News from the University of Warwick Science Park July 2012
Pictured, left to right, is Mike Holden, chairman of Global Forensics, Sarah Bailey, lead forensic scientist at Global Forensics, and David Grindrod, acting director of the University of Warwick Science Park.
LabStart plays a key role in success

A human identification test which will revolutionise forensic science worldwide by “solving crimes quicker” has been launched in the region for a world market.

The cutting-edge technology can determine in less than two hours which suspects and evidence should be DNA tested, saving invaluable police investigation time, effort and money.

The DNA screening tool or stand-a-lone system has been launched by Global Forensics based at the University of Warwick Science Park’s recently opened LabStart facility. (Read More)

Welcome to Spark – the new newsletter of University of Warwick Science Park.

Welcome to Spark – the new newsletter of University of Warwick Science Park.

There’s more news which affects your business, more timely information about updates from our Innovation Centres at the University of Warwick, Binley, Warwick and Blythe Valley and there is less impact on the environment than our traditional paper version.

There will also be new features from our business support service - not only information from and about the wider business community, but guides based on practical experience with successful start- up and growing companies and useful services.

Whether it’s marketing, finance or business strategy, experts at the University of Warwick Science Park can help you grow your business.

The business support team here, which works on the Techmark, Ignite and Access to Finance programmes, produce regular ‘business nugget’ bulletins on a range of issues to help firms grow.

In each issue of Spark, we will be publishing a business nugget to give you our expert view around a particular subject that could drive your business forward. Of course, if you would like more information, contact us on 024 7632 3113.

For this edition’s nugget, please click here

An innovative electronics firm is getting used to life in the fast lane, having relocated to new premises in Solihull.

Lyra Electronics has taken space at Blythe Valley Innovation Centre, run by the University of Warwick Science Park, having rapidly outgrown its previous accommodation at the science park’s Venture Centre in Coventry. (Read More)

Move is just the job for OMSS

The future of a Coventry-based health and safety firm is in good shape after its move to the Binley Innovation Centre.

OM Safety Solutions (OMSS) Ltd is a full service health and safety company that offers everything from consultancy and training courses to project management and assistance in attaining required safety standards. (Read More)

Major new aid for business

University of Warwick Science Park tenants are set to benefit from a new centre of innovation for West Midlands SMEs

The International Institute for Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI), WMG’s latest SME focussed centre will open its doors in September, featuring a range of demonstrators and examples of three technology areas in practice; digital innovation, polymer innovation and experience led innovation. (Read More)

Major development for UWSP firm

A Coventry company that designs and develops specialist molecule-based solutions is combining with a leading London-based biopharmaceutical firm to provide ‘best-in-class’ technology.

The deal sees Warwick Effect Polymers (WEP) join forces with PolyTherics, a major provider to biopharmaceutical companies, which works towards the improvement of protein and peptide-based drugs. (Read More)

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