A new Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands

#InnovationAlliance for the #WestMidlands to take the innovation reins from #BirminghamScienceCity

Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands

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From January 2018 the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands will come into being, with its focus and priorities strongly guided by the results of an extensive consultation on how we should build on the legacy of Birmingham Science City (BSC) when it closes at the end of 2017.  Discussions were held with resourcing organizations, Working Group chairs and the BSC board, plus a questionnaire was sent to over 400 stakeholders (approx 20% response).

The key findings and the resulting next steps are summarized below.

There was broad support for the principle of creating a new Innovation Alliance WM, with 94% of respondents wishing to be involved in a new Innovation Alliance, as shown:

Figure 1: Would you like to be involved in a new West Midlands Innovation Alliance?

Focus and Priorities

Work conducted by BSC has been valued by its stakeholders and aspects should be continued, but moving forward…

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