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The kick off meeting for the Urban Manufacturing project was a fantastic initial opportunity to meet project managers and policy representatives from the seven other partnerships.  As host city we wanted to give partners a flavour of what Birmingham has to offer in terms of […]

The Birmingham Commonwealth Association is planning a trade mission to Jamaica to coincide with the Jamaica Expo in Kingston April 14-17 2016.  The mission has a strong life science/health care focus as well as promotion of the catering sector in Birmingham.  The visit is being […]

On 13 October 2014, Sir Albert Bore Leader of the Birmingham City Council welcomed a number of West Midlands SMEs at the Symphony Hall gathered to celebrate their successful projects. An extensive range of grant funds from both the European Community (ERDF) and Central Government […]

Newsletter #04       July 2021        Dear Reader, Welcome to the fourth Newsletter of the BETTER project! BETTER is an Interreg Europe project that focuses on the promotion of e-Government solutions. With our project we aim to create a win-win situation for everyone by […]

5th of November Urban Manufacturing Interreg Europe Final Conference – one to remember 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 […]

Interreg Europe Project Manager for Urban M, Laura Veart, explains how Birmingham is leading the way and benefiting from a host of maker space knowledge from across Europe. Urban M focuses on supporting local public authorities to make changes in their policies around collaborative maker spaces – collaborative workspaces […]

It is not only the destination that is important, but the journey In the midst of the relentless momentum of the project life cycle, the peer review experience has offered a wonderful opportunity to pause and reflect upon the policy challenge that we have set […]

Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, […]

  Birmingham Commonwealth Association will be sending out a clear message that the city is open for business during its trade conference on 18 October 2016. The Commonwealth Trade Conference, which takes place at the Council House in Victoria Square in Birmingham on 18 October, […]

Birmingham City Council (BCC) and the European and International Affairs (EIA) team is currently involved in several transnational projects including: Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC)(Created by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology) aims to transform innovative ideas in the field of climate change into […]