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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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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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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Innovate UK Grant Funding Competitions

Innovate UK have launched a number of funding competitions to help tackle industry challenges ranging from sustainable plastic packaging to young innovator awards. A selection of the current funding competitions are outlined below, the full list can be found on the Innovate UK website. If you are interested in applying for an Innovate UK grant and […]

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Minerva Business Angels contribution to regional economy highlighted by new report

A new report commissioned by Midlands Innovation universities has highlighted the contribution made by University of Warwick-based Minerva Business Angels to the region’s investment ecosystem. Investment Opportunities in the Midlands was compiled by Beauhurst, a platform that provides data on the UK’s high-growth and innovative companies, to demonstrate the scale of the opportunity available for investors considering the Midlands region. […]

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International digital audio system manufacturer expands Coventry office

  An international company that makes digital audio systems that offer the highest quality sound to music lovers all over the world has expanded its Coventry office after achieving strong growth. Innuos, which has its headquarters and manufacturing centre in Portugal, has expanded its office space at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Venture Centre […]

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New venture to help start-up and scale-up businesses receives support

  A Warwickshire entrepreneur is helping start-up and scale-up businesses to grow after receiving support to get his own idea off the ground. Warwick-based Clive Bawden developed Governance360, a digital toolkit that helps leaders in small companies and charities ensure they have the necessary processes in place to secure growth, mitigate risks and run their […]

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Covid forces Coventry company to pivot to help more people find employment

  The Covid-19 crisis forced a Coventry-based start-up recruitment business to pivot – but now the owners believe it could be the route to future success for them and those who need support in finding employment. TalentTech Recruitment was established in May 2019 and moved into offices at University of Warwick Science Park’s Business Innovation […]

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