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Birmingham City Council’ Public Health team has won the ‘Award for the Sustainable Diets and Nutrition category’ at a high profile event in Rome today (14.10.2016) attended by Mayors and senior politicians including Italian PM Renzi, plus Vatican representatives.  The prestigious award was bestowed by […]

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 […]

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Birmingham hosted its first meeting of the EUROCITIES Food working group on 8-10 February. Participants included: public health experts, social workers, city councils, agricultural experts, environment and sustainability experts and urban planners from the cities: Almere, Ghent, Lyon, Porto, Venice, Milan, Utrecht, Athens, Edinburgh, Preston, Turin, Venice, Gothenburg, Milan […]

The Leader of Birmingham City Council Councillor John Clancy attended the Birmingham Sister City Chicago’s Global Cities Forum. The Forum brought the Mayors of approximately 20 world status cities together, with over 500 senior representatives of both Chicago’s Sister Cities and many others. The forum comprised of several […]

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 […]

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 […]