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Could your innovation change the world?

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


Fri 18 August 2017, 07:49

New theatre company will help researchers increase impact

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.

Fri 21 July 2017, 12:01 | Tags: 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.

Mon 26 June 2017, 14:22

Medherant shortlisted for Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies competition

University of Warwick spin-out company, Medherant Ltd, has been shortlisted in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Emerging Technologies Competition 2017.

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.

Mon 12 June 2017, 10:45 | Tags: Warwick Ventures, Chemistry

Could you be an RAEng Enterprise Fellow?

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.

Thu 08 June 2017, 15:09 | Tags: Warwick Ventures, Engineering

Head of Life Sciences shortlisted for BBSRC Innovation Award

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.

Thu 18 May 2017, 13:47 | Tags: Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Medherant Appoints Laboratoires Plasto Santé to manufacture drug delivery patches

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.

Thu 11 May 2017, 17:08

University of Warwick recognised by Bill Gates for work to combat neglected tropical diseases

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.


Wed 26 April 2017, 15:12 | Tags: Warwick Ventures, Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Warwick polymers in NASA-funded launch to high altitude

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.

Wed 12 April 2017, 15:25 | Tags: Chemistry

Plan to reduce strawberry waste through cryogenics wins Warwick Ventures pitching contest

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.

Mon 03 April 2017, 13:19 | Tags: Warwick Ventures, Chemistry

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