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Discover how we can take your business to the next level

We are the Midlands Engine

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Find out how we can take your business further today

The Midlands Engine is here

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Driving economic prosperity

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Midlands Engine

Our Ambitions

The heartbeat of Britain’s economy

The Midlands Engine partnership brings together public sector partners and businesses to complement the activity of local and combined authorities, LEPs, universities, businesses and others. We are generating added value for the whole of the Midlands, its communities and the wider UK.

We bring a collective voice from our region, adding value as an influencer, an advocate, a catalyst for change and an enabler of accelerated delivery.

Our approach is apolitical, focused on increasing productive economic growth and improving quality of life for communities in every part of the region.

Midlands Engine Map

End of Year Review 2020

We are delighted to showcase just some of the highlights and achievements of our partnership in 2020 within our end of year review –  featuring many leading voices from across our region.

The Observatory

The Midlands Engine Economic Observatory is a vital cog of the Midlands Engine, providing comprehensive and contemporary data, analysis and intelligence on the whole Midlands economy.

Ambitious for our region, our people and our businesses

Midlands Engine Investing in transport for growth – Midlands Connect

Investing in transport for growth – Midlands Connect

Better connections, locally, nationally and globally, mean greater prosperity for our region.

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Accelerating innovation and enterprise

Closer links between universities and business maximise the benefits of innovation for all.

Midlands Engine Powering an ultra-connected region

Powering an ultra-connected region

Region-wide digital, data-led connectivity supported by reliable, low-carbon energy creates opportunities.

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Trading with the world

A dual focus on expanding our export market and proactively growing inward investment will enhance economic growth.

Amplifying the voice of our region

The Midlands Engine partnership champions our region on the local, national and international stage.

Midlands Engine : Amplifying the voice of our region


The Midlands Engine is backed by business and government leaders, who are proud to celebrate the region.

Midlands Engine Chairman (Sir John Peace)

I believe we are now ready to very clearly and very loudly speak with one united voice on the world’s stage – The Midlands is the beating heart of UK manufacturing, we are the beating heart of the country and the home to global iconic businesses, we are a magnet for investment and we can deliver results which can drive forward the UK economy.

Sir John Peace – Midlands Engine Chairman
Midlands Engine | Robert Jenrick

The success of the Midlands is not just important to me, it is absolutely vital to our mission to level up our regions, boost economic growth and ensure every city and town can benefit from the opportunities Brexit brings.

Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP – Communities Secretary

Latest News

A new competition aimed at finding the tech stars of the future in the West Midlands has been launched.

A £1.4m project aimed at boosting the uptake of robots in small and medium-sized manufacturing will investigate ways to more easily change, adapt and repurpose automated systems.