Public and Private Sector Procurement Driving Innovation

In another well attended IAWM event on 22nd November 2018, speakers Andrew Pestana (Interim Head of Innovation, HS2) and Haydn Brown (Head of Procurement Strategy Development, Birmingham City Council) gave an engaging talk on how their organisations are using procurement to stimulate innovation, which invited a lively discussion on the topic.  (Andrew Pestana and HS2) To … Continue reading Public and Private Sector Procurement Driving Innovation

Transport for West Midlands invite attendees from local authorities to join transport providers, industry partners and experts in the field in a dialogue on the future of mobility. The event will include guest speakers Graham Hanson from the Department for Transport, Chris Perry from MaaS Global, the world leader in Mobility as a Service operations, … Continue reading

On the 1st November, Digital InNov8ors are running 'The Skills Academy Employer Event 2018' from 10am - 1pm. Digital InNov8ors recognise the need for employees to hone and utilise their digital skills with confidence, and have thus developed a unique and engaging approach to work readiness training. This event is free and includes a light lunch and a personal Careers Motivation … Continue reading

Shaping Regional Projects to Stimulate Demand-led Innovation

You are invited to join one of three initial workshops that will help to shape emerging, large-scale collaborative activities with the potential to significantly impact business innovation and productivity as well as the delivery of public services in the West Midlands and wider Midlands region.  By contributing to one of these consultations, you will also … Continue reading Shaping Regional Projects to Stimulate Demand-led Innovation

Venturefest Blog Series: Part 6 – That’s a Wrap!

Since establishing over four years ago, the Venturefest brand has become synonymous with driving growth, supporting talent, stimulating investment, and celebrating innovation across the science and technology sector. The 2018 instalment for the West Midlands continued the delivery of innovative products and services to the marketplace, addressing topical and contemporary developments with an audience of … Continue reading Venturefest Blog Series: Part 6 – That’s a Wrap!