Engineering firm upgrades its lighting and heating to go green

  An engineering business based in Rugby has benefitted from a grant to make their premises more eco-friendly and save them money on bills. Technoset Ltd specializes in the machining of high precision components and assemblies for Aerospace Defence, Medical Telecommunications, Sensors, Motorsport and Lasers Quality Commercial Components sector. The company has received a £47k […]

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Angel investment is key to unlocking growth in the regions

Angel investment is one of the keys to unlocking growth across the Midlands and Northwest – and beyond – a major event has heard. Minerva, the angel investment network, borne out of the University of Warwick Science Park held its annual end of year event at Warwick Business School (https://www.wbs.ac.uk/) and heard from a range […]

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Minerva End of Year Event 2019

Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park holds its end of year event on the 16th December 2019 at Warwick Business School. Minerva brings together all its angels at this one event to network and further support pre invested companies.  On the day the 16 companies will be pitching to around […]

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Innovate UK

New Innovate UK Grant Funding Competitions

Innovate UK have recently launched a number of new funding competitions to help tackle industry challenges ranging from plastic packaging to R&D funding for smaller businesses. 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 […]

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Business Ready relieves IT support company of growing pains

A programme that delivers support to expanding businesses has relieved a Leamington-based company of its growing pains. Emerald Group, which provides computer support services to start-ups and multi-national corporations in the West Midlands, had reached a crossroads following a sustained period of growth. While the company – which had seen the number of staff members rise […]

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Nimbus Maps charts course to hyper-growth

  A burgeoning Warwick-based data and software company, whose technology provides the property industry with unprecedented information on properties across the UK, is charting a course for hyper-growth after receiving vital business support. Nimbus Maps, which is based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre, was set up by brothers Simon and […]

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Global leader in virtual technology opens first UK office in Solihull

  One of the world’s leaders in virtual test-driving technology has opened its first UK office in Solihull. IPG Automotive UK, which has its HQ in Germany, is now based at the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre which is managed by the University of Warwick Science Park on behalf of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council in Central […]

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Support for Warwickshire firm at the heart of zero emissions tech

An engineering business focusing on creating power solutions for zero emission vehicles is gearing up for a major period of growth after securing a key role in a major project. Lyra Electronics, which is based at the University of Warwick’s HRI site in Wellesbourne, will work as part of a consortium to facilitate the creation […]

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Nottingham’s universities join forces with Minerva Business Angels

Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park and one of the most successful business angel networks in the UK, is joining forces with Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham in a partnership aimed at improving access to finance for innovative local companies. Minerva has chosen to work with Nottingham’s […]

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