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Warwick Ventures News 2013

20 December 2013


CAL logosWarwick online courses feature in UK Trade & Investment brochure

The University of Warwick’s Centre for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is marketing successfully a number of online courses designed to support students and professionals whose first language is not English.


27 November 2013


WAT Derek MottersheadWarwick Audio secures £1.25m investment package

High-tech loudspeaker company Warwick Audio Technologies has secured a £1.25 million investment deal to take its innovative audio products to market.


27 November 2013


Anvil Semi NMI AwardAnvil Semiconductor wins NMI’s 2013 Innovation in Power Electronics Award

Anvil Semiconductor has won the coveted Innovation in Power Electronics category at the 2013 NMI Electronic Systems Awards ceremony.


19 November 2013


Allinea performance logoAllinea launches analytics to provide performance insight for system owners

University of Warwick spin out Allinea has launched a new tool, Allinea Performance Reports, at the SC13 Supercomputing exhibition, in Denver, Colorado.


4 November 2013


Anvil LogoAnvil closes on £1m funding round to commercialise low cost Silicon Carbide power devices

Anvil Semiconductors, spun out by Warwick Ventures in 2011, has secured backing to develop and commercialise its silicon carbide (SiC)-on-silicon technology for power devices.


25 October 2013


Bio EuropeWarwick Ventures takes new technologies to BIO Europe 2013

Warwick Ventures will be at Europe’s largest partnering conference next week, to discuss some of its cutting edge technologies.


24 October 2013


Osteo arthritis testNew test for osteo arthritis developed at University of Warwick

Researchers at the University of Warwick have designed a new diagnostic technique that will help detect the early stages of a range of skeletal disorders, including rheumatoid or osteo arthritis.


23 October 2013


Warwick Analytics DEMO God awardWarwick Analytics is a DEMO God

Warwick Analytics’ Root Cause Analytical Software has been hailed as a DEMO God after the global launch and demonstrations at DEMO Fall 2013 in Silicon Valley.


22 October 2013


Novolytics HAE AwardsNovolytics runners up in HAE investors choice award

University of Warwick spin out Novolytics was placed second in the prestigious Health Axis Europe awards, held recently in Heidelberg.


17 October 2013


Warwick Analytics logoWarwick Analytics to present at DEMO Fall 2013

University of Warwick spin-out Warwick Analytics has been invited to present their revolutionary new software for manufacturers at the renowned DEMO Fall 2013 in Silicon Valley this week.


2 October 2013


SEEK logoResearch reveals clues about cardiac drug's link to sudden cardiac death

Joint research by spin-out company Tangent Reprofiling Ltd, a subsidiary of SEEK, and scientists at the University of Warwick, has led to new insights into how the cardiac drug flecainide can increase the risk of sudden cardiac death.


24 September 2013


New tech embeds mass customised hidden data in credit cards and plastics during manufacture

Gordon SmithBank card and other plastic product manufacturers will have access to a powerful new technology that will help the fight against counterfeiting and which can provide an additional security feature for credit cards, thanks to new technology devised by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick.


2 September 2013


University of Warwick wins Domainex’s first Discovery STAR Award

Vilmos FulopProfessor Vilmos Fulop, of the University of Warwick, has been named winner of the Discovery STAR Award, run by drug discovery company Domainex. The award will be used to research new treatments for the potentially life-threatening Chagas disease.


2 August 2013


warwick_warp.gifWarwick Warp gets on board with world’s largest biometric survey

University of Warwick spin-out Warwick Warp has been approved by the Indian government to supply its fingerprint technology to the largest biometric data-gathering project in the world.


31 July 2013


Polytherics LogoPolytherics joins forces with Antitope

UK biopharmaceutical company PolyTherics Ltd has announced a merger with Antitope Ltd, a leading supplier of antibody engineering and immunogenicity screening services. PolyTherics acquired the University of Warwick spin-out company, Warwick Effect Polymers, in 2012.


30 July 2013


Dan Somers meets SAP ChairmanWarwick Analytics forges ahead with pioneering fault analysis products

University of Warwick spin-out company Warwick Analytics is reaching out into new markets, following the appointment of a new chairman and the development of a partnership with global software company SAP.


29 July 2013


ZonarSound Sport WalesZonarSound installs hidden speakers at Sport Wales HQ

ZonarSound, a company producing innovative concealed loudspeakers has completed its first installation at the Sport Wales headquarters in Cardiff. The technology was developed by parent company Warwick Audio Technologies.


22 July 2013


UKTI Entrepreneur FestivalWarwick Ventures supports UKTI’s Entrepreneur Festival 2013

Warwick Ventures is urging budding entrepreneurs to get involved with a new Entrepreneur’s Festival, launched this year by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).


17 July 2013


Novolytics partners with Cobra in the battle against MRSA

University of Warwick spin out company, Novolytics and partner, Cobra Biologics, have announced a step forward in the battle against antibiotic resistant infections with a new, high-yield method of producing phages – microorganisms that can kill bacteria.


8 July 2013


Base4 and Hitachi High-Tech to Develop New Nanopore DNA Sequencing System

University of Warwick spinout company, Base4 Innovation Ltd and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, have announced a collaborative agreement to develop a new DNA-sequencing system. The system will be based on technology developed by Base4 and instrumentation developed by Hitachi High-Tech.


26 June 2013


GlobalPadWarwick e-learning tools make interpreting lectures EASE-y

E-learning resources have been launched by the University of Warwick to help students who speak English as a second language understand lectures and engage effectively in seminars.


18 June 2013


Autophaser logoAutophaser improves sample analysis in areas such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and oil spills

A new software package allows researchers to vastly improve the performance of one of the key tools used to analyse medical and environmental samples. The software is available for licence from Warwick Ventures, the commercial arm of the University of Warwick.


5 June 2013


Sudhesh KumarWarwick social entrepreneurs win Big Venture Challenge

Two University of Warwick academics have been recognised as being among the UK’s top social entrepreneurs by the social enterprise network, UnLtd.


18 April 2013


Recycling Technologies Swindon Swindon welcomes Recycling Technologies

University of Warwick spin out Recycling Technologies has marked the offical launch of its new Technology and Manufacturing Centre in Swindon.


16 April 2013


Brendan SpillaneWarwick Ventures to boost University’s software success

Researchers developing innovative software at the University of Warwick can get extra help developing commercial routes for their products from Warwick Ventures, the University’s technology commercialisation arm.


25 March 2013


Cambridge CMOS Sensors CleanTech AwardBusiness award for Cambridge CMOS Sensors

Spin out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors has been named Business Weekly’s CleanTech Company of the Year. The company is developing gas sensor technology developed in collaboration with the University of Warwick.


25 March 2013


Allinea MapSupercomputer Scientists Take Control of Code Performance with Allinea MAP

Allinea Software launches its new performance analysis tool developed with help from the University of Warwick’s Performance Computing and Visualisation Group.


19 March 2013


Mercia LogoMercia Fund Management holds first Open House

Venture capital fund manager Mercia Fund Management is to host its first Open House event for companies seeking SEIS and EIS investment.


12 February 2013


logo-warwick-warp.pngStewart Hefferman joins Warwick Warp as Chief Executive Officer

Warwick Warp Ltd, a University of Warwick spin out company developing novel fingerprint recognition technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Stewart Hefferman as Chief Executive Officer.


30 January 2013


Domainex logoDomainex STAR Award to Support Academic Drug Discovery
The drug discovery company, Domainex, has launched a new award scheme to support academic groups at the early stages of drug discovery.

For more information about the award, click here.

If you'd like to find out how you can enter, click here.

21 January 2013


ZonarSoundNew loudspeakers from ZonarSound get straight to the point
University of Warwick spin out Warwick Audio is launching a new kind of flat, directional loudspeaker under the brand ZonarSound, at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) tradeshow in Amsterdam later this month.


15 January 2013


Wroxall Investors GroupMidlands Investors back pioneering CHP system fuelled by waste.

University of Warwick spin out company, Recycling Technologies, has
completed an equity financing deal with the Wroxall Investors Group (WIG), a Midlands-based business angel syndicate.


14 January 2013


Bruno MoreauWarwick Warp appoints new chairman

Warwick Warp Ltd, a University of Warwick spin-out developing novel fingerprint recognition technology, has announced the appointment of Bruno Moreau as its new Chairman.


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