The Royal Academy of Engineering is looking for applicants to join its Enterprise Fellowship Programme.
Open to all entrepreneurial academics and recent graduates, the programme offers up to £60,000 to help you to bring your innovative technology to market
The University of Warwick’s Professor Emerita Gillian Hundt and acclaimed theatre director Claudette Bryanston have joined forces with two digital media producers to launch a new company through Warwick Ventures.
Venturefest West Midlands launches at NEC
Venturefest West Midlands will be held at Birmingham NEC on Tuesday 27th June 2017. It will provide entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to meet, engage and exchange ideas for co-operation and collaboration, particularly in the fields of science and emerging technologies.
With around 700 delegates expected to attend this one day event attendees will be able to engage directly with high growth entrepreneurs and service providers offering products, services, advice and support.
Meherant, which is developing a novel transdermal drug delivery patch technology, is one of 40 companies shortlisted in the competition. Shortlisted entrants will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts in front of a live audience at the RSC’s annual flagship event for industry, Chemistry Means Business. This event will be held in Manchester, UK on the 13th and 14th June 2017, where a winner will be selected.
The Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowships scheme is now open for applications. The scheme aims to stimulate creativity and innovation in engineering by offering support to academics and recent graduates interested in launching a company. Warwick Ventures Business Development Managers are available to assist any researchers interested in making an application.
Congratulations to Professor Laura Green, Head of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, who has been shortlisted for an Innovator of the Year award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Warwick Ventures has supported the translation of Professor Green's research, which focuses on reducing lameness in sheep flocks. The award winners will be announced on 24 May 2017.
Medherant Ltd, a University of Warwick spin-out company developing a novel transdermal drug delivery patch technology, has appointed Laboratoires Plasto Santé to manufacture its first drug delivery patches.
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has recognised the work being done by the University of Warwick to combat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in a speech at the Geneva Summit on NTDs.
Anti-freeze polymers designed by the University of Warwick have been launched into high altitude as part of a successful NASA-funded project in the USA.
A novel, though fictitious, method for cryogenically preserving British strawberries won top prize in a business competition for postgraduate researchers.
Run by the University of Warwick’s Science Park and supported by Warwick Ventures, the contest was the culmination of a Business Innovation and Commercialisation course aimed at PhD researchers in the Science Faculty.
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