News: Leading To Grow Programme – Managing Digital & New Technology Adoption

A new Leading to Grow Programme being delivered by business schools across England has been launched to help support small businesses grow, innovate and increase productivity through adoption of digital and other relevant new technologies. Aston Business School and University of Birmingham Business School are each part of a consortium of Small Business Charter accredited … Continue reading News: Leading To Grow Programme – Managing Digital & New Technology Adoption

News: Wood successful in Efficiency East Midlands framework for Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Efficiency East Midlands wishes to procure and enter into a framework with multiple contractors, for the provision of an ultra-low emission vehicle charing infrastructure, including the supply and installation of electric vehicle charging points and other related technologies. The Framework has been split into the following workstreams: Lot 1 Consultancy Lot 2 Supply Only Lot … Continue reading News: Wood successful in Efficiency East Midlands framework for Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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

News: BETTER project launched

The BETTER project has officially commenced. Five partners have joined together to address a common challenge: How to encourage Public Authorities Strategies in which e-Government solutions improve their services and can stimulate regional innovation chains. The project will share and integrate best practices for smarter and more innovative regions, improve the partners’ innovation policies and create … Continue reading News: BETTER project launched

Blog: 50 Ways the West Midlands has made its mark on the world

The West Midlands is home to creators, makers and innovators. From the birthplace of the industrial revolution through to the UK’s first multi-city testbed for 5G technology – the West Midlands has remained at the forefront of change for centuries. West Midlands Growth Company has compiled a collection of 50 facts to showcase the region’s … Continue reading Blog: 50 Ways the West Midlands has made its mark on the world

News: Sustainability West Midlands shortlisted for Birmingham Business Excellence Award

Over the past four weeks, judges have been making the all important decisions of who will be shortlisted for the prestigious Birmingham Business Excellence Awards 2019.  Innovation Alliance members Sustainability West Midlands have been shortlisted for the John Pigott Financial Management Award for Sustainability!  Other nominations below: HSBC Award for Company of the Year DRPG Niyaa People … Continue reading News: Sustainability West Midlands shortlisted for Birmingham Business Excellence Award