Coventry Digital & Culture Projects
A £31m funding package to help Coventry get ready for its role as the UK City of Culture 2021 has been given the go-ahead by the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Drivers in the West Midlands could be paid ‘credits’ to ditch their personal vehicles as part of a strategy to tackle congestion in the region.
These are exciting times for culture in the West Midlands with major events giving the region a golden opportunity to showcase a resurgent, diverse and confident West Midlands to the world.
With an estimated 1.5 million UK jobs at risk from automation in the coming decade, we have set up a £5m Digital Retraining scheme to ensure our region has the right skillset to ‘beat the bots’.
The Screen Industry Body was launched in October 2019 to boost the West Midlands’ TV, Film and Gaming industries.
This industry body hopes to boost the West Midlands’ creative output by promoting the region as a production base for new content and gaining investment for local projects
The West Midlands has been chosen as the UK’s home of 5G testing.