News & Events

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


Innovative eye researchers shortlisted for Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards June 21, 2018

Professor Alastair Denniston, of the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, and his team have been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating the best of innovation in healthcare around the region …

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Hospital plans at Pebble Mill given second chance June 19, 2018

Plans for a new private hospital and research institution to be built on the site of the former BBC studios at Pebble Mill, Birmingham, have been recommended for approval for a second time.

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BioHub Birmingham tenant to develop rapid diagnostic test for mastitis in dairy cows June 11, 2018

Abingdon Health, a tenant at the University of Birmingham’s bio-incubator, is developing a rapid diagnostic test for bovine mastitis …

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University of Birmingham collaboration to help develop new drugs for global epidemics June 7, 2018

University of Birmingham scientists are working with partners at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, China, to develop new drugs that could help tackle global epidemics.

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From international Businessman to Visiting Professor and Deputy Lieutenant May 11, 2018

Leading expert in medical technology and founder and Chief Executive of MDTi enjoys double celebration after joining Birmingham City University as a Visiting Professor and being announced as Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands.

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New cancer centre at private hospital in Edgbaston May 9, 2018

People in the Midlands diagnosed with cancer will be able to receive quick access to appointments and treatment thanks to a new cancer centre at BMI The Priory Hospital in Edgbaston.

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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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