Innovative Coventry and Warwickshire

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This project is part funded by ERDF

 

This project will ensure that the benefits of innovation and new technology are felt in the local economy of Coventry and Warwickshire. The area’s urban and rural centres will be used as test-beds for emerging technologies in the fields of data capture, energy usage, IT connectivity, smart systems, digital technology and health and assistive technologies.

The project is led by Coventry City Council and CUE are one of the partners

Coventry University’s Health Design and Technology Institute (HDTI), will provide a range of usability solutions for SMEs with products in the development cycle including user focus groups, interviews and questionnaires, co-creation sessions, usability walkthroughs, expert appraisals and end user panel reviews. 

The project aims to encourage collaboration between the knowledge base, innovative businesses and local authorities, and support 75 SMEs to develop, test and market new products.