Cisco puts Birmingham at centre of its £341m innovation pledge

BIRMINGHAM Science Park Aston is at the centre of a pledge by global tech giant Cisco to invest £341m in innovation in the UK.

The company’s CEO John Chambers cited BSPA in a meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron, in which he outlined a £341 million ($500 million) investment goal to the British Innovation Gateway (BIG), a five-year project to drive new economic growth through high-tech innovation.

Cisco’s support for BIG will help bring about two new Innovation Centres in London, which wi... For the full story register now for free or login below...