Event: Birmingham engages with the “commercialisation of science” by welcoming 2020 Business of Science Conference

The 5th annual Business of Science Conference will be coming to Birmingham on 21st May 2020 to engage with the City’s leadership in science and innovation. The event, which gathers businesses and individuals passionate about the commercialisation of science, will take place on Thursday 21st May 2020 at Millennium Point, welcoming keynote speakers such as … Continue reading Event: Birmingham engages with the “commercialisation of science” by welcoming 2020 Business of Science Conference

Event: 5G-Enabled Road and Rail Transport Trials in the West Midlands

£2.5 million to be invested in innovation projects that develop a new service or product. West Midlands 5G (WM5G), in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), West Midlands Combined Authority and in collaboration with Innovate UK, will invest up to £2.5 million in innovation projects that develop a new service or … Continue reading Event: 5G-Enabled Road and Rail Transport Trials in the West Midlands

Event: The Cyber Security Conversation

DCMS West Midlands Cyber Security Strategy Consultation: On 2nd March 2020 the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) to facilitate a West Midlands consultation to help DCMS understand how participants feel government can drive growth and innovation in the cyber security sector. This … Continue reading Event: The Cyber Security Conversation

Event: EBRI Value from Waste Master Class

New 2020 dates announced – EBRI Value from Waste Master Class Redundant material such as food waste, cardboard boxes, plastic waste, sawdust, waste oils, manure, hay straw, sugar beet residue, spent grain waste from breweries are only a few examples of waste that could potentially open up fresh possibilities for your business. EBRI’s new 2020 … Continue reading Event: EBRI Value from Waste Master Class

Event: EBRI – Biochar Workshop

Biochar Workshop: 11 March 2020 The rising demand for this sustainable material could open up exciting opportunities for your business Discover more about biochar, its wide variety of benefits and uses including carbon capture, water treatment, fuel source, odour control, soil improvement and industrial applications. When: 11 March 2020 Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)* … Continue reading Event: EBRI – Biochar Workshop

Event: Save the date! International STEAM Conference – 2020

Source and where to register When: 13 - 14 July 2020 Where: Birmingham City University What happens at the intersection of the Arts and the Sciences? REGISTER YOUR INTEREST here to be the first to receive full details about Birmingham City University’s International STEAM Conference - 2020. Aimed at all those curious about cross-disciplinary thinking, … Continue reading Event: Save the date! International STEAM Conference – 2020

A year of Innovation Policy and Practice – 2019

Another great year is over and we’re reflecting on the amazing time we’ve had running our Innovation Policy and Practice Breakfast events. Our aim is to stimulate discussion and networking across those actively involved in innovation in the West Midlands from any sector or type of organisation. Here’s a recap of what we’ve been up … Continue reading A year of Innovation Policy and Practice – 2019

Event: CityFest – Urban Futures

SAVE THE DATE When: Wednesday 8th July 2020 A reception to mark the launch of ASTUTE: the Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment, showcasing technologies destined to shape our life in the cities of tomorrow: artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, future transportation, robotics... CityFest is an exploration of technologies that will sit at the … Continue reading Event: CityFest – Urban Futures

Event: Urban M Final Conference

Source: Distinctly Birmingham Success factors for great collaborative maker spaces.  Unbelievably the Interreg Europe Urban Manufacturing project is already at the end of year 3 of project delivery. This first phase has focused squarely upon knowledge exchange through thematic policy meetings and study visits.  The final conference was no exception to this focus on learning, … Continue reading Event: Urban M Final Conference