Aidem Digital CIC wins National Lottery support for Indian Independence project

Aidem Digital CIC, the social enterprise based at Innovation Birmingham Campus, has received £45,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, ‘Indian Independence, the impact on communities in Birmingham’. Led by the team of journalists from DESIblitz,

Pitchfest 2017 – Applications now open!

Applications are open for Pitchfest 2017 #Pitchfest2017WM. Pitchfest final will take place at Venturefest WM – 27th June 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. Pitchfest is looking for entrepreneurs who want to increase their profile and neaten their pitch. Created to

Innovation Birmingham to deliver 2017 Blockconf UK event

Innovation Birmingham will host this year’s annual Blockconf UK event at the landmark iCentrum building, an event in collaboration with regional blockchain technology investment club, Decrypto. Blockconf UK will bring together programmers and businesses from across the UK to inform

Planning application lodged for fourth building at Innovation Birmingham Campus

A planning application has been submitted for the development of a 21,527 sq ft fabrication and prototyping facility at Innovation Birmingham Campus. Maker Wharf will benefit from digital prototyping facility and equipment to promote the development of innovative commercial technical

Innovation Birmingham launches Scale-up March event activity

Innovation Birmingham has announced a month-long schedule of start-up and SME-focussed events, in celebration of their latest Campus initiative, Scale-up March. To kick off Scale-up March, this month’s Tech Wednesday meet-up (15th March) is being taken over by Transport for

On Device Solutions launches myJobCard mobile asset management app

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based software start-up, On Device Solutions, has launched an innovative next generation mobile work and asset management application, myJobCard. myJobCard is an SAP Certified mobile app which increases productivity and data quality by replacing paper-based work and asset

Innovation Birmingham seeks new investor to double size of Campus

Innovation Birmingham Ltd – which is wholly owned by Birmingham City Council – is seeking a new investor, as it continues with the development of the Innovation Birmingham Campus. KPMG Corporate Finance has been instructed to review strategic options for

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