Strengths and Successes

from 2021

An annual review of the partnership's achievements, projects and plans for 2022.

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The Role of Technicians in Knowledge Exchange 

An Explorative Study 

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Driving Medical 


Bringing together academic, business and clinical partners to put the Midlands at the heart of health and life science research.

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A Midlands Innovation initiative, ERA is working to address the most pressing global energy challenges. Based on the four innovation themes of Energy Conversion, Energy Storage, Energy Distribution and Energy Use, ERA is finding new ways to address the issue of climate change through the development of renewable energy solutions and the reduction of carbon emissions.

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Midlands Innovation is seeking to build new collaborations, projects and partnerships that can help to drive innovation in the transport sector responding to the ever increasing demands that it faces. Our collective strengths cut-across sectors and we aim to take a cross-sectoral approach to delivering transport innovation that meets the needs of our partners.

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Midlands Innovation Health coordinates and combines the collective excellence of seven Midlands Innovation universities to deliver improved health and regional growth. Driving disruptive translational interventions and influencing nationally, MI Health draws together a critical mass of innovative regional stakeholders to impact national and global health challenges using local training strengths, expertise, networks, best practice and facilities.

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Latest news

ERA plays key role in regional Green Growth plan
The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has played a vital role in the development of the Midlands Engine’s ‘Ten Point Plan for Green Growth’ which was launched today. The Ten Point Plan for Green Growth sets out a strategic... See news item


ERA plays key role in regional Green Growth plan
The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has played a vital role in the development of the Midland... See news item


Symposium Showcases Midlands Health & Life Sciences Innovation Opportunities
The Midlands has a thriving health and life sciences sector which is ‘perfectly placed&rs... See news item

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Midlands Health Inequalities Policy Commission

Midlands Innovation Health, sponsored by the Midlands Engine, is leading a Policy Commission to increase understanding of issues surrounding health inequalities in the Midlands and the ability of the region to respond to them. The Commission will recognise the exacerbation of health inequalities as a result of COVID-19 and identify new emerging health inequalities, as well as reflecting on determinants that existed before the pandemic.

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New programme puts the Midlands at the heart of hydrogen 

‘HyDEX’ brings together the university partners in the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA), with multinational businesses, SMEs and other partners, in order to accelerate innovation in hydrogen, build markets and the supply chain, and support the skills needed for the new hydrogen economy.

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Supporting Space Research Innovation 

Midlands Innovation brings people together from academia and business to explore collaborations in research, training, skills and equipment as they relate to new space activities – both upstream and downstream.

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New Programme Puts the Midlands at the Forefront of Hydrogen Innovation
A new programme has been launched which is designed to support and foster a... See news item

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