Patent box

Take advantage of impending patent tax relief A leading intellectual-property lawyer has urged companies and entrepreneurs to take advantage of tax relief on patents. The relief is available from 2013/14 and Adrian Chettle, of Withers and Rogers, says it is too good to miss, rather than being too good to be true. He said: “This […]

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Appliansys

  A Coventry networks vendor is celebrating an export milestone, having notched up customers in 100 countries. After switching its focus to emerging markets, ApplianSys has seen sales of its specialist server appliances double in the past 18 months. The firm’s headcount has tripled over the last 12 months and now it has taken more […]

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Exporting is good

Grow your business with exports The University of Warwick Science Park has backed the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s drive to get more firms exporting. The Chamber launched its ‘Exporting is Good for Coventry and Warwickshire’ campaign at its annual conference last month. The idea is to get more firms across the region exporting […]

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Flying with Angels

Do you need much-needed funding to take your business to the next level? This edition’s Business Nugget looks at angel investors, such as the University of Warwick Science Park’s own Minerva Business Angel Network, and the best way to catch their eye. The Science Park’s Tom Blount runs through the different reasons why angel investors […]

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Q2 expansion

A West Midlands company is aiming to expand after announcing the launch of a new web based change management product. Q2, based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Blythe Valley Innovation Centre near Solihull, works with organisations across the country to design and implement business change initiatives to both save money and improve service […]

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Science Park office for French firm

A French design and engineering company has opened its first UK office at the University of Warwick Science Park. RCD Except, which has offices in Paris, Sochaux and Toulouse in France as well as in Romania, specialises in producing 3D concept models, renderings and animations for the transport and product development industry for companies ranging […]

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Goldman Sachs Small Business Programme

Business Support Update Recruitment of New Participants for Goldman Sachs Small Business Programme 10,000 Small Businesses is an innovative, fully-funded programme designed to unlock the economic and job creation potential of small businesses and social enterprises from across the Midlands. The programme is delivered by Aston Business School in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Foundation […]

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