City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – August 2022

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On 28th July, Simon Collinson attended the Commonwealth Business Forum at the start of CWG22, representing the University as a 1st tier sponsor of the Games, meeting with Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi at the University of Birmingham stand. On 5th August, Simon Collinson chaired a roundtable on digital skills, with UoB … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – August 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – July 2022

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On 30th June City -REDI hosted the second by invitation national Forum on Universities and Levelling Up. The Forum was chaired by Lord ( Bob) Kerslake. Participants  included VCs/PVCs, and other university leaders, a charitable  foundation, local and central government officials, a senior private sector consultant,  an OECD representative and … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – July 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – June 2022

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On 7th June, Carolin Ioramashvili presented a paper “Building Bridges and Providing Direction: The Role of STEM Assets in Innovation Ecosystems” (with Simon Collinson, Magda Cepeda Zorrilla, Annum Rafique and Pei-Yu Yuan) at the Global Conference for Economic Geography in Dublin, in a special session on “Understanding the Connection between … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Monthly Update – June 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – May 2022

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On 26th April, City-REDI hosted a visit of four people from BEIS (Science, Technology, and Innovation Analysis team). The day included a visit to the Tyseley Energy Park in the morning, followed by lunch and presentations at the Exchange. Professor Anne Green chaired the afternoon discussions, and Professor Simon Collinson, … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – May 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – April 2022

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements On 30th March, George Bramley and Dr Abigail Taylor presented on how incubators can act as engines for growth at a roundtable organised by the West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster. Dr Sara Hassan was hosted in a Podcast by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to speak about Sustainable Urban Transport Justice and … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – April 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up- March 2022

Events – Presenting work / Speaking engagements On 24th February, Matt Lyons presented at an LGA Roundtable – the role of Combined Authorities in supporting the creative industries – levelling up and economic development session. On 3rd March, Dr Abigail Taylor took part in an event discussing the findings from her recent report with CIPFA … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up- March 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – February 2022

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements John Goddard participated in the first meeting of the Advisory Group for the European Programme on Higher Education and (regional) Smart Specialisation on 11th February. On 22nd February he joined Andrés Rodriguez Pose from LSE as a keynote speaker at the launch of the OECD programme on the … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – February 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – January 2022

Media engagements On 27th January, Professor Simon Collinson and Ellie MacDonald were interviewed by ITV productions as part of a series of films being made for the West Midlands Growth Company. Reports / publications released Abigail Taylor contributed to a new report published by the Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up (CEILUP) at the University … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – January 2022”

City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – November 2021

Events  4th November 2021, WMREDI held a Board Meeting and a number of the Board Members joined us for the Civic University Agreement signing event. 8th November 2021 – Professor Simon Collinson chaired an event at the Chartered Association of Business Schools Annual Conference 2021 called ‘Boosting innovation and productivity across the UK’. 15th November … Continue reading “City-REDI / WMREDI Round Up – November 2021”