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Funding Opportunities

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Do you have an idea you'd like to develop? Do you need funding to help you do that? Below are several funding opportunities to support the early stages of your idea development. Through the links you will find details about the different types of funding available to you and how to apply for each of them.

Spring Opportunities

This toolkit offers advice and guidance on how to build and improve your MVP.

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Project funding from £100 to £3000 to help students turn their ideas into reality.

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Project funding from £100 to £3000 to help students turn their ideas into reality.

MeWe360 is pleased to once again announce the return of the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs 2022 (DBACE 2022).

As of mid January 2022, the DBACE website will be accepting applications from 18-30-year-old creative entrepreneurs across the UK with an aim to drive positive impact through their enterprise. A key reminder that this is creative industries specific with a list of eligible disciplines available in our FAQ. The awards is also open to entrepreneurs at any business stage, from pre-launch with a strongly thought out idea, to established and looking to scale.

£60k prize pot £100k worth of tailored business support 5 winners Submission period: mid January - March 31, 2022. Please note, the website is due to be updated by the end of November 2021.


Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement. (WAPCE)

The Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement (WAPCE), like the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE), and Warwick Awards for Personal Tutoring Excellence (WAPTE), celebrate the very best of Warwick’s staff and students. The WAPCE awards in particular seek to recognise the vital contributions Warwick staff and students make in engaging the public – on an international and national level as well as crucially within our region and local communities – in our learning and discovery, with the goals of sharing and co-producing knowledge, strengthening the role we play in the region and showcasing the role Warwick plays nationally and internationally in making the world a better place.


Annual Opportunities

£10k for student co-design and delivery projects

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Warwick Enterprise is here to support student societies and student-led groups with their innovative ideas and delivery through the academic year. We are very excited to inform you that Warwick Enterprise have some funding and support available for any Warwick student societies or student-led groups interested in undertaking innovative, creative and/or enterprising activities this academic year, 2021/22.

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Ingenuity is a nationwide programme pioneered by the University of Nottingham; and we, the University of Warwick, are very proud to be hosting Ingenuity West Midlands, enabling us to explore challenges with a regional focus.

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Innovation of all sorts shapes history--whether it is the invention of new processes to manufacture porcelain in early modern China, or new ways of selling household goods in interwar Britain. Innovation has also been at the heart of important debates among historians about the origins of the industrial revolution, the comparative economic trajectories of Asia and Europe, and much more.

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