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19 April 2021 Cities are being invited to learn from leading innovative UK peers at a special national event this May. UK cities have seen some of the most challenging COVID-19 conditions this past year and one could be forgiven for thinking that all but […]

Young Women Into Leadership (You WIL) is an exciting initiative to inspire, nurture and encourage 14-16-year-old girls to develop leadership qualities. It is a unique opportunity to help you develop your leadership skills and will also connect you with girls from Birmingham’s sister cities in […]

BETTER is an Interreg Europe project of five city governments (Genoa- IT, Tartu-EE, Nyíregyháza-HU, Birmingham- UK and Gävle – SE) whose mission is to support public authorities to develop their regional innovation strategies and improve them with e-government services to stimulate regional innovation chain. BETTER […]

  An ecosystem is like a finely tuned Swiss watch.  Poetry in motion if you have all the relevant cogs and springs in place, but with one wheel out of kilter, the movement can go to pot.  Investment in people and skills is the oil […]

  Cows wearing GPS collars and food vans predicting the locations of potential customers were just some of the good practices presented at the Better project thematic event in the week of 15th June 2020.  The Better project – stimulating regional innovation through better e-government […]