April 2018

Entrepreneurs recognised as Birmingham accredited as Social Enterprise Place

Entrepreneurs recognised as Birmingham accredited as Social Enterprise Place

27 April 2018

Birmingham is set to become an accredited Social Enterprise Place, Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs (iSE) have announced. Birmingham has the largest number of social enterprise’s outside of London – over 70 in Digbeth alone and an estimated 700 across the city.

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WMAHSN offers support for innovators in major NHS funding initiative

WMAHSN offers support for innovators in major NHS funding initiative

24 April 2018

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is offering support for transformative digital health projects as part of Wave 2 of the national Test Beds Programme. This initiative aims to tackle health and care challenges by supporting collaborations between digital innovators and NHS organisations to test new products and services at scale in the real-world setting of the NHS.

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Deadline extended and £10k prize fund announced - latest news from Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards

Deadline extended and £10k prize fund announced - latest news from Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards

20 April 2018

The deadline for entries to the Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards has now been extended to Friday 18 May 2018. The announcement comes alongside news of a £10,000 prize fund for the MidTECH award in the form of ‘development awards’.

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Major boost for Birmingham innovators

Major boost for Birmingham innovators

13 April 2018

Birmingham-based surgical e-training company. OrthOracle has had a major boost thanks to The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

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Four innovations set for ‘fast-track’ into the NHS through the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) programme

11 April 2018

Innovative image analysis software that creates a 3D model of the heart and could prevent up to 35,000 patients a year undergoing invasive tests will be fast-tracked into use by the NHS.

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Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences

Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences

11 April 2018

Business Quarter’s latest edition has recently hit the streets with an issue celebrating the vibrant healthcare and life sciences sector in the West Midlands.

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