About the Innovation 50

The innovation 50 is an in-depth ranking of the Midlands’ most forward-thinking companies. Our expert panel will look at submissions from the most innovative businesses across a range of categories, recognising the top performing innovators in a ranked index.

The first Innovation 50 shone a spotlight on 50 amazing Midlands businesses across sectors: from manufacturing to retail, social enterprises to creative and digital. It had an incredible reception, and generated a stream of coverage and online profile which continues to this day.

And now, the 2019 Innovation 50 is here.

A huge opportunity: profile, network building and new business.

Far-reaching recognition | The 2017 Innovation 50 businesses got widespread and long-running recognition for their innovation. See some of their success stories.

A unique index | This is the Midlands’ only innovation-focused ranking system.

Simple to enter | You choose the format for your submission - it’s brief, informal and lets you show your work how you want it to be seen.