City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – August 2023

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements Annum Rafique presented work with Juliane Schwarz’s on “Understanding the Role of University-Based Assets on Innovation in SMEs” at the 62nd Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) on August 28, held in Alicante, Spain. Reports / publications released Liu-Farrer, G., Green, A. E., Ozgen, C., & … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – August 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – July 2023

Media engagements Matt Lyons was quoted in a Guardian article about the Commonwealth Games “‘Birmingham could pull it off’: city considers hosting Commonwealth Games again”. Awards/ Funding The Railway Group in the School of Engineering recently won £30 Million in funding from Research England. City-REDI helped develop the supporting business case for the bid. Rebecca Riley … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – July 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – June 2023

Media engagements City-REDI featured in WIREDGOV public sector alerting service “UKRI invests in policy innovation partnerships for local growth”. City-REDI featured in the West Wales Chronicle about the LPIP Hub. Rebecca Riley discusses levelling up in Scotland in Holyrood magazine. Simon Collinson and Charlotte Hoole wrote a commentary piece for the Academy of Social Sciences … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – June 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – April 2023

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements A number of City-REDI staff attended a workshop with Leiden University on 19th April to discuss research.  Simon Collinson gave an overview of our work, Chloe Billing and Annum Rafique presented on “The role of government-funded innovation accelerators in improving local firm performance and local economic growth” and … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – April 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – March 2023

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements On Monday 6th March WMREDI hosted The 3rd Expert Roundtable on ‘Empowering Innovation through Public Procurement’. This event, co-organised with the University of Manchester and the Connected Places Catapult (CPC), launched the Innovation Procurement Empowerment Centre (IPEC), with speakers from the Cabinet Office, DSIT and Innovate UK. On … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – March 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – January 2023

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements On 20th January, Rebecca Riley presented at the Y-PERN inaugural conference. Rebecca gave a keynote speech and hosted panel session on the Treasury Green Book. On 24th January, Rebecca Riley presented at the ONS Local Data Conference “Supporting local policy making – how ONS’s statistics help us better … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – January 2023”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – December 2022

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements Dr Juliane Schwarz presented at the Entrepreneurship and Regional Development Seminar Series 2022 at the Centre for Business Prosperity, Aston Business School, on ‘Evaluating a Person-centred Start-up accelerator’ on 9th December. Dr Annum Rafique presented “Smart Energy – An Energy System for the 21st Century” at the DREAM … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – December 2022”

City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – November 2022

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements Pei-Yu Yuan presented “Public procurement and innovation ‘missions’” at The Productivity Institute in-house meeting on 2nd  November 2022. Annum Rafique  presented at the Smart Energy – An Energy System for the 21st Century” at ‘Midlands Engine Research Partnership‘ meeting and at the ‘Midlands Engine Intelligence Committee’ meeting on 10th November … Continue reading “City-REDI/WMREDI Round Up – November 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – October 2022

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements City-REDI / WMREDI held two fringe events during the party conference season. Professor Adam Tickell hosted the second event held at The Exchange. On 19th October, City-REDI / WMREDI hosted the Civic Network Advisory Group Dinner at The Exchange. On 20th October, City-REDI and the Greater Birmingham Chambers … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – October 2022”