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Green Growth

Dec 5 2022

Partnership looks at seawater’s potential to power ceramic production 

New research is looking to the coast to explore ways to generate sustainable hydrogen supplies to power up the UK’s ceramics sector.

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Transport

Dec 5 2022

Midlands Rail Hub: More rail services for region as part of upgrade package dubbed ‘biggest step possible in levelling-up the Midlands’

Faster and more frequent train services are on the cards for up to forty-three communities, towns and cities throughout the region as part of a massive package of improvements to transform east-west connections in the Midlands.

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Cross Sector Open House 2

Economic Opportunities

Dec 1 2022

Aerospace, motorsport, health and rail sector organisations come together to show SMEs the power of diversification

Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) in partnership with Medilink Midlands, Rail Forum and the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) hosted a free open house event to showcase the wealth of cross-sector collaboration opportunities in aerospace, health & life sciences, motorsport, rail, nuclear and beyond.

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Transport

Nov 29 2022

Coventry-Leicester-Nottingham rail link dubbed ‘levelling up’ by firms

Local businesses employing over 32,000 workers across the region have given a seal of approval for proposed improvements to the Coventry-Leicester-Nottingham rail route.

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Latest News

Nov 25 2022

KPMG UK to relocate Nottingham office to new University of Nottingham Campus

Business advisory firm KPMG UK is set to relocate its Nottingham office, next year, to the University of Nottingham’s new Castle Meadow Campus as part of its long-term regional growth strategy.  

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Economic Opportunities

Nov 22 2022

Sir John Peace, Chairman of the Midlands Engine, on the Autumn Statement

"Last week’s Autumn Statement provides a solemn reminder of the reality of the cost-of-living crisis. Communities all over the Midlands are already battling with soaring energy bills, unaffordable rising costs to the weekly shop and the most difficult of decisions on how to prioritise strained household budgets.  

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