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The Midlands Engine is the largest regional economy in the UK outside London and the place that 11 million people call home. Our Midlands Engine partnership spans the heart of the UK. Working at scale, we focus on adding value – tackling the things that really matter in our region to drive prosperity for our communities and businesses.

Together, we make sure the Midlands voice is heard and act as a positive agent for economic, social and environmental change, to benefit every single part of our region. We do this through shared intent, collaborative investment and a strong, unified voice, direct to government.

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Read more about the impact we achieve through pan-regional partnership – our region’s businesses, parliamentarians, local authorities, academics and more, all united by our shared goal of greater prosperity, for every part of our region.

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Who we are

The Midlands Engine is a pan-regional partnership that works to complement the phenomenal activity of our region’s businesses, public sector and world-leading universities – our key stakeholders who, with passion and urgency, are generating added value for the whole of the Midlands, its communities and the wider UK. Working together, in close collaboration and across diverse areas of strength and expertise, we drive pan-regional economic prosperity through concerted investment and long-term commitment.

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What we do

Our pan-regional partnership works to accelerate growth and prosperity for every part of the Midlands. We focus our efforts in the areas that evidence and data tell us our region need most, convening, connecting and acting as a focal point to drive economic growth – for the greater benefit of our people, places and businesses.

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Our leadership

The Midlands Engine partnership is guided by a clear, fair and transparent decision-making framework, with representation on our different Boards from right across our partnership and our region.

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Economic Opportunities

Oct 3 2022

World-leading Fusion site to be located in West Burton, Nottinghamshire

Today, organisations championing economic growth across the Midlands welcomed the announcement from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) that West Burton will host the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)’s pioneering prototype fusion power station.  

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Transport

Sep 23 2022

New Shared Vision for Transport in the East Midlands Launched

Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) and Midlands Connect have launched a new shared vision for the future of transport in the East Midlands.

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Green Growth

Sep 23 2022

New date announced for Midlands Engine’s Quarterly Economic Briefing on Green Growth

On 12 October, 10-12:00am, the Midlands Engine Partnership will hold their rescheduled Quarterly Economic Briefing (QEB), with a focus on regional green growth initiatives.

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