Blog: City Leader Views on Urban Manufacturing for Growth

The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is supporting an international EU Interreg project called Urban M to share best practices on innovation with European city partners. The Urban M team recently interviewed Lloyd Broad, Interim Head of Employment and Skills at Birmingham City Council to understand his perspective and why the topic of Urban … Continue reading Blog: City Leader Views on Urban Manufacturing for Growth

Opportunity through Innovation: Acting on the WM Science and Innovation Audit findings

By Dr Pam Waddell, Director of Birmingham Science City Science and innovation could be a driving force behind the continuing economic renaissance of the West Midlands, and the newly published West Midlands Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) helps to point to areas of strength, opportunity and challenge to focus on to help to unleash this … Continue reading Opportunity through Innovation: Acting on the WM Science and Innovation Audit findings

Future Cities Solutions- Resources Available for You to Meet Real Challenges

You've been developing a great idea that you think will help to solve a societal challenge.  You've spotted an opportunity, but you want to make sure that you understand the market before diving in and committing a large helping of time and money. Excellent! Please read on. Here, at Birmingham Science City, we keep an … Continue reading Future Cities Solutions- Resources Available for You to Meet Real Challenges