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

News: Birmingham’s business fortunes are flourishing for these important reasons

Leading movers and shakers sound their 'incredible pride' in the West Midlands at networking event hosted by international law firm Trowers & Hamlins. Birmingham has been tipped to make its mark on the world business stage as an array of ambitious projects aimed at enhancing the region gather pace. Innovators, company directors and entrepreneurs expressed … Continue reading News: Birmingham’s business fortunes are flourishing for these important reasons

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

News: Birmingham’s first Diversity in Digital Festival launches

  Diversity in Digital Festival (DIDFest) aims to change behaviour and close the digital diversity gap, this year focusing on women in tech, addressing the lack of gender diversity in the digital sector. It will run over four weeks, consisting of over 45 events across the City of Birmingham, covering four themes: play, inspire, community … Continue reading News: Birmingham’s first Diversity in Digital Festival launches

Event: Childhood Obesity- LGA Trailblazer Programme – Discovery Phase – Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Event

Birmingham was recently selected to be part of the Discovery Phase of the LGA Childhood Obesity Trailblazer Programme. This is a specific programme of activity, to be completed by 30th April 2019, that will inform the shaping of the national trailblazer programme and provides a great opportunity for us to reshape and energise the approach … Continue reading Event: Childhood Obesity- LGA Trailblazer Programme – Discovery Phase – Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Event

News: South Korea delegation visits augmented reality firm

As many of our stakeholders may have noticed, there have been some visitors in town! Last week, following a successful trade visit to South Korea last year, Enlighten, based at Tamworth Enterprise Centre, welcomed a delegation of South Korean regional government leaders. The delegation is investigating how augmented reality mental health resources developed by Enlighten could … Continue reading News: South Korea delegation visits augmented reality firm