News & Events

Keep up to date with the latest news and developments within the Edgbaston Medical Quarter, as and when it happens.


BioHub Birmingham develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities September 19, 2018

The BioHub Birmingham is constructing 5,000sq ft of self-contained laboratory and office suites to meet an increasing demand for biomedical incubator space …

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Lunch and Learn on Laboratory and Scientific Apprenticeships September 6, 2018

Midlands based CSR Scientific Training is hosting a lunch and learn session at the Birmingham Research Park on Laboratory and Scientific Apprenticeships …

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Vacuum packing for 100k specimens now available at Heartlands August 31, 2018

Vacuum packing has gone live at Heartlands Hospital, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, the lead organisation for the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre …

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E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation August 20, 2018

Research led by the University of Birmingham has found that vapourised eliquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs and body that is seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease …

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New hospital to create 250 jobs for Edgbaston Medical Quarter August 10, 2018

Next summer will see the opening of a new hospital by Circle Health in the Edgbaston Medical Quarter, creating a total of 250 jobs …

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Medilink Midlands is launched to provide Midlands wide support to the Life Sciences sector August 9, 2018

Medilink Midlands, a pan-regional strategic alliance between the Medilinks in the East and West Midlands, has recently been established to bring the collective expertise of the two organisations together …

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Edgbaston MP Visits Local Mental Health Charity August 7, 2018

Preet Kaur Gill MP for Edgbaston has paid a visit to a leading counselling provision in Birmingham to discuss how the citys mental health offering could be improved …

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GBSLEP Annual Conference – September 2018 (free to attend) August 2, 2018

Attend the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership fifth Annual Conference on the 26th September at The REP in central Birmingham …

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New database launches in a bid to develop new drugs in the fight against antimicrobial resistance July 26, 2018

A new and first of its kind database has been launched listing compounds that could be used to develop new antibiotics in a bid to tackle the global issue of antimicrobial resistance …

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NASA uses antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham to assess the impact of space flight on the immune system July 25, 2018

Antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham have been used by NASA to assess how long duration space flight affects the immune system.

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