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NEWS 16th January 2017

World’s lightest mechanical watch revealed thanks to graphene

An ultralight high-performance mechanical watch made with graphene is unveiled today in Geneva at the Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie thanks to a unique collaboration. The University of Manchester has collaborated with watchmaking brand Richard Mille and McLaren F1 to create world’s lightest mechanical chronograph by pairing leading graphene research with precision engineering. The…

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“Manchester has a real pull for businesses to come and set up here.”
David Emery
IBM Vice President for General Business North

Why Manchester

Manchester town hall

We produce. We nurture. And we attract… the very best.

Why choose Manchester for your business? Manchester is a very special and unique business location. It’s all about the mix.

In football, we produce world-class stars and blend them with international talent. In music, our iconic bands take global influences, mix them up and create something unique. In academia, local students study alongside Nobel prize-winners. And in business, Manchester’s home-grown companies cooperate with the world’s biggest and best-known brands that have chosen to locate here.

Manchester has all the ingredients of a successful, international business location that delivers high-quality, yet cost-effective, solutions for companies that are looking to expand or relocate. More than anything though, it’s our proven track record and the scale of opportunity here that sets us apart from the crowd.

Proven Track Record

Manchester is the original business location. The first industrial city and the birthplace of the computer. We’ve always been a melting pot of ideas that has attracted the world’s leading companies to collaborate with local firms; design, manufacture and distribute innovative products and to serve the world from Manchester.

Scale of Opportunity

Manchester is ambitious, visionary and passionate about the future. Always at the forefront of pioneering business ideas and new ways of working. We’re investing billions of pounds to create exciting, modern and attractive environments that will be at the vanguard of new industries and innovations. There’s a different scale of opportunity here that opens a world of possibilities for all businesses.

We think that Manchester is a great place to expand or locate a growing business. And so do the BBC, Google, The Co-operative and thousands of other Manchester success stories.

See how we can help you to make Manchester part of your success story.

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