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Transport

Mar 1 2024

Work to deliver Midlands Rail Hub set to begin with £123 million

Millions of people will benefit from more frequent rail services from central Birmingham and upgraded stations across the Midlands.

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Transport

Mar 1 2024

Consumer research shows lack of Electric Vehicle charge points a barrier for uptake

Consumer research conducted by Midlands Connect has shown a lack of EV charge points is a barrier for consumers choosing to purchase an EV and a hinderance for those who already own an EV.

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The Midlands Engine Investment Fund II launches today (29th February) and will deliver £400 million of new funding to small and medium-sized businesses across the Midlands.

Economic Opportunities

Feb 29 2024

Midlands Engine Investment Fund II launches providing businesses with the funds to grow

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund II launches today (29th February) and will deliver £400 million of new funding to small and medium-sized businesses across the Midlands.

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Economic Opportunities

Feb 27 2024

Midlands Engine partners launch Food White Paper showcasing region’s leading role in transforming UK food system

Presented for the first time today (27 February) at the unveiling of SmartParc SEGRO Derby’s new energy centre, the Food White Paper is the product of months of collaboration between over 100 food industry partners led by the Midlands Engine Partnership, the Midlands Future Food Alliance and Collison & Associates.

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Manufacturing

Feb 23 2024

£10 million open-access AMRICC Centre sets out the future for advanced ceramics at official launch

The official launch of The AMRICC Centre has showcased how the facility is positioning the Midlands region at the centre of the multi-billion pound global advanced ceramics sector.

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Green Growth

Feb 21 2024

De Montfort University to host Leadership and Innovation Summit for Sustainable Design

The sustainable design community is gearing up for a standout one-day design and manufacturing leadership and innovation summit created by Sustainability ROX.

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