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The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

This £32m multi-purpose centre, situated at the heart of the Black Country, offers a range of hireable facilities including Rail Development and Test SiteEngineering Laboratories and Equipment, Meeting and Event Spaces and Serviced Offices and Meeting Rooms.

This brand-new centre has been constructed thanks to funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (DMBC), the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) in partnership with the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) and Coventry City Council.

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BCIMO offers a range of unique services in each of the following areas:

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Clean Futures Catalyst is Successfully Launched

Clean Futures Catalyst is Successfully Launched

February saw the successful launch of the Clean Futures Catalyst, a major component of the Clean Futures programme, marked by two key events hosted by its project partners.EVENT ONE – ‘Business Loves the Planet’ Networking Event On February 14th, the Black Country...

Andy Street Opens New Rail Academy at BCIMO

Andy Street Opens New Rail Academy at BCIMO

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, visited the Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) on Tuesday 20th February to officially open a new region-wide rail training academy developed by the City of Wolverhampton College and National...

Minister of State for Rail and HS2 Visits BCIMO

Minister of State for Rail and HS2 Visits BCIMO

The Minister of State for Rail and HS2, Huw Merriman, visited the Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) on Thursday 15th February to get a taste of what the future of light rail transport looks like. Huw Merriman was joined by Dudley North MP...

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The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

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