JUN 00] UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK NEWS
e-Business Ideas To Be Allowed To Grow
new programme to help students develop e-business plans was today
being launched by the government minister responsible for the
minister Patricia Hewitt MP was visiting the Warwick Manufacturing
Group at the University of Warwick to launch the new WMG/Sun
e-business incubator programme.
e-incubator is a process designed to foster and implement e-business
plans developed by students.
WMG/Sun incubator program will give students an opportunity to use Sun
technology to turn bright ideas into commercial enterprises.
the new e-business world those that embrace the new technologies and
share good practice are more likely to succeed.
often excellent ideas are nipped in the bud because innovative
people don't have access to the right information or resources.
incubator programme will give students the technical support they
need to develop their e-business ideas and give them a better chance
director, Professor Kumar Bhattacharyya, added:
the WMG/Sun Incubator programme students will be provided with a
technical infrastructure to develop their e-business ideas.
will help start-ups to reduce time to market, reduce technical and
financial risk, making use of the expertise available at WMG.
differentiates the WMG/Sun e-incubator is that the types of business
we will be looking to initiate will be in the real product, business
to business, infoware sector rather than in the e-retail areas.
dot com age is all about partnering with the best to be able to
receive exactly the right advise and support at exactly the right
is also about sharing ideas and skills, drawing on the necessary
knowledge and experience of others.
new-economy companies can operate remotely, they do need to cluster
with like minded companies to maximise the potential success of
Sun e-business incubator will form part of the new e2 centre being
developed at Warwick by WMG.
incubator concept being developed by WMG and Sun Microsystems will
allow small start-up manufacturing companies and existing SMEs to
benefit from the new technology opportunities.