News: Artificial Intelligence firm Sidetrade launches The Code Academy

Sidetrade today announced the launch of The Code Academy at their Birmingham office, which will provide a four-week training programme for 12 graduates, with four data and software jobs up for grabs at the end. The announcement coincides with the first Birmingham Tech Week putting the city’s tech innovation center stage. The Academy is a … Continue reading News: Artificial Intelligence firm Sidetrade launches The Code Academy

News: Innovation 50 ranks Top 50 innovative businesses in the Midlands

Mills & Reeve have published their biennial "Innovation 50" report, the Midlands' only innovation focused ranking system, which celebrates 50 of the Midlands' most innovative businesses. Beginning in 2017, Mills & Reeve have published their second report which aims to celebrate ground-breaking ideas and pioneering ways of working of innovative organisations across the Midlands - … Continue reading News: Innovation 50 ranks Top 50 innovative businesses in the Midlands

News: Birmingham prepares to welcome its inaugural Birmingham Tech Week

Birmingham prepares to welcome the inaugural Birmingham Tech Week, taking place on 7th - 13th October 2019. Birmingham Tech Week has been formed to highlight the burgeoning tech scene and will form the umbrella to more than 50 events happening across the city during the 5 days of Birmingham Tech Week. For many years, Birmingham … Continue reading News: Birmingham prepares to welcome its inaugural Birmingham Tech Week

News: Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Update

UK Research and Innovation has announced the launch of the first tranche of competitions in the £98m Healthy Ageing Programme funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The first two competitions that will go live are for Investment Accelerator (opening for applications from 19 August – 6 November) and the Research Director (opening for applications from … Continue reading News: Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Update

News: Midlands Engine Independent Economic Review – Deep Dive Research

        Introduction and Background SQW, in collaboration with and Cambridge Econometrics (CE), City-REDI at the University of Birmingham, Nottingham Trent University and the Black Country Consortium, have been commissioned by the Midlands Engine (ME) to develop the first ever Independent Economic Review (IER) for the Midlands region. This exercise forms part of … Continue reading News: Midlands Engine Independent Economic Review – Deep Dive Research

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