Case Study: Venturefest West Midlands

Partners: Innovation Birmingham; 3 LEPS - Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire and Greater Birmingham and Solihull; Six universities – Aston, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Coventry, Warwick, Wolverhampton. Project Duration: Ongoing since 2015 The Project Venturefest provides entrepreneurs, investors and innovators with a chance to meet, engage and exchange ideas for co-operation and collaboration, particularly in the … Continue reading Case Study: Venturefest West Midlands

Event: EBRI – Biochar Workshop

Biochar Workshop: 11 March 2020 The rising demand for this sustainable material could open up exciting opportunities for your business Discover more about biochar, its wide variety of benefits and uses including carbon capture, water treatment, fuel source, odour control, soil improvement and industrial applications. When: 11 March 2020 Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)* … Continue reading Event: EBRI – Biochar Workshop

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

Event: Save the date! International STEAM Conference – 2020

Source and where to register When: 13 - 14 July 2020 Where: Birmingham City University What happens at the intersection of the Arts and the Sciences? REGISTER YOUR INTEREST here to be the first to receive full details about Birmingham City University’s International STEAM Conference - 2020. Aimed at all those curious about cross-disciplinary thinking, … Continue reading Event: Save the date! International STEAM Conference – 2020

A year of Innovation Policy and Practice – 2019

Another great year is over and we’re reflecting on the amazing time we’ve had running our Innovation Policy and Practice Breakfast events. Our aim is to stimulate discussion and networking across those actively involved in innovation in the West Midlands from any sector or type of organisation. Here’s a recap of what we’ve been up … Continue reading A year of Innovation Policy and Practice – 2019

A year with the Innovative Low Carbon Working Group – 2019

It’s the end of another year and we’re reflecting on the amazing time we’ve had with our Innovative Low Carbon partners and the great things we’ve seen and heard throughout 2019. We enjoyed it so much we want to share our top takeaways with you too: 1. Midlands Energy Hub – Midlands Energy Hub gave … Continue reading A year with the Innovative Low Carbon Working Group – 2019

A year with the Innovative Health Working Group – 2019

It’s the end of another year and we’re reflecting on the amazing time we’ve had with our Innovative Health partners and the great things we’ve seen and heard throughout 2019. We enjoyed it so much we want to share our top takeaways with you too: Enlighten AR – The worlds first free Augmented Reality support … Continue reading A year with the Innovative Health Working Group – 2019

Blog: Innovation & the Circular Economy

Debbie Ward, Business Development Manager for Gleeds, shares her thoughts and insights on our latest Innovation Policy and Practice Breakfast. As a passionate advocate of the circular economy, I was delighted to join Gerrard Fisher (QSA) and Clare Ollerenshaw (Circular Consultants) in presenting at IAWM’s Innovation Policy and Practice Breakfast on ‘Innovation and the Circular … Continue reading Blog: Innovation & the Circular Economy