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

Opportunity: Request for Expressions of Interest from West Midlands 5G Testbed and Trials Programme Trialists

How will 5G impact your business? Trials in Worcestershire have already shown how 5G can increase productivity for manufacturers using simple but effective technologies such as preventative maintenance and AR machine diagnostics.  Building on this, we are looking to speak with other manufacturers in the West Midlands who could benefit from these and similar 5G … Continue reading Opportunity: Request for Expressions of Interest from West Midlands 5G Testbed and Trials Programme Trialists

News: Free Digital Support Worth £1,000

Hundreds of small businesses in Birmingham are set to receive free digital support worth £1,000 as part of a new Government-funded pilot scheme called HeadsUp! The initiative, delivered by small business support group Enterprise Nation in collaboration with partners including Innovation Birmingham, will see small city firms line up to get access to help with … Continue reading News: Free Digital Support Worth £1,000

News: Successful Launch for DIGI-RAIL offering support to West Midlands Businesses

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) launched the DIGI-RAIL project today (22 March 2019) to West Midlands businesses looking for support in accessing opportunities that the digital railway has to offer. The event brought together rail professionals from across the supply chain and gave an opportunity to discuss, network and build partnerships, … Continue reading News: Successful Launch for DIGI-RAIL offering support to West Midlands Businesses

Event: GBSLEP European Regional Development Fund Roadshow

Find out about £25 million unallocated funds for the Greater Birmingham & Solihull area. When: Thursday 28th February 2019: 2.15pm to 3.45pm Where: Committee Room 1 at the Civic Suite, Solihull Council, B91 3QB Refreshments will be provided. The priorities for the European Regional Development Fund in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull area are:  Strengthening … Continue reading Event: GBSLEP European Regional Development Fund Roadshow

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

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