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.
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 www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding
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Complimentary food and mocktails!
“All is safely gathered in” …thanks to an abundance of innovation that is transforming the industries of agriculture and food supply across Worcestershire.
WINN will be shining a light onto this subject at ‘Harvest Fest’ where we will bring together another diverse range of innovators and speakers who will enthuse and amaze with their stories about bee keeping, the use of drones in agriculture, innovation for the great outdoors and much, much more.
Slip on your wellies and savour this fresh new crop of innovation from WINN.
We look forward to seeing you at our September WINN Wednesday but don't forget to save the dates for our next events too - further details to follow!