Tyseley Environmental Enterprise District Information Exchange Event

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Date(s) - 25/03/2014
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Event Details

Tyseley Environmental Enterprise District is one of six Economic Zones launched as part of Birmingham City Council’s Economic Zones Prospectus in September 2012. The Prospectus promotes Tyseley as a ‘location of choice’ for local and inward investment in the resource recovery sector and in emerging energy-from-waste and related technologies.

Over the past three years, the Tyseley Property Assistance Programme has successfully encouraged small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the area to undertake site improvement works or new-build development projects. The grant scheme, for which funding is provided from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), provides a 50% contribution up to a maximum of £100,000 towards development costs. Further ERDF and other European funding to assist SMEs is now available.

Supporting new development, investment and innovation in the area, the Tyseley Information Exchange series of events encourages best practice in the manufacturing and resource recovery sector to be shared and for industry experts to meet site owners, practitioners, agents and other stakeholders.


4.00–4.30pm Registration

4.30–4.45pm Welcome and introduction

Tyseley Property Assistance Programme grant scheme
Clifford Hill, Regeneration Manager, Birmingham City Council

European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI)
Tim Miller, Director of Operations

Speakers and discussion subjects

4.45–5.00pm European Structural Investment Fund, Clifford Hill (Birmingham City Council)

5.00–5.15pm Business Innovation Programme, Phil Roocroft (Birmingham City Council)

5.15–5.30pm Refreshment break

5.30–5.45pm ERDF Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme, Suresh Patel (Birmingham City Council)

5.45–6.00pm Horizon 2020 Programme, Paul Knobbs (Aston University)

6.00–7.00pm Buffet and networking

To register your interest in attending
this event, please contact Ashfaq Ashraf: 0121 464 9861 or ashfaq.ashraf@birmingham.gov.uk