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Midlands Innovation Health

Driving Research Innovation

MI Health (MIH) is a world-class research and innovation partnership, combining the Medical strengths of 7 research intensive universities based in the Midlands. The partnership unites university research with the unique strengths of Midlands industry, within a joint academic-NHS innovation environment, to drive cutting-edge research, collaboration and skills development.


As the Health and Medicine branch of Midlands Innovation, we are united in our determination that:

  • Individually we are strong, with world-class research, creativity and skills development.

  • Together we are stronger, playing a significant role in stimulating economic growth across the region and beyond.


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  • 24th-25th September 2019: Institute for Mental Health and Centre for Human Brain Health (Birmingham)
  • 21st-25th September 2019: Labour Party Conference (Brighton) and 29th-2nd September 2019: Conservative Party Conference (Manchester)
  • MHI will be attending the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences to promote the Midlands Life Science sector and the wealth of opportunities it has available to deliver against the nation's economic and societal challenges.
  • Come along to see us on the Midlands Engine stands or at the Midlands Engine drinks receptions (23rd - The Grand, Brighton and 30th - Manchester Central).


MedTech worth £1.6 billion to Midlands economy according to new report.

A new report has been launched, which highlights the critical importance of the Medical Technologies (MedTech) sector to the Midlands economy.

The report focuses upon the nature and scale of the MedTech sector, its contribution to the regional economy, what Midlands businesses need to achieve growth, and barriers faced.