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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 […]
Exactly 50 years ago, on the 19th of April 1966 three cities Birmingham, Frankfurt and Lyon signed a partnership agreement that started unprecedented period of enhanced collaboration. Birmingham and Frankfurt are celebrating 50 years of joint working. Lyon has been partnered with both cities for […]
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 […]
Birmingham City Council is part of a new EU funded research and development project which was launched in December 2013 in Lyon. Led by Greater Lyon, the OPTICITIES project will develop and test intelligent transport systems (ITS) solutions in six different cities to help reduce […]
Lyon is the capital of the region Rhône-Alpes and the Département Rhône in south-east Franceand has a population of 1.2 million making it the second largest conurbation in France. The city is steeped in history, its heritage was formally recognised in 1995 when UNESCO designated […]