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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 […]

We are pleased to announce that Distinctly Birmingham will be supporting Waterfront’s Transport-Led Development in the Midlands 2017, which takes place in Birmingham on the 14th November. Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s […]

Two project proposals submitted by two Birmingham universities have been awarded with Horizon 2020 funding to support research on radically new technologies. Horizon 2020 is incredibly competitive with the success rate of 1.4%. In 2014/2015, a total of 822 proposals were submitted for the €40 million call […]

The UK Office of the European Parliament and the Hansard Society are organising  a Democracy Forum entitled – Europe: what does the future hold for Birmingham? at the ICC, Birmingham on Friday 21 November 10.30 am – 12.30 pm. The democracy forum is free, and will hear from two of […]

A visit to China by anyone perceived to be from UK officialdom usually involves rounds of intense, lengthy, and, sometimes, perplexing meetings. They’re always interesting, a constant balance of diplomacy and business and the real interpretation work to be done is not in the difference […]

What is it? The Better project is an ambitious project to stimulate regional innovation through better e-governance services.  Better e-governance helps councils to improve public services while cutting costs.  E-governance can also be used to stimulate the local or regional innovation chain. Birmingham City Council is […]

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 […]

On Monday 12th May the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Yvonne Mosquito hosted Mr Robert W. Johnson, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The main purpose of the visit was to attend the premiere screening of a documentary film, Six Triple Eight, which commemorates the […]

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 […]

On December 3rd, Aston University are welcoming two politicos to Birmingham to hear about current political affairs in the U.S. In their talk, American political consultant, pollster and “public opinion guru” Frank Luntz and Democratic pollster Darius Baxter will deliver a bipartisan, balanced programme providing a postmortem of the […]