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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 […]

Why is the Urban M project of interest to you/ to your organisation?   In my role as Interim Head of Employment and Skills, I am always keen to support projects which address one of our city’s most important challenges:  the low skill level in […]

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 […]

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership is hosting a Roadshow event related to the following April/May 2016 funding calls: ERDF P4 (Low Carbon) and P6 (Environment) Guest speakers will include DCLG’s National Lead on P4 & P6 – Mark Joslyn and an overview on […]

Trade & Export With 500 million potential customers, the EU represents the world’s largest economic zone. In the decade from 2003 to 2013 half of all West Midlands export value went to EU member countries (source: HMRC UK Trade Statistics).   Inward investment Birmingham has attracted more […]

Climate change is a global issue we cannot afford to ignore. Birmingham City Council has set itself an ambitious aim of reducing CO2 emissions by 60% by 2027 compared against levels from 1990. The Council has set out a Green Commission outlining clear priorities for […]

EU membership for Birmingham has injected a wealth of knowledge, positivity and physical reward for the city. From the infographic below, we can see the physical changes and improvements Birmingham has received from European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) and European Social Funding (ESF) from Europe […]

The European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) has been recently allocated 260 Million euros by the European Union to support various activities in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull region. The ESIF Strategy In February 2014, the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) published […]

On 23 March, the Government launched the England 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds programme. Greater Birmingham and Sollihul LEP is participating in the first calls with £17.5 M ERDF available to bid against. This amount will be split over innovation, SME Competitiveness and Low […]

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 […]