Ready to Return?

Ian McFarlane-Toms, Programme Manager, Business Ready at the University of Warwick Science Park, looks at how companies reacted to the Covid pandemic – and the challenges they face as restrictions are lifted. We are now less than three weeks away from the next milestone in the relaxation of the measures against the pandemic and that […]

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Meet the UWSP Team – Alex

Job title: Head of Minerva, Business Angels. How long have you been at UWSP? I’ve been with Minerva for three years, and just before that, I’d worked on the Business Ready programme. What did you do prior to joining UWSP? It depends on how far back we want to go! I originally studied chemistry at […]

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How Global Nano Network is helping to create greener batteries

Ravi Daswani, CEO of Global Nano Network and his team moved to offices at University of Warwick Science Park in January 2021 – much later than planned due to COVID – and is aiming to develop ‘green’ battery components using sustainable materials which are kinder to the environment. His firm moved to UWSP’s Venture Centre […]

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Clear skies ahead for Weather & Radar

  Weather & Radar is an international weather forecasting app available on iOS and Android smartphones. The sister company to German weather forecasters WetterOnline Meteorologische Dienstleistungen GmbH, Weather & Radar was formed to provide editorial content and market insights for the company to tailor the app for UK and Ireland users. Weather & Radar features […]

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Meet the UWSP Team – Dirk

  Job title: SME Engagement Lead How long have you been at UWSP? I have been here for 20 years full time. I did a work placement first in 1998, but then returned, and have stayed here ever since. What did you do prior to joining UWSP? I am originally from North Germany, from a […]

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Embed UK – from Science Park start-up to Queen’s Award winner

Embed UK designs original electronic components and software for a variety of automotive manufacturers – including the likes of Jaguar, Bentley, and McLaren – and has been based at the University of Warwick Science Park since its foundation in 2005. It designs unique products known as ‘embedded systems’ to control a wide range of vehicle […]

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Meet the UWSP Team – Penny

Penny Robb Job title: Innovation Centre Manager, University of Warwick Science Park How long have you been at UWSP? I joined in 1999, so 22 years in June – where has that gone? What did you do prior to joining UWSP? I have predominately been in HE for the majority of my career. Prior to […]

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Meet The UWSP Team – David

David Grindrod Job title: Chief Operating Officer of the University of Warwick Science Park How long have you been at UWSP? I joined in 2003, so it is 18 years now. What did you do prior to joining UWSP? I’ve done a raft of things in technology-based businesses, but prior to this role I was […]

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How UWSP helped me build my £50M business

Nigel Shanahan took his firm Rant & Rave from a start-up to a £50 million sell out in 18 years – all while based at the University of Warwick Science Park. Here he describes how the support of the Science Park was key is the success of his company. After 12 years working for IBM […]

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