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
Join us for our next Innovation Policy and Practice Breakfast - all about how procurement is being used to drive innovation.
You are invited to join one of three initial workshops that will help to shape emerging, large-scale collaborative activities with the potential to significantly impact business innovation and productivity as well as the delivery of public services in the West Midlands and wider Midlands region. By contributing to one of these consultations, you will also … Continue reading Shaping Regional Projects to Stimulate Demand-led Innovation
The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is proud to support Smart City Alliance members, Enlighten, to promote awareness of mental health support through the use of emerging technology: One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. With World Mental Health Day … Continue reading IAWM Supports Mental Health Awareness Day 2018
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