£100,000 funding to launch Health and Wellbeing Innovation Network to cultivate the next healthcare innovators
Businesses aiming to move into or grow within the healthcare, technology and wellbeing sectors can harness university and hospital expertise and resources, as well as specialist work space and business support, through a new network launched by the University of Warwick in partnership with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and Bruntwood SciTech.
The University of Warwick’s free Creative Futures Incubator based in Leamington Spa’s co-working space 1 Mill Street is already powering up new local businesses, but now is also powering pedestrians up the Parade in Leamington, with 2 e-trikes. These innovative pedicabs provide a creative, environmentally friendly way for residents to get around the town centre and access the shops.
Brexit and COVID were two major disruptions to manufacturers’ supply chains, however, a consortium of academic and industry partners including WMG, University of Warwick has identified key ways to build supply chain resilience.
The University of Warwick has appointed Dr Richard Hutchins to the newly created post of Chief Communications Officer with immediate effect. He joins the University Executive Board, reporting directly to the University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Croft. He previously served as the University’s Director of Strategy.