firm designs and builds business intelligence systems across a whole host of sectors. Since it first started, BISB has worked with a number of high-profile […]

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Get the Knowledge to Grow your Business

A series of workshops, organised through the Business Ready programme, will bring companies up to speed on a range of topics between now and the end of the year. The events, all of which last just over three hours, cover a range of topics and will be held at venues across the region. Developing a […]

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Three of a kind to help your business grow

A trio of advisers has been appointed to help businesses across Coventry and Warwickshire reach their growth potential. The University of Warwick Science Park has appointed Alex Toft, Jagdish Soor and Ian McFarlane-Toms as Business Growth Advisers to work on the Business Ready programme. The programme is supporting companies with their plans to grow by […]

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