The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is an alliance of organisations active or interested in science and technology-based innovation across the West Midlands.
We at BCRRE are part of the virtual innovation team, including business facing innovation experts hosted by a range of regional cluster/ sector bodies. Between us we support businesses in all the sectors and major market opportunities of the WM Local Industrial Strategy to recover and grow through innovation.
WMIP focuses on 5 areas of action in support of the WM Local Industrial Strategy (pdf) and Recovery Plans, namely:
- Networks and Linkages
- Investment Programmes
- Innovation Talent
- Intelligence on future trends
- Innovation Culture
The West Midlands Innovation Programme (WMIP) aims to drive up levels of demand-led business innovation across all areas of the region, by delivering a stronger, more integrated innovation support offer to business and providing targeted support to business to access more national innovation funding.
West Midlands Innovation Programme website