Venturefest – Connect with investors, innovators and entrepreneurs

When: 4th July 2019 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: The Gallery Suite, National Exhibition Centre What: Venturefest West Midlands will be returning to the NEC for its 2019 events programme and exhibition! The event aims to support business growth through innovation by bringing together entrepreneurs, innovators and investors with specific innovation expertise. Attendees […]

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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 global composites markets to smart, local energy systems. 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 […]

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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. Talos Consulting Services www.talos-technology.co.uk “Your Partner In Developing Cutting Edge Electric And Hybrid Powertrain Solutions.” 3S Knowledge  www.3sk.co.uk “3S Knowledge (3sK) aims to provide its clients with robust solutions to complex problems […]

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Pioneering support provided to businesses for more than two decades

  An award-winning centre has now been a pioneer in the world of business, design and technology for more than two decades. The Warwick Innovation Centre first opened its doors back in 1997 and since then has helped to nurture cutting-edge businesses who are at the forefront of their industry. This year marks the 20th […]

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International business expands UK presence in Coventry

  An international business, with offices in the USA and Poland, has expanded its UK presence with an office in Coventry. Cognitran, which specialises in Software as a Service solutions for automotive manufacturers, has added an office at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Business Innovation Centre in Binley to its headquarters in Chelmsford and […]

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Former Ignite companies celebrate as they prepare for the next chapter

  The success of two businesses supported by the University of Warwick Science Park is being celebrated as they prepare for the next chapter of their business ventures. Evolyst and We Are Digital have been based at the Innovation Centre on Gallows Hill since their inception. Throughout their time, the companies have been aided through […]

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Accounting for Development Expenditure and Intellectual Property

Recently we have come across a number of companies that have had their Innovate UK grant applications turned down at the final stage because they are deemed to be an “undertaking in difficulty”. These companies have often had good prospects with cash in the bank and ongoing support from their investors. Where this is the […]

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UKBAA Awards 2019 – Minerva is a Finalist!

We’re delighted to announce that Minerva is a finalist for Most Active Investor in the Regions at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2019! This Award recognises the most active and impactful investor operating outside London and the Golden Triangle that has significantly increased the opportunity for access to risk capital for regional start-ups or early […]

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Business Ready Request for Quotation (RFQ) – Publicity and Marketing Services

The University of Warwick Science Park (UWSP) is seeking support in the promotion and marketing of the Business Ready programme. We are requesting quotations from suitable publicity and marketing/design suppliers. UWSP is delivering the Business Ready business support programme in partnership with Warwickshire County Council (WCC). This programme is part funded by the European Regional […]

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Minerva helps tech start-up secure a million-pound investment

Minerva, the University of Warwick Science Park’s Business Angel Network, has played a vital role in helping Lincoln-based tech start-up Tended access the funds and know-how needed to take its intelligent safety solutions to the next level. Founded in August 2017, Tended creates intelligent wearables and safety solutions that can detect accidents and immediately notify the […]

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