Channel 4 shortlists West Midlands as location for new HQ

Channel 4 has today (Weds 30 May) announced that the West Midlands has been shortlisted to be the home for the broadcaster’s new national HQ. This success follows the West...

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Birmingham’s hotbed of tech talent could be key to success says leading innovation director

Greater Birmingham and the West Midlands has a unique opportunity to embrace the latest PropTech trend says a leading innovation director from property experts JLL, with the largest tech &...

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Pervacio opens new UK technology hub

To improve service to customers throughout Europe, one of its most rapidly growing markets, mobile device solutions specialist Pervacio has established a new technology hub in the UK. Headquartered in...

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Lightbox Digital takes on Head of Strategy to help drive business growth and support new commissions

Award-winning Lightbox Digital has taken on a new Head of Strategy to help support the agency’s rapid growth and new client commissions. Ricardo Williams joins the Birmingham-based company with a...

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£150,000 investment triggers growth for EdTech specialist

Birmingham-based learning and development consultancy, Enploy is set to double its workforce after raising £150,000 of investment from London-based Jenson SEIS Fund. Accepted onto the coveted Barclays Eagle Labs incubator...

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Birmingham graduate named as a rising star in the games industry

A graduate from Birmingham City University has been named among the top 100 future greats within the UK games industry. Hsiao Wei (Michelle) Chen, aged 30, from Taiwan, features in...

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Investors see the ‘future’ in Birmingham Technology Start-up Synapse

Birmingham technology company raises £1.2 million – 4 times the target amount in latest round of fundraising Synapse, the fast-growing Birmingham technology start-up that re-engineers spreadsheets to meet the stringent demands...

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PwC unveils new virtual reality experience in the Midlands to help organisations navigate disruption

PwC has developed a virtual reality (VR) experience for its clients, allowing them to explore and better understand the range of potential future disruptions that could impact their organisation. More...

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Eurofins Digital Testing Acquires Edge Testing Solutions

Edge Testing acquisition extends Eurofins Digital Testing’s test tools, services and training to validate and enhance services across a variety of sectors Eurofins Digital Testing gains additional digital test hubs...

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Making Digital Human: Fast-growing Birmingham agency Lightbox rebrands to fuel further growth

A fast-growing Birmingham agency is aiming to demystify digital with a new image and brand that reinforces its mission to cut through tech jargon and place people first. After a...

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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-cutting medical device to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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University of Birmingham alumnus highlighted as a ‘standout’ entrepreneur

19 January 2017: 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. Dr Chandan...

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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. They...

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University of Birmingham signs strategic agreement with BAE Systems

26 January 2017: 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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Global Fintech Company Lombard Risk Opens New Technology Centre in Birmingham

Global brand invests in Birmingham to create new wave of products Firm to create 140 new jobs in city, positioning Birmingham as major fintech hub 23 November, 2016 – Global...

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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. The Silicon Canal Tech Awards is...

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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...

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Advanced Shortlisted in Birmingham’s Silicon Canal Tech Awards

The regional tech awards 2016 in the category of Large Company of the Year Birmingham-based Advanced* has been shortlisted for the Silicon Canal’s annual technology awards’ category, ‘Large Company of...

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Mediacom Birmingham Completes Move to The Grand

MediaCom Birmingham has moved into new Birmingham city centre offices at The Grand, on Colmore Row. The global content and connection agency’s Birmingham team has agreed a five-year lease on...

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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...

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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...

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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 a new...

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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 leading digital...

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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 Open...

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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 Innovation Birmingham...

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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 Agency Partner. Class Creative...

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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 exhibition, The Business...

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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...

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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...

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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 Birmingham...

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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 platform. The SME...

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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 opening in 2011...

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