Cleantech for Acceleration programme looking for applications from start-up businesses

Innovation Birmingham’s Cleantech for Acceleration (CT4A) programme is back, offering grants of up to €20,000 to start-up businesses focussed on energy technologies and sustainability. Following previous successful years of supporting numerous start-ups, the 2017 Accelerator programme is looking for a

Kaido explores digital health wearables on YouTube broadcast

One of our Serendip® Digital Health Quarter tenants has taken part in a YouTube broadcast exploring digital health and wearables. The broadcast, hosted by BBC Click’s Kate Russell, featured Rich Westman, Founder and Managing Director of Kaido. Kaido was the

Support Birmingham businesses and reduce your 2016/17 tax bill

This new investment opportunity, which is available until 9th February, is in the form of a five year loan to ART Business Loans (ART), through peer to peer business lender ThinCats and underwritten by ART and Birmingham City Council. ART,

Breaking Free chosen as 2017 Commonwealth Export Champion

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based digital health scale-up, Breaking Free Group, has been announced as one of just 26 exciting new British businesses selected for the prestigious Commonwealth Export Champions programme. Creators of a pioneering digital healthcare platform targeting addictive behaviours, Breaking

Birmingham duo recognised as leading women in tech

Two female entrepreneurs based at Innovation Birmingham Campus have been recognised at the latest Silicon Canal and West Midlands Women of the Year awards as industry leaders in the technology sector. Pauline Roche, Managing Director at RnR Organisation, was awarded

Tender for Applications Entrepreneurs in Residence

Innovation Birmingham are looking for a mentor to help deliver the Climate Kic Accelerator. Technology start-ups seldom fail on technology, they fail on commercialisation. Climate-KIC Accelerator is the only EU acceleration programme focused on climate impact by cleantech commercialisation. If

Spica scoops Facilities Management 2016 award

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Internet of Things (IoT) provider, Spica Technologies, has been awarded Best Intelligent Building IoT Solutions Company at the latest Facilities Management 2016 awards. Spica is a specialist IoT solutions provider that uses a combination of technical assets,

Birmingham tops start-up league

Britain created a record-breaking number of companies last year, with Birmingham awarded most entrepreneurial UK city outside London, according to new figures released by StartUp Britain, the campaign group for entrepreneurs. Analysis of Companies House data shows that 17,473 new

Synapse appoints new Finance and Operations Manager to support rapid growth

Spreadsheet solutions provider, Synapse Information, has appointed Ruth McFarland as Finance and Operations Manager to support the businesses next stage of growth. Founded by a group of British database experts in 2013 and with experience Silicon Valley experience who gained

Wambiz announces ongoing partnership to deliver ‘Safebook 4 Schools’

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based start-up WAMBIZ, has partnered with St Michael’s Church of England (CofE) High School and the West Midlands Police to bridge the teacher-student communication disconnect. By creating a new student-inspired private social network that allows staff and students

Innovation Birmingham jets off to India in new partnership with Tech Link Group

Innovation Birmingham will take a select group of the SMEs based at the Campus to India in 2017, to explore investment and partnership opportunities in an economy and market which has become even more significant to Britain following the decision

LightwaveRF’s launches Amazon’s Eco Alexa voice control

Connected devices specialist, LightwaveRF, has announced that Amazon’s Eco Alexa voice control is to be used on their products, enabling users to remotely control light, heat, power and security through an application. The application allows LightwaveRF to operate its range

Tinyme launches augmented reality kids book

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based design, software development and manufacturing start-up, Tinyme, has launched a fully personalised, augmented reality kids book, The Amazing Alphabet. The Amazing Alphabet is a beautiful, keepsake book that is uniquely personalised and custom printed for each child.

Birmingham voted top for business tourism

Birmingham has been ranked as the country’s favourite business tourism destination outside of London, ahead of Manchester, Edinburgh and Leeds. UK-based event organisers also revealed that Birmingham was the preferred choice outside of the capital to host events on this

Kaido wins EIT Health Award

Digital health business, Kaido, has been crowned one of seven winners at this year’s EIT Health UK-Ireland Headstart/Proof-of-Concept Awards. The Kaido Insights platform uses big data and professional health expertise from the clinical and sports science space to empower individuals