Black Country Programme of Innovation

Black Country Programme of Innovation

The Black Country, once the centre of the Industrial Revolution, has seen a decline over the years in terms of active innovation, economic growth, and wealth creation, giving rise to a cultural mindset not sufficiently open to embracing change, when compared to the...
5G-CAT – Collaborative R&D early win for BCIMO

5G-CAT – Collaborative R&D early win for BCIMO

Among the technologies developing in parallel with Very Light Rail (VLR), 5G is an important and relevant example. How can VLR systems take advantage of the huge investment in 5G taking place across the UK? The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is...
Coventry Very Light Rail

Coventry Very Light Rail

BCIMO are delighted to be working in collaboration with Coventry City Council on their Very Light Rail (VLR) initiative, an initiative that Nick Mallinson, our Chief Executive, was instrumental in the creation of, back in 2017 while working at WMG. Coventry VLR is an...
Industrial Regeneration in Action

Industrial Regeneration in Action

To appreciate the scale of renewal going on at our Dudley site, it’s helpful to look at the history here… The Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC) stands on the site of the former Dudley station, opened in 1850 and once the scene of great...