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Entries open for Medilink West Midlands Business Awards – celebrating the best in healthcare

Featured News
8th October 2019

Medilink West Midlands annual Medical and Healthcare Business Awards will take place on 13 February 2020. The Awards is our biggest event within our calendar, showcasing the best in life sciences across the region.

West Midlands universities partnership to deliver 1,200 degree apprenticeships

8th March 2019

A partnership between three leading universities in the West Midlands is aiming to provide more than 1,000 degree apprenticeships.

£7.5m funding secured by business lender to support SMEs

6th December 2018

A Wolverhampton-based business lender has secured £7.5m in funding from a national programme to support small businesses in the West Midlands unable to access commercial finance.

£1.1bn fund for West Midlands SMEs launched by HSBC

20th September 2018

A £1.1bn lending fund has been launched by HSBC to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West Midlands.

West Midlands to become UK’s first large-scale 5G testbed

5th September 2018

The West Midlands has been selected to become the innovative home to the UK’s first multi-city 5G test bed. The multi million pound trial of new high speed connectivity will pave the way for the future rollout of 5G across the UK, making the region the first in the UK ready to trial new 5G applications and services at scale.

£270.9m funding to fuel innovation for catapult centres

31st August 2018

An additional £270.9m of funding has been awarded to three catapult centres in the West Midlands to help develop new technology and fuel innovation.

£270m funding to fuel innovation

20th August 2018

An additional £270m of funding has been awarded to three West Midlands catapult centres to help develop new technology and fuel innovation.

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