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SUPPORTING BIRMINGHAM BUSINESSES THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Council leader Cllr Ian Ward has written to Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick MP requesting immediate flexibility to direct £7 million from the EU funded Business Growth Programme into ongoing efforts to safeguarding businesses and jobs.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES NAMES BIRMINGHAM AS GREAT PLACE FOR BUSINESS!

Two West Midlands cities feature in the top ten best places for business according to The Sunday Times newspaper. The spread features partners such as Birmingham Science Park Aston, School of Code and more!

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£3.4M VIRTUAL REALITY HUB TO OPEN IN BIRMINGHAM

Our partners Birmingham City University have landed £3.4 million funding to create the new technological centre which will be based at its STEAMhouse facility in Birmingham’s Digbeth district. 

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MYBRUMMAP NOW AVAILABLE TO BIRMINGHAM CITIZENS

Today is National GIS Day, an annual event celebrating the technology of geographic information systems.

In this video, Peter Bishop, Director of Digital and Customer Services, talks about how the council is using maps to improve services for Birmingham citizens. 

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BIRMINGHAM AND THE WIDER REGION ARE AT THE PULSATING HEART OF INNOVATIONS

10 reasons why the West Midlands is lighting the way to a digital revolution - From being the UK's first 5G test bid to the £700m development - ParadiseBham. The spotlight's firmly on the #WestMidlands with lots of exciting things still to come.

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BIRMINGHAM'S NEW PATH TO TRANSFORMATION

Peter Bishop, Director for Digital and Customers Services for Birmingham City Council explains how the council’s IT insourcing is laying the ground for a more agile approach to building digital services.

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BIRMINGHAM ECONOMIC REVIEW 2019 REVEALS BRUM'S STRENGTHS!

The report is the third annual Birmingham Economic Review, produced by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) and University of Birmingham’s City-Region Economic Development Institute (REDI), which aims to accelerate economic growth in the West Midlands.

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Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult