Midlands Engine Partnerships

Our partnership

A unified voice for the Midlands

Roger Mendonca discussing investment with partners at UKREiiF
Midlands Engine Chief Executive, Roger Mendonca
We are the pan-regional partnership for the Midlands

The Midlands Engine connects, champions and amplifies the work of its partners, bringing voice and vision to a region that is home to 11 million people.

Working across organisational and geographical boundaries, the Midlands Engine drives change where it matters for our communities and our economy.

Through collaboration, we can achieve our shared aims for regional success and underpin our future prosperity.

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How we work

We gather insights and intelligence through our Observatory which shape our priorities.


We bring together organisations across sectors to collectively drive positive change. Explore the sectors we focus on.


We work with and between government, as well as public sector and private sector decision makers, to create the right policy and investment environment for growth.

The Midlands is the largest regional economy outside London


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Midlands Engine population region map with UK
Midlands Engine region showing population density

Latest partnership news

Global and investment scorecard


Jul 11 2024

Newly published Global and Investment data reveals the Midlands’ performance across 5 major sectors

The third edition of the Midlands Engine Global & Investment Scorecard shows data for: trade; business; investment; higher education and the visitor economy.

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Economic Opportunities

Jul 9 2024

Major economic boost and thousands of new jobs on the way as West Midlands Investment Zone delivery plan gets green light

A detailed plan for the delivery of a West Midlands Investment Zone capable of attracting more than £5.5bn of private investment and over 30,000 new jobs has been announced.

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Jul 3 2024

Loughborough Business School joins Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to launch global centre and Master’s degree

Loughborough University has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL) to be the first UK member of its Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network.

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