Latest News

Latest News

  • Construction work has commenced on Innovation Birmingham’s 3,874sqm (41,700 sq ft) iCentrumTM building. The speculative development project is located next to Faraday Wharf and Aston University, off Holt Street – visible from the A38M Aston Expressway. iCentrumTM is the first phase of expansion of the Innovation Birmingham Campus, which is currently fully let. The 60...
  • Small businesses awarded Innovate UK funding will now be eligible for business support that could help them to grow even faster. The new support offers SMEs the chance to participate in growth workshops; complete an online diagnostic of their business and discuss their business needs with a growth expert to develop a growth plan. Based on the results, SMEs could then...
  • A new report by the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, suggests the UK is on the verge of a new digital revolution. The UK must take the lead in developing the ‘Internet of Things’, which will transform the way we live and deliver significant benefits to the economy, Walport argues in his report, The Internet of Things: making the most of the...
  • Technology that transmits scents via smartphones, mobile museums and online political parties are just some of the technological breakthroughs, trends and social movements set to become reality in 2015, according to innovation foundation Nesta. Nesta’s top 10 predictions for 2015 are: 1.Smellovision becomes reality – in 2015 you’ll receive a message with a difference...
  • Innovate UK has launched a new £2 million competition to improve the supply chain in the construction industry. According to Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, the lack of integration in the construction industry supply chain is leading to lost innovation opportunities. It is now calling on businesses for ideas that will encourage the creation of more...