Ready to Return?

Ian McFarlane-Toms, Programme Manager, Business Ready at the University of Warwick Science Park, looks at how companies reacted to the Covid pandemic – and the challenges they face as restrictions are lifted. We are now less than three weeks away from the next milestone in the relaxation of the measures against the pandemic and that […]

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How UWSP helped my mortuary business go global

  Former police officer Simon Rothwell recently sold his unique mortuary business, Flexmort, after 11 years of successfully growing the business. His firm has designed numerous mortuary products with a range of uses, from single body cooling systems to large scale mortuaries and counts various governments, emergency services and hospitals around the world as customers. […]

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Meet the UWSP Team – Alex

Job title: Head of Minerva, Business Angels. How long have you been at UWSP? I’ve been with Minerva for three years, and just before that, I’d worked on the Business Ready programme. What did you do prior to joining UWSP? It depends on how far back we want to go! I originally studied chemistry at […]

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Specialist Coventry company finds new home

  An independent Coventry company that specialises in road safety and traffic management has moved into new offices after adapting to new ways of working. For more than three decades TMS Consultancy has been working nationwide on a variety of schemes from small residential projects to major motorway schemes. Since it was first established, the […]

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Calling for Startups and SMEs – Accelerate your business with 5RRING

5PRING, UK’s first commercial 5G application accelerator has launched the Smart Cities Accelerator in May and the application is almost coming to a close (25th June). Startups and SMEs with 5G-enabled solutions that leverage capabilities such as augmented reality, virtual reality, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and edge computing are strongly encouraged to apply. “5G […]

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How Global Nano Network is helping to create greener batteries

Ravi Daswani, CEO of Global Nano Network and his team moved to offices at University of Warwick Science Park in January 2021 – much later than planned due to COVID – and is aiming to develop ‘green’ battery components using sustainable materials which are kinder to the environment. His firm moved to UWSP’s Venture Centre […]

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Uxplore 5G Grants

Uxplore is a game-changing digital connectivity initiative led by Coventry University and part funded by ERDF, which aims to provide a range of digital support activities for small and medium-sized enterprises to pilot new products, services, and business models by harnessing broadband, WiFi, 4G and 5G connectivity. 5G Grants As part of the upxlore digital, […]

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5PRING and West Midlands Local Authorities challenge innovators to lead the 5G ‘Smart Cities’ revolution

5PRING – the consortium delivering the UK’s first 5G commercial application accelerators – is now working with West Midlands local authorities to launch the Smart Cities challenge. The collaboration is laying down a new challenge for innovative start-ups and small businesses to shape the future of UK Smart Cities, through the exploration of 5G applications […]

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WCC Invests £300m in Covid Recovery Plan

Warwickshire County Council has plans to create a £140m fund to stimulate the county’s economy, create jobs, support local businesses and bring investment into the county with a further £160m investment in new housing, regeneration and creation of business premises. The overall £300 million investment is a fundamental part of the Council’s Covid-19 Recovery Plan, […]

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Clear skies ahead for Weather & Radar

  Weather & Radar is an international weather forecasting app available on iOS and Android smartphones. The sister company to German weather forecasters WetterOnline Meteorologische Dienstleistungen GmbH, Weather & Radar was formed to provide editorial content and market insights for the company to tailor the app for UK and Ireland users. Weather & Radar features […]

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