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Leading Digital and innovation strategy expert appointed as University of Warwick’s first Director of Innovation

Digital and innovation strategy expert David Plumb has been appointed to the new role of Director of Innovation at the University of Warwick. He will take up the role in September.


£100 million new funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing Centre – will help create the technologies of tomorrow

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP has announced today (Friday 10th August 2018) that WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been awarded £100m in Government funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.


Midlands based global doyens of darkness are LED into daylight

Midlands based Global darkroom specialists Paterson Photographic Ltd in Tipton have added daylight to darkness in their leading studio and theatre lighting thanks to LED technology support from WMG at the University of Warwick.

Thu 02 Aug 2018, 13:40 | Tags: WMG, Business, Business and Management, Business Members

UK sharing economy usage rises by 60 per cent

Users of the sharing economy in the UK have grown by 60 per cent in 18 months, a new survey has found. Warwick Business School academics also found that 23 per cent of the UK population use sharing economy services more than once a month and that the more educated you are the more likely you are to be paying for the likes of Uber and Airbnb.

Mon 02 Jul 2018, 12:40 | Tags: Warwick Business School, WBS, Business, Business Members

New report says UK electric vehicle battery industry could be worth £2.7 billion per year for UK chemical companies

A new report published today Monday 25th June 2108 shows that UK companies are well-placed to supply valuable materials needed for batteries to be built in UK – a potential £2.7 billion per year business opportunity. The report commissioned by WMG at the University of Warwick, was launched to the Chemical Industry Association at the Chemistry Growth Partnership meeting in London, chaired by Steve Foots, Chief Executive of Croda, and attended by Richard Harrington MP.

Mon 25 Jun 2018, 12:37 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, Business, Chemistry, electric vehicles, Business Members

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