City Region Economic and Development Institute (City-REDI)

We use our academic understanding of city regions to develop policy which informs and influences regional and national economic growth policies.

The West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WMREDI)

Artist's impression of the interior of The Exchange buildingLearn more about our new research institute dedicated to supporting inclusive economic growth in the West Midlands and across the UK.

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2020 review

City REDI / WM REDI 2020 review brochure front coverLearn more about the impact City-REDI has had in the past four years along with our plans for the future, including the exciting development of WMREDI as a new champion for our region.

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Our research themes

City-REDI’s research agenda has a city-region focus which is structured around the five foundations of the Industrial Strategy.

Latest news

Posted 09 December 2021

Levelling Up Through Innovation

On 25th November 2021, Professor Simon Collinson took part in a House of Commons Select Committee to explore the role of technology, research and innovation in the UK's recovery from Covid-19.