Issue details

WM5G will be leading the West Midlands’ bid to become a 5G Innovation Region. The bid will focus on 2 key clusters which comprise of sectors where the West Midlands has key strengths, and which represent the highest potential areas for 5G/IoT (Internet and other things) /data adoption, as evidenced by WM5G and others but are facing key adoption challenges.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/02/2024

Decision due: Before 24 Nov 2023 by Executive Director of Strategy, Economy & Net Zero

Lead member: Portfolio Lead for Economy & Innovation

Department: Executive Director (DSO)

Contact: Julia Cleary, Head of Corporate Support & Governance Email:



  • 5G Innovation Regions