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Clean Transport Accelerator launched by NatWest and University of Warwick to help SMEs fast-track their innovations

With transport being the largest carbon emitting sector in the UK, a partnership between NatWest and WMG at the University of Warwick has led to the launch of the Clean Transport Accelerator. It will support businesses which are part of the mobility sector to develop products and services that will play their part in achieving the UK’s net-zero goals.


Big ideas to improve patient flow in hospitals sought from innovators

The University of Warwick is calling on innovators and businesses to pitch solutions that will improve patient flow through the hospital.

Wed 26 Jan 2022, 13:11 | Tags: research, Business, innovation

Entrepreneurs invited to enter Minerva Birmingham’s Pitch Up 2022 competition

Applications to Minerva Birmingham’s Pitch Up 2022 competition have opened. Formerly known as ‘Pitchfest WM’ and now in its 7th year, Pitch Up is a collaboration, co-delivered by Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park Ltd, the Centre for Growth at Aston University, and University of Birmingham Enterprise.


Data Science for Social Good Programme helps tackle worldwide problems

Over the summer of 2021, a congregation of data scientists from all over the world collaborated virtually, and successfully worked for four different organisations. Their work included creating an anomaly detection in public procurement systems for DNCP – Paraguay’s National Department for Public Contracting, mapping the world’s offline population for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), improving economic forecasts during times of crises with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and prioritising environmental complaints with the Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) in Chile.

Mon 10 Jan 2022, 16:24 | Tags: Statistics, WBS, Business, DSSGxUK, Sciences

New NatWest Accelerator hub to open at University of Warwick

NatWest and the University of Warwick are opening a new business Accelerator hub on the University’s campus, with the focus on supporting and empowering students, local entrepreneurs, and local business owners to grow their businesses. Applications are now open for local businesses and students to join the first cohort, starting in January. 


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