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£6 million programme extension to help small manufacturers across the Midlands

The programme delivered by the SME Group at WMG, University of Warwick has been a major success in the West Midlands over the last 2 years, helping over 100 companies, develop 71 new products and processes, from automation and productivity plans through to the zero emission technologies of tomorrow. The team have been awarded a further £6m from to take them through to March 2023, meaning the team has gone from a 2 year £5m programme, to an £11m 5 ½ year programme. This extension will enable the team to operate from Wolverhampton and Worcestershire in the West, to Loughborough and Luton in the East Midlands.

Wed 09 Sep 2020, 09:28 | Tags: SMEs, WMG, Engineering, Business, Employment, funding, Sciences

Minerva Business Angels head recognised with Barclays Entrepreneur Award

Alex Toft, Head of Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park, has been named a Barclays Entrepreneur Awards Regional Icon. The awards are made to individuals who are local thought leaders of influence, who actively contribute to the development of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, and who inspire others.

Mon 07 Sep 2020, 12:04 | Tags: Community and region, Awards, Business, Campus news, Minerva

UKRI fellowships awarded to Four University of Warwick Academics

Four academics at the University of Warwick have been awarded a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship, providing world class research in topics ranging from stellar explosions, medieval medical texts for modern medicines, synthetic biology and climate –related financial risks.


Warwick is top Midlands University for entrepreneurs and managers

The University of Warwick is the number one university in the Midlands for students who aspire to start their own company or run a business, according to a new survey.


Margot James announced as New Executive Chair for WMG at the University of Warwick

Margot James The University of Warwick is delighted to announce the appointment of former Minister Margot James as the new Executive Chair of WMG. She takes up the role in April.

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