Ben Kirsch, West Midlands Policy Advisor and representative for the UK Intellectual Property Office, tells us how Intellectual Property fits within the developing themes for the Local Industrial Strategy.
Here at Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands we have been having fun with our new campaign - using engaging strap-lines to encourage involvement in our three Working Groups (see below). Now it's YOUR turn. Get involved in our campaign by sending us your innovative strap-line, either related to our specific Working Groups, or to … Continue reading Send us your strap-line!
Transport for West Midlands invite attendees from local authorities to join transport providers, industry partners and experts in the field in a dialogue on the future of mobility. The event will include guest speakers Graham Hanson from the Department for Transport, Chris Perry from MaaS Global, the world leader in Mobility as a Service operations, … Continue reading
On the 1st November, Digital InNov8ors are running 'The Skills Academy Employer Event 2018' from 10am - 1pm. Digital InNov8ors recognise the need for employees to hone and utilise their digital skills with confidence, and have thus developed a unique and engaging approach to work readiness training. This event is free and includes a light lunch and a personal Careers Motivation … Continue reading
For the fourth year, Venturefest West Midlands will be providing an arena for the region’s brightest entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to grow and collaborate whilst exploring new products and services. And with just over a week to go this year Venturefest event is a sell out with 450 registered to attend! Tailored for growth-focused businesses … Continue reading Venturefest WM opens reserve list as tickets sell out ahead of this Thursdays annual conference and exhibition!
For the fourth year, Venturefest West Midlands will be providing an arena for the region’s brightest entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to grow and collaborate whilst exploring new products and services. Tailored for growth-focused businesses in the science and technology sector, the single-day event will be taking place on Thursday 27th September at Innovation Birmingham’s iCentrum … Continue reading Venturefest West Midlands set to boost growth for the region’s brightest science and tech innovators
Intellectual Property specialists Marks & Clerk are proud to be sponsoring the Pitchfest competition at Venturefest this year. Nearly 60 businesses have applied to the competition this year and there is a strong field to go through to the judging panel on 6th September before the final which will be held as part of this … Continue reading Venturefest West Midlands – Pitchfest Headline Sponsor Announced
The next Smart City Alliance meeting will take place on Wednesday 5th September from 9:30am to 11:30am. Giosprite have kindly offered a venue at their Smart City Centre in Lichfield. The address is Giosprite, Stowe Court, Stowe Street, Lichfield. WS13 6AQ. Lichfield is 35 minutes by train directly from Birmingham New Street Station to Lichfield … Continue reading Smart City Alliance Working Group – 05/09/18
Date 18 September 2018 Time Tour of EBRI: 13:15 – 13:50 ILCWG meeting commences 14:00 Location The European Bioenergy Research Institute, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7ET Organisers SWM in partnership with the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands and hosted by SWM members EBRI. Audience This workshop is for members of the Innovation Alliance … Continue reading Innovative Low Carbon Working Group meeting – 18/9/18
The Venturefest programme is well and truly taking shape as keynote speakers Sherry Coutu, Chairman of the Scaleup Institute & Founders4schools and Marcus Burton, Director - Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd both confirm their place in the line-up for Thursday 27th September 2018. Sherry Coutu is a former CEO and angel investor who serves on the … Continue reading Venturefest West Midlands – Key Note Speakers Confirmed