Bringing on Innovation Internally

Author – Dirk Schaefer Download Business Nugget Whatever the motivation, innovation is good, but it requires more than just having a good idea. The process from having an idea to having an actual product or service that is ready for commercialisation is complex and requires levels of due diligence to de-risk making a significant investment […]

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Launch of Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme, 2019-2021

The second phase of the Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Programme has officially been launched at an event at the Coventry Transport Museum on 26th February 2019. The 3 year programme will support businesses in the region to develop Low Carbon technologies and implement improvements to energy and resource efficiency. Adoption of Energy Efficiency measures […]

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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 robotics to cyber security. 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 UK grant and […]

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Warwick Business School: Student Dissertation Projects

Do you have a business problem you need to solve? Maybe you don’t have the time, money or specialist expertise to work on it? WBS can help your organisation by providing focused and fee-free research from one of our world-class MBA or specialist Master students. Every year we look to our company contacts, new and […]

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Minerva partners with Aston University & University of Birmingham

Aston University and the University of Birmingham have teamed up with Minerva, one of the UK’s largest traditional angel investor networks, to expand the funding opportunities available to start-up businesses in the West Midlands by launching a network of ‘business angels with insight’ for Birmingham. Minerva Business Angels is part of the University of Warwick […]

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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. Escape Live https://www.escapelive.co.uk/ “Escape Live is an exciting group game with a difference. Search for clues to Escape our rooms.” iTech Software Ltd “iTech Software Ltd is an automotive diagnostics company, we monitor […]

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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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