Find out about Greater Manchester’s latest success stories and thought leadership across our key sectors of Advanced Manufacturing, Creative and Media, Digital and Technology, Financial, Professional and Business Services, Life Science amd Healthcare and Low Carbon. Our blogs will also provide helpful tips and advice for companies relocating to or expanding within the U.K.

Six FinTechs to Watch in Greater Manchester

It is anticipated that in 2023 Greater Manchester's FinTech sector will contribute £1 billion to the region's economy, employing 10,000 people across the 240 companies that make up the thriving financial services, technology, and FinTech sectors. With growth of 67% over the last 3 years, a recent…

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DeakinBio Case Study

Company overview DeakinBio is a spin-out company that emerged from a collaboration between a group of artists and scientists from the University of Manchester, with the aim of providing a sustainable bioinspired alternative to ceramic tiles. Operating for almost a year, the company is currently…

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5 Reasons to choose Greater Manchester for battery innovation

Greater Manchester’s manufacturing ecosystem and net zero ambitions make it the ideal base to support development, research and commercialisation in the growing batteries market – estimated to be worth £5 billion in the UK and £50 billion across Europe by 2025. Here are five reasons why: Net Zero…

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MIDAS meets...Andrew Finlayson, North West Lead at Accenture

Accenture is a leading professional services company specialising in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations. The organisation offers specialised talent to more than 40 industries and has offices in 120 countries including a North West Hub based here in Manchester. Accenture has…

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Vector Homes Case Study

Company overview Starting out with a team of four people, the idea for CleanTech startup, Vector Homes was born just 18 months ago, with a mission to deliver enough sustainable, smart, and affordable homes for generations to come. With a truly holistic view, the team is driven to optimise the…

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