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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.

University of Warwick awarded ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ at inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards

University of Warwick has been awarded the title of ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ at inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards

The conference, meeting and events team at the University of Warwick were awarded the title of ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ and will now go through to the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.


Martin Yardley appointed to role to spearhead the development of the University Of Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus

Martin Yardley, who currently combines the roles of Executive Director of Place at Coventry City Council and the CEO of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership, is to join the University of Warwick in a senior business development role.

Mon 25 Nov 2019, 13:02 | Tags: Business, Coventry, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, Business Members

Minerva Business Angels help tech start-up Tended secure a million-pound investment deal

Minerva, the business angel network which is part of University of Warwick Science Park, has played a vital role in helping Lincoln-based tech start-up Tended access the funds and know-how needed to take its intelligent safety solutions to the next level. Tended secured a total of £935,000 through Minerva Business Angels, including a single investment of £810,000 from Blackfinch Ventures. They went on to secure a further £221,000 from innovate UK, taking the total raised to £1.15m.  

Tue 21 May 2019, 12:15 | Tags: Business, Minerva, Regional Issues, Business Members

New technology transfer network set to accelerate innovation in the Midlands

The Midlands Innovation group of universities has launched the largest collaboration between university technology transfer offices in the UK, to attract investment and management talent to the region.

 

Fri 12 Oct 2018, 14:31 | Tags: Industry, Business, innovation, Business Members

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