Event: Venturefest West Midlands Returns to Boost Growth for Region’s Science & Tech Innovators

Science and technology businesses are being encouraged to attend the fifth annual Venturefest West Midlands, the showcase event that provides a platform for the region’s innovators to collaborate on new products and services that will support continued growth and prosperity across the region. Register here View the programme here Venturefest West Midlands is a free … Continue reading Event: Venturefest West Midlands Returns to Boost Growth for Region’s Science & Tech Innovators

Blog: The Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt

As part of launching Digital Leaders Week in Birmingham the City Council, West Midlands Innovation Alliance and the West Midlands Academic Science Network co-hosted the Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt. With a packed room of data specialists, analysts, retailers, community organisations, activists and academics we spent a fun, and at times challenging, morning hunting … Continue reading Blog: The Great City Food Digital Treasure Hunt

Opportunity: Request for Expressions of Interest from West Midlands 5G Testbed and Trials Programme Trialists

How will 5G impact your business? Trials in Worcestershire have already shown how 5G can increase productivity for manufacturers using simple but effective technologies such as preventative maintenance and AR machine diagnostics.  Building on this, we are looking to speak with other manufacturers in the West Midlands who could benefit from these and similar 5G … Continue reading Opportunity: Request for Expressions of Interest from West Midlands 5G Testbed and Trials Programme Trialists

News: Dr Pam Waddell awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Innovation in the West Midlands

It's with great pleasure that we invite you all to celebrate the great news with us that Innovation Alliance Director, Pam Waddell, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Innovation in the West Midlands. As many of you already know, Pam is the founding Director of the Innovation Alliance … Continue reading News: Dr Pam Waddell awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Innovation in the West Midlands

Digital Leaders Week: Digisheds Birmingham Launch Event

Digisheds™ Birmingham Launches Pioneering Programme To Develop Diverse Digital Talent June 18th 2019, 13.30–16.30, BCU, Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG At Tin Smart Social we know that democratising digital skills learning through accessible and inclusive training pathways is the only way to address the expanding Digital Skills Gap facing industry.  They have developed their own … Continue reading Digital Leaders Week: Digisheds Birmingham Launch Event

Digital Leaders Week: Mayoral STEAMhouse Challenge: Clean Air, Green Future

  This is a STEAMhouse initiative in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and a Climate Change Solutions Ltd collaboration as part of Digital Leaders Week 2019. When: Thurs 20th June, 9-6pm and Fri 21st June, 9.30-5pm Where: STEAMhouse, Digbeth, Birmingham 'We are facing a local and global emergency from generating toxic pollution of our cities, towns and communities while adding to … Continue reading Digital Leaders Week: Mayoral STEAMhouse Challenge: Clean Air, Green Future

News: Free Digital Support Worth £1,000

Hundreds of small businesses in Birmingham are set to receive free digital support worth £1,000 as part of a new Government-funded pilot scheme called HeadsUp! The initiative, delivered by small business support group Enterprise Nation in collaboration with partners including Innovation Birmingham, will see small city firms line up to get access to help with … Continue reading News: Free Digital Support Worth £1,000