New Intelligence Hub to provide interactive access to wealth of regional research and data

Date posted: July 15, 2021
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The Midlands Engine Observatory continues its crucial work to grow and deepen the evidence base relating to issues impacting the Midlands Economy – with the launch of the Intelligence Hub.

The Midlands Engine Intelligence Hub, will provide a single, interactive point of access to all the Observatory’s up-to-the-minute research and data, informing decision making around investment and policy formulation for the benefit of our partners and region.

The Midlands Engine Observatory is an alliance of leading academic researchers, and economic and industry experts, working together to deliver the regionally focused research and analysis our partners need, for every part of the Midlands.

When launched, the Intelligence Hub will include: new live and interactive data and Power BI dashboards; spatial visualisations; intelligence briefings; insight pieces from our region’s experts; and commissioned deep-dive research.

The official launch of the Midlands Engine Intelligence Hub takes place on 21 July at the next meeting of the Midlands Engine Executive Board.

You can also keep up to date with the latest data from the Midlands Engine Observatory by subscribing to the Regional Economic Impact Monitor.

Published monthly, the Monitor showcases the latest research and trends from across our region.

For the latest on our region, subscribe to Midlands Matters, the official newsletter of the Midlands Engine.

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