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Midlands Innovation – ERC Researcher Workshop

Midlands Innovation held a joint workshop with Enterprise Research Centre for researchers with an interest in innovation systems and local policy. The 25 attendees represented all Midlands universities.

Presentations covered the work of Midlands Innovation (Sue Clayton, Nottingham), some recent survey work on business innovation in Coventry (Stephen Roper, ERC), City-ERDI (Simon Collinson, Birmingham and the recent Midlands Engine SIA (Pam Waddell, Science City).

Presentations from the event can be viewed via the links below:

Sue Clayton, Midlands Innovation: http://www.slideshare.net/enterpriseresearchcentre/mi-presentation-presentation

Stephen Roper, ERC: http://www.slideshare.net/enterpriseresearchcentre/surveying-local-innovation-coventry-and-beyond

Simon Collinson, City REDI: http://www.slideshare.net/enterpriseresearchcentre/city-redi-presentation-slides-city-redi-erc-midlands-innovation-event-presentation-13022017

Pam Waddell, Birmingham Science City Alliance: http://www.slideshare.net/enterpriseresearchcentre/midlands-engine-science-and-innovation-audit

Discussion in the latter half of the meeting focused on the Midlands SIA and identified a number of ideas for potential collaborative research projects. Two further meetings are planned. For more details regarding the next seminar please email Ellen McGhee ellen.mcghee@nottingham.ac.uk

February 2017