‘uxplore’ programme supports more than 200 businesses

More than 200 small and medium sized businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire are being supported as part of a £3.8 million scheme. ‘uxplore’ is a project led by Coventry University, in partnership with the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) Growth Hub and Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce. It has been set up to increase the demand for new […]

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Eatron Technologies and WMG win funding for project COBRA

A new partnership between Eatron Technologies and WMG has been formed for the COBRA (‘Cloud/Onboard Battery Remaining useful life Algorithm) project, thanks to the funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge. The COBRA project will create new algorithms which will estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) in an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery, and could contribute to […]

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Meriden company plans for expansion after 15 years supplying entertainment giants

A Warwickshire company is planning to open its own immersive experiences after supplying international entertainment giants for more than 15 years. Meriden-based Hollywood Gaming has become a market leader in providing effects using its hardware and software solutions working with the likes of Hasbro, Paramount Pictures, Sony and EA on games distributed by Sega Amusements […]

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Minerva Business Angels makes its 100th investment

  A drone logistics operator which is conducting ground-breaking trials to deliver medical supplies between hospitals in the West Midlands this summer has become Minerva Business Angels’ 100th investment. Skyfarer’s revolutionary initiative could reduce waiting times for medicine and reduce traffic congestion and consequently CO2 emissions. It came to the Minerva Business Angels, which is […]

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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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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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