Warwick firm beats 1,200 global start-ups to international prize

  An innovative Warwick company, which has developed a revolutionary measuring device, beat more than a thousand global start-up tech firms to a major international prize. 3D Technologies, based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre, has developed a new type of motion-based measuring technology, enabling people to measure in completely new […]

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Escape Live expands into new Midlands office

  A successful escape experience company, which was established by two Coventry entrepreneurs less than five years ago, is expanding into new offices in the region to continue its growth. John Dalziel and Jas Sodhi set up Escape Live in 2014 with its first venue in Birmingham made up of two rooms and three staff. […]

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West Midlands Mayor Andy Street welcomes new campaign supporting start-ups

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), has welcomed the launch of a new campaign, backed by University of Warwick-based Minerva Business Angel Network, to encourage local entrepreneurs and investors to support the region’s start-up companies and to encourage local participation in the financial support structure for business. Speaking at the launch […]

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Minerva teams up with Sci-Tech Daresbury

Minerva, one of the UK’s largest Business Angel networks, has joined forces with Sci-Tech Daresbury to encourage local entrepreneurs and investors to support the region’s start-up companies as Angel investors. While a total of £1.8bn was invested in 2017 through the Enterprise Investment Scheme, which provides individuals with tax incentives to invest in start-ups and growth-orientated companies, […]

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£50m sell out business pays trip to university

  A Warwickshire businessman has paid tribute to the University of Warwick after it helped him transform a start-up idea into a £50 million business. Nigel Shanahan has just overseen the sale of Rant & Rave – a company he started in 2000 – to American firm Upland Software. Rant & Rave allows clients to […]

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Business Ready – The last 3 years

Our Business Ready team are delighted to have worked with a wide range of companies in the Coventry and Warwickshire area throughout 2016 to 2018. Early stage software businesses through to established engineering businesses have received advice and support on accessing finance, skills and knowledge, markets and incubation. We have assisted: Over 40 clients to […]

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West Mids must close the gap on South East angel investment

  A leading figure in angel investment has challenged the West Midlands to close the gap on the South East when it comes to attracting funds into early stage businesses. Alex Toft, who runs the University of Warwick Science Park’s Minerva Business Angels Network, was speaking at the organisation’s end-of-year round-up event at Warwick Business […]

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Warwick Science Park publishes impact report

Over the last three years, Warwick Science Park has offered business support, incubation and access to finance support to start ups and established businesses based within the region. Warwick Science Park has also provided support to University of Warwick departments and students providing advice, workshops and mentoring to help business ideas grow. Over 2016 to […]

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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. 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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