Laying claim to 25 Nobel Laureates and infamous for spearheading the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a deep-rooted history of discovery and invention. Today the city region’s unrelenting curiosity combined with its world class research institutes and renowned collaborative ecosystem continues to power its status as a leading UK city for innovation.
Manchester is the UK’s top digital tech city, a leading destination for Foreign Direct Investment and has recently been voted as the UK’s most entrepreneurial city offering pioneering companies - both large and small - the key ingredients to commercialise fresh and novel ideas.
Manchester, powering innovation
Manchester: The City to Scale
For SME’s, innovation provides a real opportunity to scale your business and recognised as a ‘Top 10 Global Emerging Centre for Start-ups’ – this is something else we do really well here in Manchester. Find out more here about our ‘Manchester: The City to Scale’ offering and how your business could really thrive here.
As the birthplace of the first stored-program computer, Atomic Theory, In Vitro Fertilisation and Graphene, the opportunity to innovate here spans multiple sectors. Find out more about the innovation opportunities within your industry in Manchester below:
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A Day in the Life In a new series, MIDAS speaks to professionals from Greater Manchester’s key sectors, to get a glimpse into a day in their working life. This month we speak to Sim…
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GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading companies in sectors including financial services and manufacturing. As an IT services and software engineering provider, GFT…
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Our Location Located at the heart of the UK, Manchester is one of the best connected and most accessible cities in the UK and Europe. Not only does it have a central position within the UK, Manchester…
This activity is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-2020 as part of the GC Business Growth Hub Sectors Programme.