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Birmingham City Council is participating in an exciting new project aimed at boosting innovation in the city.  Funded by Interreg Europe, the Urban Manufacturing project aims to better connect the old industrial economy with the new, including digital technology and creative industries.  This will be achieved by […]

Birmingham City Council is participating in an exciting new project aimed at boosting innovation in the city.  Funded by Interreg Europe, the Urban Manufacturing project aims to better connect the old industrial economy with the new, including digital technology and creative industries.  This will be […]

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 […]

On the 15th October 2015, Birmingham became the 46th signatory of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact. The official signatory ceremony took place in Birmingham’s sister city itself, coinciding with the 2015 Milan Expo and with the attendance of over 500 people, including representatives from […]

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 […]

Date: 9th October 2015. Time: 13:00 – 14:00. Venue: University of Birmingham (room to be confirmed on registration. Car park available on site; 5 min walk from University station). Scope: The European Commission will launch the new Horizon 2020 call on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology […]

The EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum took place on 29 June in Brussels, on the day of the 10th EU-China Summit. The EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation is an overarching instrument brought to life to support China and the EU to improve the functioning and attractiveness of […]

Birmingham is vice chair, alongside Vienna who is chair, of a new EUROCITIES taskforce on the EU Urban Agenda. The role of the taskforce is to lead EUROCITIES’ input into the EU urban agenda to ensure that the urban issues are fully recognised and reflected […]

The Urban Manufacturing project has been going for just about a year now and I have taken part in two policy clinics.  What are policy clinics? I hear you ask.  Well basically, each of the transnational partners has the opportunity to organise a  ‘clinic’ or […]