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

News: Urban Manufacturing Renaissance – Experts coming to Birmingham

Birmingham City Council and Birmingham City University are joining forces on 13th and 14th June to welcome a European delegation to the city.  The delegates are here as part of a European Funded project team to look into ways of boosting the local economy by encouraging SMEs to become more innovative.  The West Midlands were … Continue reading News: Urban Manufacturing Renaissance – Experts coming to Birmingham