Live news and events from UoWSP and the surrounding business community:
£14.9m for city’s National Brownfield Institute
City of Wolverhampton’s plans to develop a National Brownfield Institute (NBI) have been handed a major boost this week.
The scheme is to receive £14.9million of funding from the Government’s Get Building Fund for the West Midlands.
The city council has worked closely with the Black Country LEP and West Midlands Combined Authority to secure the funding for what will be the flagship of the University of Wolverhampton’s ongoing £100million Springfield Campus development.
Read more on this and other projects from the region HERE
Annual Business Week 2020
The Annual Business Week runs from 21-25 September – with a programme of free online events and webinars supporting businesses to recover and grow and raising the profile of the city. The showpiece event is the Business Breakfast on 24th.
Take a look at the city’s great programme of online business events and webinars coming up later this month…
Cyber security centre hits a new high with topping out milestone
Work on the £9 million Cyber Quarter – Midlands Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford has hit new heights by reaching another milestone. Find out more………
Applications encouraged for climate friendly business ideas
The University of Wolverhampton’s Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) project has launched a new Innovation Incubator programme – supporting 12 climate friendly business ideas over six months.
Business Snapshot survey
Second round of Discretionary Grant Scheme launched
One month to nominate your Black Country Business Heroes
There are just under four weeks left for nominations to be made in the Black Country Chamber Awards, which this year, is focusing on the business heroes of the Black Country. Do you know, or work with someone whom you think deserves to be recognised for their amazing efforts? If so, find out more and nominate them HERE
West Midlands Combine Authority
Information and guidance from the West Midlands Combine Authority can be found HERE
The Black Country Business Festival
The Black Country Business Festival is reopening its doors for new event applications after its postponement.
Black Country Growth Hub opportunities in the agricultural and agri-tech sectors
The Black Country LEP Growth Hub has become a member of the Agri-Epi Centre (Agricultural Engineering Precision Innovation Centre) in order to signpost Black Country engineering and manufacturing firms to supply chain opportunities in the agricultural and agri-tech sectors.
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)