News & Events

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


University of Birmingham to lead Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator (MICRA) April 10, 2018

The University of Birmingham is to lead a connected system of incubators and accelerators that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands region …

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University of Birmingham to lead Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator (MICRA)

The University of Birmingham is to lead a connected system of incubators and accelerators that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands region …

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Multi-million pound award aims to create new breakthrough therapies March 20, 2018

Recently formed health consortium, jointly led by the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre and NHS Wales, awarded by Innovate UK to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of breakthrough therapies …

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NHS and WMAHSN roll out new tech in West Midlands to prevent 540 strokes and save 12.1 million February 16, 2018

Innovative new technology is being rolled out across the West Midlands in a campaign launched today (Thursday 15 February). Made available as part of a national campaign, it is estimated that the devices could prevent 540 strokes and save 135 lives in just two years …

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Birminghams lifesaving battlefield skills showcased at Arab Health 2018 January 22, 2018

An esteemed military surgeon, who helps treat some of the worlds most complex battlefield injuries, will present at Arab Health’s first ever Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Conference …

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Building stronger links between the Middle East and the West Midlands January 19, 2018

At Arab Health 2018, the EMQ stand will showcase world class facilities and collaboration opportunities available, which aim to improve health outcomes and drive sustainable economic growth …

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Alta Innovations relaunches as University of Birmingham Enterprise January 9, 2018

Alta Innovations Ltd, the technology transfer company for the University of Birmingham, announces it has changed its name to University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd …

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Edgbaston Medical Quarter returns to Arab Health 2018 to showcase healthcare and medical excellence across Birmingham January 8, 2018

EMQ are once again returning to Arab Health to showcase the vast range of pioneering healthcare and life sciences companies that are located within Birmingham …

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Research could pave the way for pre-hospital treatment for seriously injured patients December 15, 2017

Scientists hope to have paved the way for the development of potentially new life-saving treatments to be administered to seriously injured patients in the critical first hour of injury …

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New centre launches to help small and medium-sized businesses accelerate the development of medical innovations December 6, 2017

A new centre has been launched in collaboration with the University of Birmingham aimed at providing a central space for small and medium-sized businesses to accelerate the development of medical innovations …

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