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Upcoming Events

Oliver Hart, Andrew E Furer Professor of Economics, Harvard University on Incomplete Contracts and Control at University of Warwick on May 17 (free)

Made in the Midlands Exhibition at Ricoh Arena on May 17 (free)

Funding your Sustainable Goals: Unleashing your Environmental Potential at the Shropshire Wildlife Trust on May 17

Lunar Society Discussion Dinner with Lord Best at Edgbaston Priory Club on May 18 (£)

Research Showcase in the Atrium, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on May 19 (free)

edie Live: the UK’s destination event for sustainable business at the NEC from May 23-24 (free)

Securing the future of aerospace across the UK, a conference for LEPs and Devolved Administrations at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa on May 25 (free)

Resilience of the UK Food System Workshop by the The Knowledge Transfer Network at the Conference Aston Meeting Suite on May 30 (free)

Inspiring Minds: Lunar Society event with Colin Diamond, CBE, Executive Director for Education, Birmingham City Council on June 6

GBSLEP Annual General Meeting on June 16

Venturefest West Midlands at the NEC on June 27 (free)

Aston Inaugural by Anthony Hilton on Adventures in Applied Microbiology at Aston University on June 29 (free)

International Workshop on Autonomous Remanufacturing at the University of Birmingham on July 4 (free)

International Conference on Women in Physics at the University of Birmingham from July 17-21 (£)

WMAHSN Celebration of Innovation Event and Awards at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC Birmingham on July 20 (£)

Creating Homes, Building Communities with Jennie Daly, Clive Skidmore, Angus Michie by Movers&Shakers at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel on September 13 (£)

Who's Developing the West Midlands by Movers&Shakers with Richard Pearce, TCN UK & Peter Ferrari, AshbyCapital at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel on November 10 (£)

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