Banks must find the means to support innovation and reap the rewards

Dr Steven McCabe “writes I was involved in a debate which took place as part of Birmingham Made Me Expo on what is an appropriate economic strategy for the Midlands”.       By Steven McCabe   I was involved in a debate which took place as part of Birmingham Made Me Expo on what […]

Using HS2 to Re-invent Birmingham

Beverley Nielsen outlines notes on a compelling vision for Birmingham and the region presented by Professor Kathryn Moore at the Birmingham Made Me Design Expo.     Having lived here for 18 years I have heard quite a few lectures.  But Professor Kathryn Moore, speaking on ‘Transport and Living Futures’ delivered one which was, for me, in a different league. It was visually […]

Birmingham Made Me Design Expo launches with plea to ‘CLAIM OUR CAPITAL’

Birmingham Made Me Design Expo launches with plea to – ‘CLAIM OUR CAPITAL’ Beverley Nielsen’s observations on discussions to-date….plus link to BBC Midlands coverage of Expo launch http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-22808346 Four days into policy seminars at the 2013 Birmingham Made Me Design Expo and the links between designing effective regional economies and the implementation of design-driven innovation within […]

Science, Technology, Learning, Innovation and Design

An Introduction to Millennium Point.

IDEA Birmingham announces finalists in 2013

Some of the world’s most innovative products and services – and the people who inspired them – are lined up for recognition in the annual Birmingham Made Me Design Awards. The range of innovation from the region is world-beating say judges – from the iRacer, the world’s first all-electric kitcar, developed in partnership with Birmingham […]

CBI boss to launch Birmingham design expo as region provide model for growth

TOP business boss John Cridland, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), will the launch the second Birmingham Made Me design expo on June 6.   Professor Cliff Allan, Vice-Chancellor of Birmingham City University, said he was delighted to be welcoming John Cridland to the expo which is being organised by the University […]

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Fine Art Graduate from Birmingham City University, Lauren Cookson will be joining us on 7th June

UK city has designs to score global success over Italian rival

Birmingham can be the UK’s answer to Milan – a recognised global capital for world-class design. That’s the confident claim made by Beverley Nielsen, Director Employer Engagement at Birmingham City University and the mastermind behind the Birmingham Made Me expo. Her impassioned comments have been shared in a video trailer for the event which can […]

‘Hero products’ made in Midlands given iconic poster showcase

The stunning helmet used in the stylish Prometheus sci-fi movie – created by Birmingham company CMA Moldform – is one of the iconic images depicted on a range of eye-catching posters launched in support of the Birmingham Made Me Design Expo. The Birmingham Made Me Design expo is an event led by Birmingham City University […]

Would buying British get us out of the economic crisis?

The Birmingham Made Me Design Expo showcases the very best in Birmingham and Midlands design.