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  1. Thriving Birmingham start up scene to benefit from £1 million seed funding boost

    11th July 2014

    Startup Direct, the founding partner of the Government’s Start Up Loans scheme providing seed finance to British entrepreneurs, has chosen the thriving Birmingham start up scene as the destination for its first operation outside London. A total of ... more

  2. Planning application lodged for iCentrumTM; central Birmingham's first speculative office building in four years

    10th July 2014

    A planning application has been submitted for the much anticipated expansion of the Innovation Birmingham Campus. Funding is in place for the 38,000sq ft (3,350sqm) iCentrumTM building, enabling construction work to commence as soon as planning approv... more

  3. Shortlist announced for this week's UKSPA 30th anniversary awards

    8th July 2014

    The UK Science Park Association has unveiled the shortlist for its 30th Anniversary Awards. The dinner is the highlight of a two-day event being held at Birmingham’s ICC this Thursday 10th and Friday 11th July, which also features an international c... more

  4. Innovation Birmingham celebrates 100 tech start-ups in less than five years

    8th July 2014

    Innovation Birmingham held a milestone event for 150 people last night to celebrate the 100th tech start-up to enrol onto the Entrepreneurs for the Future programme. Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Innovation Birmingham, the... more

  5. New guide to help you find the right finance for business growth

    30th June 2014

    Sets out the full range of access to finance options for businesses as they go from start-up to growth to listing on the stock exchange. Produced by British Business Bank and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the launch ... more

  6. 30 low carbon start-ups enrol onto Innovation Birmingham’s European-funded incubation programme

    27th June 2014

    30 early-stage low carbon business have embarked on the Climate-KIC Accelerator programme, led by Innovation Birmingham. In addition to receiving a structured programme of support and office space, two thirds of the start-ups will receive up to €10,... more

  7. West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has been published

    18th June 2014

    West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has been published The report details the progress made in meeting challenges and solving problems within the local healthcare economy during the WMAHSN’s first year of operation. Building on the firm f... more

  8. Longitude Prize 2014: Solving one of the greatest issues of our time

    20th May 2014

    Organisation: Department for Business, Innovation & SkillsPage History: Published 19 May 2014Policy: Investing in research, development and innovationTopic: Science and Innovation The £10 million prize fund for the winner is run by Nesta and laun... more

  9. Need Funding to Grow?

    20th May 2014

    We’ve got funds for Supply Chains£10k-£100k grants to grow & sustain jobs The Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme can support SMEs in: The purchase of capital equipment Relocation and expansion into new premises Improvements in systems or ... more

  10. New Launchpad award to encourage tech entrepreneurs

    14th May 2014

    Budding UK technology entrepreneurs can realise their innovative ideas through a new Royal Academy of Engineering award aimed at 16 to 25 year olds, which offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mentored by business leaders. The winner of the ne... more

Upcoming Events

  1. Advanced Engineering UK group of events 2014

    11th-12th November

    Advanced Engineering UK 2014 more

  2. The Advanced Engineering UK 2014 Group of Events

    11th & 12th November

    11th and 12th November 2014 Hall 5 Birmingham NEC The Advanced Engineering UK events 2014: • Aero... more

  3. Low Carbon Aerospace: From Partnership to Lift-off

    Wednesday 15th October

    Low Carbon 2014 From Partnership to Take-off more

  4. Transformation for Growth

    Monday 22 September

    Transformation for Growth more

  5. BBC Creative Pop Up

    Friday September 12th

    BBC Creative Pop UP more

  6. Innovative Healthcare

    Thursday September 11th

    Innovative Healthcare more

  7. Drug Discovery: From Design to Delivery

    Thursday September 11th

    Drug Discovery 2014:From Design to Delivery more

  8. Funding and Support for Low Carbon Development Workshop

    29th July 2014

    Funding and Support for Low Carbon Development more

  9. Planning and Permitting for Bioenergy Development Workshop

    Wednesday 23rd July

    Planning and Permitting for Bioenergy Development Workshop more

  10. New opportunities for SMEs to reduce energy

    22nd July 2014

    New Opportunities for SMEs to reduce Energy more

  11. Made in the UK Conference

    21st July-22nd July

    Made in the UK Conference more