Future of autonomous vehicles arrives in Birmingham

Aston University teams up with Aurrigo to unveil its own autonomous vehicle Named the ‘Auto-Pod’ it will be used for research and teaching purposes within the Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment (ASTUTE) The launch of ‘Auto-Pod’ coincides with Birmingham Tech Week 11 to 15 October. A state-of-the-art autonomous vehicle, called the Auto-Pod, […]

Thousands more adults set to benefit from new technical skills

Thousands of working adults will be offered free courses to rapidly upskill in STEM sectors including engineering, digital and construction – building on the Prime Minister’s pledge to get more people into higher wage, higher skilled jobs Sixty-five courses to be available from later this month at 10 Institutes of Technology, supporting up to 4,000 […]

Citywide consortium secures million pound future tech funding for university

Birmingham City University has made a million pound investment into new hi-tech engineering and computing equipment – thanks to funding secured by a city-wide technology partnership. The £1.1 million financial boost was secured through the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology (GBSIoT), in which the University is an anchor partner and which is one […]