Venturefest Blog Series: Part 1 – Why this event mattered and why we’ll be back next year!

Dr David Hardman, Chair of Venturefest West Midlands and CEx of Innovation Birmingham, opened the fifth VenturefestWM in a room full of likeminded innovators by posing his first question “why do we innovate?”. As the audience pondered, he went on to highlight the need for focus to be on innovation, in 2019 more than ever, … Continue reading Venturefest Blog Series: Part 1 – Why this event mattered and why we’ll be back next year!

Event: Venturefest West Midlands Returns to Boost Growth for Region’s Science & Tech Innovators

Science and technology businesses are being encouraged to attend the fifth annual Venturefest West Midlands, the showcase event that provides a platform for the region’s innovators to collaborate on new products and services that will support continued growth and prosperity across the region. Register here View the programme here Venturefest West Midlands is a free … Continue reading Event: Venturefest West Midlands Returns to Boost Growth for Region’s Science & Tech Innovators

Digital Leaders Week: Digisheds Birmingham Launch Event

Digisheds™ Birmingham Launches Pioneering Programme To Develop Diverse Digital Talent June 18th 2019, 13.30–16.30, BCU, Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG At Tin Smart Social we know that democratising digital skills learning through accessible and inclusive training pathways is the only way to address the expanding Digital Skills Gap facing industry.  They have developed their own … Continue reading Digital Leaders Week: Digisheds Birmingham Launch Event

Digital Leaders Week: Mayoral STEAMhouse Challenge: Clean Air, Green Future

  This is a STEAMhouse initiative in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and a Climate Change Solutions Ltd collaboration as part of Digital Leaders Week 2019. When: Thurs 20th June, 9-6pm and Fri 21st June, 9.30-5pm Where: STEAMhouse, Digbeth, Birmingham 'We are facing a local and global emergency from generating toxic pollution of our cities, towns and communities while adding to … Continue reading Digital Leaders Week: Mayoral STEAMhouse Challenge: Clean Air, Green Future

Digital Leaders Week: The Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt

IAWM are pleased to be working in partnership with Birmingham City Council, Innovation Birmingham, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and Birmingham City University to kick off a week long programme of events for Digital Leaders Week. Join us on Monday 17th June at STEAMhouse for The Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt! The Great … Continue reading Digital Leaders Week: The Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt

News: Smart City Alliance Supports BCU CityGate Launch

On Wednesday 1st May 2019 IAWM's Smart City Alliance had the pleasure of supporting Birmingham City University (BCU) for the launch of the 'CityGate' urban data platform. It was really overwhelming to see such a great turnout at Millennium Point, Birmingham, with over 50 regional innovation experts coming together to engage with our 'data' themed … Continue reading News: Smart City Alliance Supports BCU CityGate Launch

News: Venturefest West Midlands – Keynote Announcement

Keynote Announcement: Building a skilled and diverse technology workforce with Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive, Engineering UK 4th July 2019 – The Gallery Suite, National Exhibition Centre Hilary joined Engineering UK as Chief Executive in January 2019 and leads the organisation in its mission to inspire the next generation of engineers and increase the talent pipeline into engineering. … Continue reading News: Venturefest West Midlands – Keynote Announcement