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Welcoming New Faces

Over the last few months we’ve had lots of changes at Impact Hub Birmingham. As we move out of our founding year and into a new chapter, we have learnt lots about our growing community, our roles, our passions and… More

Design, Participation, Dudley and Daniel

Just over 2 years ago I moved back here to my hometown, Birmingham after doing 6 months in Manchester, a Masters student ready to pursue my final research project and looking for an opportunity to do so with an organisation.… More

beyond (un)employment – Go Global, Solve Local

Beyond (un)employment An International Collaboration to Tackle Local Issues Never in the modern era have the challenges of employment been as pronounced as they are now. Whilst employment figures rise, they can mask the reality of poor contracts and demoralising… More

Supporting Entrepreneurs: Research Project Launch

How Can The Hub Better Support Entrepreneurs? Intro to a research project with the University of Birmingham Social entrepreneurship is something Impact Hub Birmingham is passionate about and a ‘field’ we are very focused on helping to grow. Many of… More

Learning to Work in the Open

We have recently been awarded a contract as part of a consortium to work alongside Birmingham City Council’s newly formed Improvement Team to help them in establishing the four key work-streams they will be working on over the next four… More

Talking Robots, Ice Desserts & Shining Stars

In this wonderfully named blog post, Impact Hub Birmingham member John Bishop shares his experience of a recent trip to Maylasia to take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Community Conference 2016. Considerations before you begin reading, he notes, are as… More

Launch of Mission Birmingham: Parent Membership

The founding community of Impact Hub Birmingham has always been deeply committed to discovering and building new and innovative solutions to some of our most challenging issues. We want to make the community as diverse as possible in all respects… More

Future of Planning

Last week we co-hosted an event with Future Cities Catapult as they brought their programme, Future of Planning, outside of London to explore the role of innovation and technology in tweaking, expanding and redesigning the planning system. The day gave… More

Thank You

We just want to write a quick note to say a massive thank you to all our members and friends at Impact Hub Birmingham and wish everyone a merry, restful and enjoyable Christmas. 2016 has been an unbelievable year in… More

#DecoloniseBrum: Creating Space

On Saturday 8th October the Art Against the Grain collective presented Decolonise Not Diversify, a one-day festival to unpack and challenge dominant narratives. Following two evening events in the spring, featuring lots of talented Birmingham artists alongside invited guests Sukhjit… More

Open Project Night Research Launch

In September 2015 we launched Open Project Night (OPN) at Impact Hub Birmingham. As we approach the second year of the weekly open night, we are partnering with our friends at UnLtd on an exciting research project that aims to… More

More Car Parks Than Venice

Birmingham City Council have now submitted their first planning application under number, 2016/06762/PA, in respect of the demolition of the markets. It’s a very basic application which talks about the buildings to be demolished and a few surveys to make… More