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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, […]

Welcome to USE-IT! page ! What is USE-IT? Urban Innovation Actions (UIA) is a new programme of the European Commission providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. Birmingham is one of the first cities to […]

Funding from Europe has contributed significantly to Birmingham and the West Midland’s research and innovation into solving very important health conditions affecting millions of people across the world. The picture on the left shows figures allocated to three EU funded health projects undertaken in Birmingham. FP7 research […]

This conference will present findings from the EU FP7 funded research project, CITISPYCE, into social innovation of and for young people against inequalities in Europe post-2008 and will set out recommendations for future policies and practice. It will provide opportunities for debate and reflection between […]

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 […]

In light of the Open Innovation Lab week hosted by Innovation Birmingham from 24th – 30th September, Climate-KIC will launch the Accelerator Innovation and Sustainability Conference giving and insight into innovation and sustainability. The conference is to be held at Innovation Birmingham Ltd on 23rd September as […]

Innovation is at the forefront of making Birmingham a competitive and economically-viable city. From 24th – 30th September, there will be a pop-up lab – the Operation Innovation Lab (OIL) – running which its host, Innovation Birmingham, are seeking collaborators to work extensively with local start-ups and […]

This call is looking to: Increase investment in research and innovation by small and medium sized enterprises. Increase the number of small and medium sized enterprises engaged in knowledge exchange, collaborative and contract research and innovation with research institutions, public institutions or large enterprises in […]

The Cross Innovation Conference is coming to Birmingham on 16 and 17 October 2014, taking place at Birmingham City University. It will bring together leading thinkers from across Europe, exploring co-creation, policy, technology and design. Topics like creative collaboration, use of city space and financial […]

The community voting for the Climate-KIC Open Innovation Slam is now on and everybody is invited to vote until 21 September. You can have 5 votes to be distributed to 5 ideas. The ideas with the most votes will move on to the jury voting. […]