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is the UK's best destination for starting up or growing a company.

is investing over £400m to further enhance the region's infrastructure for R&D.

Local Enterprise Zones include 26 sites, which offer simplified planning, discounts on business rates, enhanced support, funding opportunities and superfast broadband.

We welcome you to discover what Birmingham and the West Midlands have to offer.

Upcoming Events

Join Worcestershire Innovation Wednesday with UKTI at Qinetic focussed on International Trade Opportunities on August 19 (free)

Silicon Canal tour by Future C U R I O U S at macBirmingham on August 29-30 (free)

50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2015) at Staffordshire University from Sept 1-4 (£££)

Lunar Society Boulton and Watt Lecture by Will Hutton at Aston University on September 2

Internet of Things (IoT) Midlands UK at WMG, University of Warwick on Sept 8

Introduction to Commercial Contracts Workshop at Marks & Clerk, Alpha Tower on September 8 (free)

Biomedical Science Congress at the ICC Birmingham on September 15 (£)

Energy Event at the NEC on September 15-16 (free)

Renewables Event at the NEC on September 15-16 (free)

In Collaboration: Arts and Science at the University of Birmingham on September 16

Access to Finance and keynote by Mark Hart of Aston Business School on The relationship between business finance and growth at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on September 17 (free to register)

Movers & Shakers panel on Who's developing the West Midlands? including devolution, regeneration, investment and regional plan on September 18 (£54)

International Gamification for Business Conference at Faraday Wharf on September 21-22

Aston Business Network talk by Jason Navon, co-founder of Clarity Comm, on Is social media the new channel for building brand equity? on September 23 (free)

Discovery Day by Bioscience Ventures in the field of rapid and in vitro diagnostics at the University of Birmingham on September 23 (free)

UK Cell Adhesion Society Meeting at the University of Birmingham on September 24 (£35/55)

Business Growth Show at the Edgbaston Cricket Club on September 30 (free)

Let's talk human factors seminar for SME's at Faraday Wharf by Bob Stone and Keith Stanley on October 1 (free)

ESRC Seminar: Product-Service Systems and the Servitization of Manufacturing at Aston University on October 7 (free)

WMAHSN Health and Wealth Economic Summit at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on October 13 (free)

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England at the University of Birmingham on October 14 (free)

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