About WINN

What does the Combi Boiler, Liquid Crystals in your TV and Military Radar have in common? They were all invented right here in Worcestershire!

WINN is a new collaboration between many of the Innovators in the region, aimed at consolidating innovation support activities, creating a community of innovators and ensuring that our innovative history continues into our innovative future.

Its vision is to be a catalyst for innovation, fostering a vibrant and inclusive environment; creating connections to enable people and communities to form successful collaborations. A pivotal advocate for innovation that develops, elevates, manages and influences a collective strategy; co-ordinating and delivering interventions that benefit innovators, enablers and exploiters with the innovation ecosystem.

WINN Wednesday is WINN's networking channel, providing a 'link to' and 'link for' innovation communities; it provides avenues for assistance, inspires ideas, introduces people and businesses as well as raising awareness and launching opportunities.


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The Proof of Concept Project has received £1,537,394 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020, which £37,500 of this funding is supporting WINN events to promote innovation in Worcestershire. The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit

WINN Wednesday

Knowledge CafeJoin us on the 7th June 2017
5pm - 8.30pm at Worcester Arena.

University Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN
Complimentary food and mocktails!

Join us at our next WINN Wednesday


From small scale studios to advanced manufacturing,
WINN will celebrate those who make the innovative products that enrich our daily lives.

Why attend?

  • Say hello.....
  • Discover.....
  • Collaborate.....
  • Make a difference.....


Save the DateSave the Dates

We look forward to seeing you at our June WINN Wednesday but don't forget to save the dates for our next events too - further details to follow!

27th September 2017

22nd November 2017

The Gurteen Knowledge Cafe

Past event

The Gurteen Knowledge Café

April 2017

WINN Wednesday

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WINN Wednesday event

7th June 2017
5pm - 8.30 pm
Worcester Arena

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