Midlands Engine Partnerships

Our partnership

A unified voice for the Midlands

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Midlands Engine CEO, Roger Mendonca

The Midlands Engine partnership 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 boundaries and through true pan-regional collaboration, the Midlands Engine drives change where it matters for our communities and our economy. We know that by collaborating and co-investing, we can achieve our shared aims for regional success and underpin our future prosperity.

How we work

Evidencing

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

Convening

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

Advocating

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.

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Latest partnership news

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Digital

May 28 2024

Openreach’s broadband upgrade set to benefit communities in the Midlands

Communities across the Midlands are set to benefit from Openreach’s huge broadband upgrade with full fibre heading to over 90 towns in the region.

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ESAIF launch at UKREiiF

Economic Opportunities

May 28 2024

D2N2 LEP Chair, Elizabeth Fagan, launches £8m Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at UKREiiF

D2N2 LEP Chair Elizabeth Fagan announced the launch of D2N2 LEP’s Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) in Leeds (21 - 23 May).

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East Midlands Freeport Green Corridors

Transport

May 23 2024

Freeport East and East Midlands Freeport Sign Green Freight Corridor Initiative

Freeport East and East Midlands Freeport have announced a new partnership to support a green freight corridor that will help decarbonise transport and drive enhanced skills and employment initiatives along the length of one of the UK’s most important transportation routes.

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