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Welcome to the UK's Science Capital

Birmingham I Am

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

is investing over £400m to further enhance our infrastructure for R&D.

Our local Enterprise Zones include 26 sites that 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

Lunar Society Summer Social at King Edward’s School on June 29 (£10)

Delusions Seminar at the University of Birmingham on June 30 (free)

Research and Innovation Conference on Advanced Materials, Net-Shape Manufacturing, Metrology, Automation Systems, Energy Storage, Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics, Cyber Security, Business Transformatio, Digital Media and Innovation at WMG, University of Warwick from June 30 - July 1

VenturefestWM at the NEC on June 30 (free)

Café Scientifique by Claudio Tennie on Animal and Human Culture at Pure Bar on July 7 (free)

Made in the Midlands Summer Drinks at Hotel du Vin & Bistro Birmingham on July 23

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

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

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

International Gamification for Business Conference at Faraday Wharf on 21-22 Sept 2015

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

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Warwick one of the seven fastest rising young universities in the world

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University of Worcester is the Most Improved in the UK for Research

Warwick ranks 7th, Aston rises, and Coventry grows based on REF2014


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