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General | 30th November 2021

Why the Made Smarter scheme is important for businesses

The £1.9 million Made Smarter scheme was launched in the West Midlands in June 2021 to help manufacturing and engineering SMEs utilise new digital technologies such as AI, advanced robotics, big data ...
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Why the Made Smarter scheme is important for businesses30/11/2021
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General | 8th November 2021

West Midlands' tech businesses urged to apply for accelerator support worth £50k

BetaDen has opened applications for the fifth cohort of businesses to join the programme.
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West Midlands' tech businesses urged to apply for accelerator support worth £50k08/11/2021
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General | 30th September 2021

Digital expert urges West Midlands' businesses to embrace digital technology

Digital technology has the potential to transform manufacturing and engineering in the West Midlands, but many businesses in the sector have yet to take advantage of new innovations for a variety of r...
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Digital expert urges West Midlands' businesses to embrace digital technology30/09/2021
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General | 23rd September 2021

Made Smarter helps 100 companies

A programme which helps West Midlands manufacturing and engineering firms to adopt cutting-edge digital technology has seen 100 companies sign up in just a few months.
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Made Smarter helps 100 companies23/09/2021
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General | 30th July 2021

Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands and chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) cut the ribbon at Ramfoam’s new site on Hainge Road.
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Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital30/07/2021
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General | 23rd June 2021

Excitement building ahead of event with Dragons' Den star

A high-profile online networking event is preparing to go live on Tuesday after the guest line-up was announced, giving business owners the chance to pick the brains of leading entrepreneurs.
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Excitement building ahead of event with Dragons' Den star23/06/2021
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General | 22nd June 2021

Made Smarter launches £1.9 million digital scheme with WMG to help West Midlands SMEs

Made Smarter has launched a £1.9 million digital adoption push to drive growth in West Midlands manufacturing and engineering SMEs and help them boost productivity.
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Made Smarter launches £1.9 million digital scheme with WMG to help West Midlands SMEs22/06/2021
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General | 27th May 2021

'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event

Businesses in the West Midlands will have the opportunity to quiz a former Dragons' Den star and the youngest finalist in the history of the BBC’s The Apprentice about the importance of collaboration ...
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'The Apprentice' and 'Dragons' Den' stars headline at upcoming event27/05/2021
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General | 19th May 2021

Are you new to export?

The Export Academy, from the Department for International Trade (DIT), gives new, novice and in-experienced exporting businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence.
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Are you new to export?19/05/2021
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General | 23rd March 2021

Former Dragon encourages businesses to contact Growth Hubs

Businesses have been encouraged to contact their Growth Hubs in the West Midlands by an entrepreneur who went from being a bank cashier to a millionaire Dragon.
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Former Dragon encourages businesses to contact Growth Hubs23/03/2021
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General | 17th March 2021

West Midlands Brexit summit attracts over 250 businesses

On Tuesday 16 March the West Midlands Growth Hubs joined forces with the online platform Findit, the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Department for International Trade to hold its first even...
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West Midlands Brexit summit attracts over 250 businesses17/03/2021
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General | 8th March 2021

Experts share their inspirational stories to mark post-Brexit era

An expert panel of speakers will tell their inspirational stories of opportunity, resilience and business growth at a free event to mark a new post-Brexit era for the West Midlands.
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Experts share their inspirational stories to mark post-Brexit era08/03/2021
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General | 27th January 2021

Meet the Buyer event planned for food and drink sector

Food and drink companies across the Marches are being urged to register their interest in attending a new Meet the Buyer event.
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Meet the Buyer event planned for food and drink sector27/01/2021
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General | 21st January 2021

Warwickshire firm that helps overseas businesses settle in the UK sees Brexit boost

A Warwickshire-based company, which helps foreign businesses establish in the UK, is expanding after seeing a growth in demand due to Brexit.
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Warwickshire firm that helps overseas businesses settle in the UK sees Brexit boost21/01/2021
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General | 13th January 2021

West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website

Growth Hubs across the West Midlands are working together to encourage businesses to access free advice to Check, Change and Go following the end of the transition period and the UK’s exit from the EU...
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West Midlands Growth Hubs launch new EU website13/01/2021
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General | 11th January 2021

Nuneaton-based technology company will continue to keep a laser eye on Brexit developments

Brexit may have taken a backseat to the recent General Election but one Nuneaton-based technology company will continue to keep a laser eye on developments.
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Nuneaton-based technology company will continue to keep a laser eye on Brexit developments11/01/2021