The University of Warwick: Social Impact Opportunity

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Wednesday, 10 February, 2021 - 12:00 to 12:30

The University of Warwick: Social Impact Opportunity

Organiser

University Of Warwick

Location

Online Event
United Kingdom
GB

The University of Warwick invite you to: Ingenuity Information Event

  • Do you have an idea that has the potential to make an impact?
  • Looking for funding to support your idea/organisational development?
  • Interested in giving something back as a Mentor?
  • Looking for new directions to drive your organisation forward?

Audience

Midlands-based organisations (including: businesses, charities, social enterprises, community groups, clubs etc) & Individuals interested in making an impact.

Event Overview

Warwick Enterprise, The University of Warwick invite you to attend an informal ‘Ingenuity Information Event’. Here you will learn more about this exciting business/idea support programme and what it involves, including: mentoring, funding opportunities, networking and more.

As a University we recognise the impact that covid has had on organisations and we want to support our local community with it's recovery and that's why we are reaching out to promote this tailored programme, which supports the development of impact-based ideas and organisations. The Ingenuity programme offers the opportunity for you/your organisation to be innovative and come up with ideas that could either be implemented within your existing organisation, or the process may identify new exciting potential ventures.

What is Ingenuity?

Ingenuity 2020/21 is a nationwide challenge that uses enterprise to tackle the UK’s biggest social, environmental and economic issues. Specifically, Ingenuity participants tackle these challenges:

Watch an Introduction to Ingenuity video here.

4 Themes

· Climate Change

· Improving Health

· Create Prosperity

· Community

What does Ingenuity 2020/21 offer for your start-up/social enterprise/early-stage project?

  • Stimulating process to develop and refine your ideas
  • Mentoring from business development specialists/experts in the challenge areas
  • Notable amounts of investment and support (> £400,000 prize pot!)

If you would prefer to apply directly to attend this programme, here’s the link: https://ingenuityimpact.org/westmidlands).

(Please note: you don’t need an ‘idea’ to get involved, just an interest in making a difference.)

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please feel free to email us at: enterprise@warwick.ac.uk and one of the enterprise team will arrange a time to have an informal conversation.

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