University Of Warwick Science Park

Business Support

The UWSP’s Business Support Service is a hub providing end-to-end services for innovation-led businesses. The team fronting our business support service offer a wide range of services from business mentoring for start-ups and SMEs to skills development and focused strategic projects for growing firms. We look to nurture new and existing businesses based in the West Midlands (Coventry, Warwickshire) and give them the tools and ability to reach their full potential.

We deliver a variety of services that companies can utilise to facilitate growth and innovation. These include start-up facilities offered by our Ignite incubator, providing incubation support, access to finance and investment readiness support featuring the Minerva Business Angel Network and access to market support powered by Techmark, the science park’s technical marketing consultancy.

Business Ready is our current business support programme, combining the skills of the whole business support team under one umbrella. Our services are designed to support businesses with the potential for growth and those who are failing to meet their potential to overcome the barriers and achieve scalability.

Based out of the Venture Centre, the services offered are available for regional businesses as well as for tenants across all UWSP’s sites. Operating as genuine honest brokers, the support team are able to offer general advice and support towards Research and Development (R&D) projects. We are also able to put together bespoke programmes for internal and external clients.