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 (WM REDI)

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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City REDI - WM REDI
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 WM REDI 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.


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Posted 19 November 2020

The West Midlands and Outer Space

The University of Birmingham is one of seven locations that has received funding by the UK Space Agency to develop new space hubs across England.

Posted 16 November 2020

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