Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office

The Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office acts as a base for Birmingham City Council in Brussels, while also representing businesses and universities, such as Aston University and Birmingham City University at European level. The comprises a small team of experienced professionals, who keenly follow the European policy agenda and are invested in raising the profile of partners in Brussels. The office is particularly interested in the areas of climate change, smart mobility and economic recovery, especially in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bull Ring, Birmingham

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN welcomes new network Chair and Vice-Chairs

The ERRIN Management Board has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs, who together form the Troika. New Troika will lead the Management Board in 2022-2023.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN welcomes Sarah English as the new Network Chair

Yesterday, the ERRIN Management Board selected Sarah English (Scotland Europa) as the new network Chair. She has been a member of the ERRIN Management Board since 2014 and served as a Vice-Chair for the last three years. The Troika is now composed of Sarah English, Lars Holte Nielsen and Hortense Lutz-Hermellin who will continue to collaborate in their efforts to support the Board and secretariat in taking the network forward.

  • By Anonymous

Free Executive Education Opportunity - the Politics of International Development

The Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) of the University of Warwick, together with the Institute for European Studies (IES) and Vesalius College (VeCo), are jointly offering a training programme on the Politics of International Development in Brussels.

  • By Elaine Groom

One Health Fair

The UK Mission to the EU invites you to an interactive One Health Fair in collaboration with over 15 expert partners, including those representing UK member regions of ERRIN. The event will take place on 22 November from 17:00-21:00 at the British Residence, Rue Ducale 17, Brussels. 

  • By Anett Ruszanov

Birmingham Tech Week 2023

Birmingham Tech Week 2023, the UK’s largest regional tech conference will take place from 16-20 October. It will be a week of events aimed at showcasing the region’s innovation opportunities to an international audience, including future mobility and decarbonisation.

  • By Anonymous

Birmingham Global: The Commonwealth Games, city-diplomacy, open and collaborative partnerships

As the first UK city to open an office in Brussels in 1986, Birmingham has been at the heart of Europe for a long time. EU-exit has not reduced our appetite for active engagement and collaboration to support productive relationships in Europe. The Birmingham Global event is a statement of Birmingham’s and the West Midlands’ intent, to support a long-term approach to working with key business, research and innovation partners, on a vision of the future that we all share.