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Over 100 leading figures from government, industry, institutions and academia convened in Birmingham last month to debate and drive action on resource efficiency across G7 countries.   The event, organised by Birmingham based International Synergies Limited and the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs […]

In February 2014, the GBSLEP published the European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) Strategy for 2014-2012, outlining how the resources are to be distributed. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) | GBSLEP This document forms part of the Strategic Economic Plan and outlines the role of […]

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 will host a pioneering two-day event on industrial symbiosis in October on behalf of the UK as part of its G7 commitments. The announcement was made by Birmingham City Council leader, Sir Albert Bore, at an event to mark the 10th Anniversary of Birmingham based, […]

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 […]

Birmingham has called for the European Union to more effectively engage cities in EU policy making and for cities to be given greater powers over EU funding to deliver on local priorities, whilst also to contributing to the EU’s growth goals. Speaking at an event […]

If you have a creative mind, and are an SME, a web entrepreneur or an ICT developer with a good idea for offering a smarter urban life to Europe’s citizens in areas such as quality of life, mobility, resource efficiency, tourism, cultural heritage, health and […]

This event is open to all SMEs operating in the West Midlands region and is FREE to attend. The course provides an introduction to waste and resources management and will help your company: Cut costs on raw materials & waste disposal Move by-products up the […]

Birmingham was successfully re-elected to the positions of EUROCITIES Secretary and Environment Forum Chair for a further 12 months at the EUROCITIES AGM on 29 November in Ghent. Birmingham is one of 12 cities which form the EUROCITIES Executive Committee. Warsaw (President), Nantes (Vice-President), Ghent […]

Birmingham City Council’s European and International Affairs (EIA) team leads on European funding, including providing advice and guidance to Council teams and external partners on all matters relating to EU funding and policy. Our track record includes: Helping secure £235 million for the EU Social Investment Fund (encompassing […]