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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 […]

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, […]

The Centre for Brexit Studies (CBS) has the purpose to further enhance the consequences of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The launch will take place on Thursday January 26th and will be accessible to the general public. It will host conferences, workshops and […]

Teams from three of Birmingham’s European twin cities arrived to the city on Sunday 1st May to take part in the first ever Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Great Birmingham 10k run. The respective teams were made up by […]

Teams from four of Birmingham’s European twin cities will arrive in the city to take part in the seconds edition of Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. This years edition is co-organised by Birmingham City Council and supported by the […]

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 […]

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership is hosting a Roadshow event related to the following April/May 2016 funding calls: ERDF P4 (Low Carbon) and P6 (Environment) Guest speakers will include DCLG’s National Lead on P4 & P6 – Mark Joslyn and an overview on […]

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 […]

February 11 is the European 112 Day. On this day, different awareness and networking activities are organised throughout the EU in order to promote the existence and use of Europe’s single emergency number. 112 is the European emergency phone number, available everywhere in the EU, free […]