The Midlands Innovation group of eight universities, including Warwick, has launched its Commercialisation of Research Accelerator Programme, and is on target to deliver against its goals to support development of spin-out companies and attract investment and skills to the Midlands region.
Warwick University’s Engineering research and a University spin out company featured on The One Show on Monday 18 March.
Twelve new university spin-out companies are gearing up to present their ideas later this month at two showcase events in London and Birmingham.
Medherant, a developer of innovative transdermal drug delivery treatments for pain and CNS diseases, has successfully completed two Phase I studies with its novel Ibuprofen TEPI® Patch.
Medherant, a developer of innovative transdermal drug delivery treatments for pain and CNS diseases, has been awarded a Medicines Manufacturing Grant by Innovate UK.
A new spinout company from the University of Warwick will focus on the development of open-source and innovative laboratory equipment for life sciences researchers and citizen scientists.
Professor Matthew I. Gibson in the Department of Chemistry has licensed a non-natural amino acid, Fmoc 4-azido-L-phenylalanine, to the reagent company Kerafast.
Last week, Warwick Ventures played host to the first Midlands ICURe (Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research) bootcamp, welcoming 12 entrepreneurial teams from eight universities to Warwick Conferences to develop their commercially-promising ideas.
This year's University awards saw a joint win to the Chemistry Department and Warwick Ventures in the Research Contribution category for the creation of spin-out Interface Polymers. Each year the awards recognise outstanding contribution of staff at Warwick across all departments.
An independent survey of over 500 chatbot owners and developers by text analytics specialists Warwick Analytics reveals the majority are not satisfied with the performance of their chatbots and say human validation is key. The research shows that 59% of businesses who have a chatbot are unsatisfied with its performance.