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BOA Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Plans for New Digital Academy

BOA Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Plans for New Digital Academy

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) celebrated its fifth birthday this week, announcing plans to launch a second regional academy in Birmingham’s Eastside to specialise in digital technologies. Since o...

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Kaido Secures £50,000 Funding from SME Innovation Fund

Kaido Secures £50,000 Funding from SME Innovation Fund

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based digital health business, Kaido, has successfully secured a £50,000 investment from the SME Innovation Fund to market test, refine and deliver their connected health ...

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New Cloud CFO Automates the Consolidation Process for Group Finance

New Cloud CFO Automates the Consolidation Process for Group Finance

Everyone shares one version of data for faster and more accurate financial reporting Synapse has introduced the powerful Cloud CFO solution to automate group financial consolidation, reporting and fo...

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Birmingham MPS Visit University’s New Institute in China

Birmingham MPS Visit University’s New Institute in China

Birmingham MPs Shabana Mahmood (Ladywood) and Steve McCabe (Selly Oak) have visited the newly opened Birmingham Institute of Fashion and Creative Art (BIFCA) in Wuhan, China. A partnership between Bi...

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Panasonic and MTC Develop Connected Business Solutions

Panasonic and MTC Develop Connected Business Solutions

Panasonic Business has joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, in a bid to drive forward innovation within the rail and utilities sector. MTC was formed to provide a competitive envir...

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Breaking Free Group Top Global Digital Health Awards

Breaking Free Group Top Global Digital Health Awards

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Breaking Free Group has been announced as one of just 29 digital healthcare companies from the UK recognised in this year’s Global Health 100 Award list. Over the p...

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Nimvelo Launch New Browser Based Phone

Nimvelo Launch New Browser Based Phone

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based tenant and flexible online communications provider, Nimvelo, will be launching an exciting new addition to their Nimvelo Phone system at the UK’s largest business ex...

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Warwickshire CCC Agrees Digital Partnership with Class Creative

Warwickshire CCC Agrees Digital Partnership with Class Creative

Edgbaston, Birmingham: New Royal London One-Day Cup champions Warwickshire County Cricket Club have signed a new three-year partnership with Birmingham-based Class Creative as the Official Digital Age...

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My Accountant Friend Opens New Birmingham Office

My Accountant Friend Opens New Birmingham Office

Online accountancy firm, My Accountant Friend (MAF), has opened their latest office in Birmingham and recruited new Partner, Richard Ingledew, to head-up their new regional presence. Based at Innovat...

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Innovation Birmingham Partners with Wayra UK to Deliver New Serendip Smart City Incubator Quarter

Innovation Birmingham Partners with Wayra UK to Deliver New Serendip Smart City Incubator Quarter

Innovation Birmingham has announced that Wayra UK, part of Telefónica Open Future_, has become the latest commercial partner to join the Campus’ Serendip Smart City Incubator. The facility, named Ope...

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Breaking Free Group Shortlisted for EIT Digital Challenge Finals

Breaking Free Group Shortlisted for EIT Digital Challenge Finals

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Breaking Free Group – creators of a pioneering digital healthcare platform targeting addictive behaviours – has been shortlisted as a finalist in one of Europe’s lea...

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Innovation Birmingham Appoints Beatfreeks for New Digital – Tech Art Collaboration

Innovation Birmingham Appoints Beatfreeks for New Digital – Tech Art Collaboration

Innovation Birmingham has partnered with creative youth engagement agency, Beatfreeks, to deliver a new art meets tech ‘facilitator’. The research project, funded by Arts Council England, is shaping ...

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Flagship Celebration of Digital Marking to take place on 29th October in Birmingham

Flagship Celebration of Digital Marking to take place on 29th October in Birmingham

Rebel Makers Camp, a one day festival celebrating technology and digital creativity, will take place in Birmingham on Saturday 29th October 2016. Rebel Makers Camp is part of the Rebel Makers project...

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World’s First Candy 3D Printer Checks-in to Europe’s First Park Regis Hotel

World’s First Candy 3D Printer Checks-in to Europe’s First Park Regis Hotel

The world’s first 3D printer for sweets, which was designed and engineered in Birmingham, is checking-in to the Park Regis Hotel this week (Tuesday 25th October) for the launch of the city’s first 4DX...

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Mediacom Birmingham Completes Move to The Grand

Mediacom Birmingham Completes Move to The Grand

The global content and connection agency’s Birmingham team has agreed a five-year lease on three office suites, totalling 3,729 sq ft, on the first floor at Imperial & Whitehall, the office element of...

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Advanced Shortlisted in Birmingham’s Silicon Canal Tech Awards

Advanced Shortlisted in Birmingham’s Silicon Canal Tech Awards

Recognising established, growing or rising stars in the Midlands’ technology sector, the awards highlight and promote the region’s most significant talent, and those contributing to driving Greater Bi...

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Innovative Film Marks 120th Anniversary of the First Medical X-Ray

Innovative Film Marks 120th Anniversary of the First Medical X-Ray

On World Radiography Day and the International Day of Radiology (Tuesday 8 November), a new film has been commissioned to coincide with the anniversary of the first medical X-ray performed in Birmingh...

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Innovation Birmingham CEO Awarded Ecosystem Contributor of the Year

Innovation Birmingham CEO Awarded Ecosystem Contributor of the Year

Innovation Birmingham CEO, Dr David Hardman MBE, has received an award from Silicon Canal, recognising his notable contribution towards developing Birmingham’s impressive tech ecosystem...

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Global Fintech Company Lombard Risk Opens New Technology Centre in Birmingham

Global Fintech Company Lombard Risk Opens New Technology Centre in Birmingham

Global fintech company Lombard Risk Management plc, has today announced the opening of a new Technology Centre in Birmingham and the creation of up to 140 new jobs over the next three years, as it exp...

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University of Birmingham signs strategic agreement with BAE Systems

University of Birmingham signs strategic agreement with BAE Systems

The University of Birmingham announces it has signed a strategic framework agreement with technology giant BAE Systems, which will strengthen the existing relationship between the two organisations...

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Birmingham Education Technology Business discusses international trade at BETT

Birmingham Education Technology Business discusses international trade at BETT

Action Starter, a Birmingham based company led by David Roberts and Simon Kaguramamba, met Government Minister for DIT Dr Liam Fox this morning at BETT 2017 in ExCel London...

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University of Birmingham alumnus highlighted as a ‘standout’ entrepreneur

University of Birmingham alumnus highlighted as a ‘standout’ entrepreneur

University of Birmingham alumnus Dr Amrit Chandan has been highlighted as a standout entrepreneur through his inclusion the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list....

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Birmingham Duo Recognised as Leading Women in Tech

Birmingham Duo Recognised as Leading Women in Tech

Two female entrepreneurs based at Innovation Birmingham Campus have been recognised at the latest Silicon Canal and West Midlands Women of the Year awards as industry leaders in the technology sector...

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Technicians Make it Happen at Millennium Point

Technicians Make it Happen at Millennium Point

Did you know that more than 700,000 technicians will be needed to fill jobs over the next decade? Despite the shortage, many of these diverse and rewarding careers remain hidden from the masses....

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Construction Giant Skanska Joins World Leading Technology Centre

Construction Giant Skanska Joins World Leading Technology Centre

Skanska UK has joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre – one of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing ‘Catapult’ centres with a clear commitment to developing new technologies that will benefit the con...

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Innovation Birmingham Jets off to India in New Partnership with Tech Link Group

Innovation Birmingham Jets off to India in New Partnership with Tech Link Group

Innovation Birmingham will take a select group of the SMEs based at the Campus to India in 2017, to explore investment and partnership opportunities in an economy and market which has become even more...

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MTC Fund Technology Project to Cut Hospital Infection Rates

MTC Fund Technology Project to Cut Hospital Infection Rates

Warwickshire-based 3P innovation has been awarded funding from the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to bring an innovative new, infection-c...

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