Event: CityFest – Urban Futures

SAVE THE DATE When: Wednesday 8th July 2020 A reception to mark the launch of ASTUTE: the Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment, showcasing technologies destined to shape our life in the cities of tomorrow: artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, future transportation, robotics... CityFest is an exploration of technologies that will sit at the … Continue reading Event: CityFest – Urban Futures

Event: Urban M Final Conference

Source: Distinctly Birmingham Success factors for great collaborative maker spaces.  Unbelievably the Interreg Europe Urban Manufacturing project is already at the end of year 3 of project delivery. This first phase has focused squarely upon knowledge exchange through thematic policy meetings and study visits.  The final conference was no exception to this focus on learning, … Continue reading Event: Urban M Final Conference

News: BETTER project launched

The BETTER project has officially commenced. Five partners have joined together to address a common challenge: How to encourage Public Authorities Strategies in which e-Government solutions improve their services and can stimulate regional innovation chains. The project will share and integrate best practices for smarter and more innovative regions, improve the partners’ innovation policies and create … Continue reading News: BETTER project launched

Blog: 50 Ways the West Midlands has made its mark on the world

The West Midlands is home to creators, makers and innovators. From the birthplace of the industrial revolution through to the UK’s first multi-city testbed for 5G technology – the West Midlands has remained at the forefront of change for centuries. West Midlands Growth Company has compiled a collection of 50 facts to showcase the region’s … Continue reading Blog: 50 Ways the West Midlands has made its mark on the world