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

Blog: FREE Augmented Reality Mental Health Support Posters – Enlighten

The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is proud to support Alliance members, Enlighten, to raise awareness of mental health using the emerging technology of Augmented Reality. We knew as soon as we met Steve and Suzanne that their health and wellbeing use case was a winner. Read more about it for yourselves below... At … Continue reading Blog: FREE Augmented Reality Mental Health Support Posters – Enlighten

Blog: Innovation and Place: National Policy and Funding a Year into the UK Industrial Strategy

With presentations from those close to the national and regional innovation agenda, this event on 31 January 2018 - hosted by Energy Systems Catapult - gave an interesting insight into national and regional strategies, and the support available to deliver these. The event was the latest in the Innovation Alliance WM's series of Policy and … Continue reading Blog: Innovation and Place: National Policy and Funding a Year into the UK Industrial Strategy

Event: GBSLEP European Regional Development Fund Roadshow

Find out about £25 million unallocated funds for the Greater Birmingham & Solihull area. When: Thursday 28th February 2019: 2.15pm to 3.45pm Where: Committee Room 1 at the Civic Suite, Solihull Council, B91 3QB Refreshments will be provided. The priorities for the European Regional Development Fund in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull area are:  Strengthening … Continue reading Event: GBSLEP European Regional Development Fund Roadshow