Bin it to Win it | When litter can turn into cash

One of Birmingham Made Me’s Entrepreneur teams, supported by Living Labs and in coolaboration with the Birmingham City University Students Union (BCUSU) has come up with a smart way to promote recycling of litter in an engaging and rewarding way. Litter is an eyesore, everybody hates it yet everybody does it. It’s such an innocent […]

Birmingham Made Me at the Birmingham & West Midlands Brussels Office Event

Greater Birmingham and West Midlands Brussels Office networking lunch was held last week, hosted by Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council. It included the launch of a newly erected Birmingham Made Me presence showcasing some of the best of innovation and design excellence from our region. The event was arranged as an opportunity […]


BMM Living Labs 2014

Birmingham Made Me Living Labs is providing BCU students with opportunities for employability and entrepreneurship. The Living Lab is providing three innovation driven projects for students to get involved with and deliver real tangible project outputs. Activities will be supported by industry and staff mentors who will support with ideas and expertise at the workshop […]

Redesigning Manufacturing in the UK

The Figures That Make a Mockery of Manufacturing’s ‘Decline’

  Despite repeated reports of its demise, manufacturing is responsible for more than half the West Midlands economy and nearly a third of the UK output, according to research for Birmingham City University. The study by the West Midlands Economic Forum suggests manufacturing makes a 53% comparative contribution to the Midlands economy and contributes 30% […]

Beverley Nielsen

Manufacturing’s Starring Economic Contribution Promoted At BCU Sponsored Event

Manufacturing’s Starring Economic Contribution Promoted At BCU Sponsored Event With Economist Vicky Pryce And Professor Michael Beverland, University Of Bath And Beverley Nielsen, Birmingham City University MONDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 11-1pm BASKERVILLE HOUSE Manufacturing has a Cinderella complex but new figures reveal its starring role, accounting for a 53% comparative contribution to the Midlands economy, and […]

New Board Members for ART


Three talented senior figures for ART Board Dr David Hardman MBE, CEO of Innovation Birmingham, Beverley Nielsen, Director Corporate Affairs at Birmingham City University, and Professor Monder Ram OBE, Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship at the University of Birmingham have joined the Board of ART (Aston Reinvestment Trust). The three […]

Kathryn Moore

Birmingham City University’s world landscaping expert forges link with Sheffield University

Birmingham City University’s Professor Kathryn Moore has confirmed her status as one of the leading landscape architects in the world by overcoming strong competition to become Visiting Professor, Arnold Weddle Chair, at the University of Sheffield. She will continue in her role as Professor of Landscape Architecture at BCU’s Birmingham School of Architecture but will […]

British Science Festival 2014

Birmingham Made Me supports the 2014 British Science Festival taking place in Birmingham, 6-11 September. The British Science Association, in association with Birmingham City University and Birmingham City Council and in partnership with the University of Birmingham are bringing the British Science Festival to the city recognised as being at the forefront of scientific and technological advancement.

Schools Design Competition

Over 70 entries were received from schools to our Schools Design Awards. Our Schools Design Awards Celebration takes place Thursday 8th May, 5-6.30pm Millennium Point. Free and Open to All (link)

“Jeans. No Pinstripes” – A blog from Millennium Point’s Philip Singleton

Between the 6th and 9th of May, Millennium Point will see a healthy influx of the city’s youngest, brightest talents into the Birmingham Made Me Job Fair. This will be an opportunity for some of the finest businesses in the region to find themselves the gifted employees of the future. It marks a vital link between […]