7 Cannon Street,
Birmingham, England B2 5EP

How can the West Midlands encourage individuals and businesses to innovate? How can the region drive economic growth over the next year?

Please join NESTA on Friday 13th March, for a breakfast question time discussion as Peter Luff MP for Mid Worcestershire and Chairman of the Business and Enterprise Select Committee; Simon Topman, Chair, West Midlands Chambers; Anna Blackaby, Business Journalist, Birmingham Post and Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chief Executive, NESTA debate how, given the recession, the West Midlands can maintain its innovative capacity and how it can support individuals and businesses to innovate in order to drive the economy forward. Pat McFadden MP for Wolverhampton South East and Minister in the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform has also been invited to join the panel.

The event is free - places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Official Website: http://westmidlands.eventbrite.com/

Added by lucie_osborn on February 20, 2009