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Our methodology:  What is STEAM?

citizen labBirmingham City University is acknowledged as a thought-leader in STEAM - an interdisciplinary way of thinking that combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, aimed at finding the most innovative solutions to today's challenges.

Our principles for STEAM are; approaching problems and challenges with an open-mind set where every contribution is valued equally; following a facilitated interdisciplinary approach and; combining analytical and creative perspectives.

We continue to explore the potential for STEAM but our principles are already being applied to challenges in teaching, research, product and business development.

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How can STEAM power your business engine?

Birmingham City University’s STEAM thinking, combined with support from our strategic networks is specifically designed to support the development of innovation and growth across your business.

Our STEAM approach is actively demonstrated in our Digbeth-based innovation facility STEAMhouse, a space for new ideas, which will continue to give organisations, from sole traders and start-ups to corporate business, a space to explore new solutions. That’s not all, we’re also offering the chance for you to participate in one of our hack-style STEAMlabs sessions to test out the power of our innovative STEAM combination.

Interested in how STEAM thinking can help you innovate?

Please send us an enquiry selecting 'STEAM', and briefly summarise your challenge or opportunity. We will then get In touch to see how STEAM can help you achieve your goals.