Warwick Science Park welcomes new companies

The University of Warwick Science Park welcomes new companies to their four sites based in the West Midlands in Coventry, Warwick and Solihull. Project Planning Limited Project Planning Ltd was established in 2001 to plan the construction of rail, highways and civil engineering projects using Primavera P6. The company also supply a programme Dispute Resolution […]

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Coventry tech company wins contract with Ford Valencia

  An innovative Coventry business pioneering new technology which collates data via a 3D Robot Guidance System has secured a major contract with one of the world’s leading automotive companies. Oxford Vision & Sensor Technology (OVST), which is based at the Venture Centre at the University of Warwick Science Park, is renowned for its work […]

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AI tech firm eyes expansion

  A Warwick technology firm which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to transform contact centres and improve the customer service experience is expanding as it grows its client base across the UK and overseas. IFS-mplsystems, based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre, in Gallows Hill, has taken on new staff after seeing […]

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What is a Business Angel Investor?

Author – Alexis Toft Download Business Nugget The British Business Bank has recently published a report on the Business Angel market in the UK, and I wanted to share some of my own experience running one the UK’s largest Business Angel networks in the UK; Minerva. It is without a doubt that the majority of […]

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Supporting Lyra to engineer future success

  An engineering business focusing on creating power solutions for zero emission vehicles is looking to double the size of its base after securing crucial grants for their business. Lyra Electronics, which is based at the University of Warwick’s HRI site in Wellesbourne, was formed by specialist automotive electronic engineers Mike Evans and Peter James […]

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Making Tax Digital (MTD) – an introduction by Burgis & Bullock

Background MTD is the government’s vision to have one of the most digitally advanced tax systems in the World. In their words “to improve efficiency and to reduce error”. By forcing businesses to store and share information digitally, HMRC will have quicker access to data and clear audit trails from source documents to filed returns. […]

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Innovate UK

Innovate UK grant funding competitions

Innovate UK have recently launched a number of new funding competitions to help tackle industry challenges ranging from medical technologies to aerospace research. A selection of the current funding competitions are outlined below, the full list can be found on the Innovate UK website. SME support to evaluate innovative medical technologies: round 3 SMEs can […]

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Warwickshire manufacturer invests £750,000 in growth

  A highly-skilled cabinet making and joinery business in Warwickshire is investing £750,000 in its growth and is accelerating its expansion thanks to local support. NEJ Stevenson, based in Church Lawford, designs and makes custom furniture as well as creating bespoke interiors for premier residential properties. The company even has a Royal Warrant and is […]

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Digital firms introduced to angel investors in Coventry

  Start-up digital companies from across the UK were given an opportunity to pitch for funds at an event with a business angel network in Coventry – and two were successful. Minerva is a business angel network run by the University of Warwick Science Park and helps match angel investors with potentially high growth companies. […]

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Warwick Uni spin-out launching open source scientific equipment

  Two Warwick Science Park based scientists have launched an open source scientific instrument to bring biology to a whole new audience. Professor Orkun Soyer and Dr Kalesh Sasidharan are on a mission to make biosciences research more affordable for schools, professionals and would-be scientists. Their University of Warwick spinout business Humane Technologies is based […]

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