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  • 19th October 2018

    Materials Innovation Factory opens in Liverpool

    An £81 million facility dedicated to developing advanced materials has officially opened in Liverpool, boasting one of the highest concentrations of materials science and automation robotics in the world.
  • 17th October 2018

    Paper straw manufacturer ‘making a change’

    In the wake of the global plastic pollution crisis, a Manchester manufacturer has become the first factory to make paper straws in the UK for decades.
  • 11th October 2018

    GM digital and tech firms Amplify scale-up ambitions

    Fourteen companies visit Copenhagen to kick off new nine-month growth programme
  • 5th October 2018

    GC Business Growth Hub supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs to take on the world

    GC Business Growth Hub has collaborated with the University of Salford and Santander Universities to make Greater Manchester the best place to start and grow a new business.
  • 26th September 2018

    Survey reveals the growth of the Green Technologies Industries in Greater Manchester

    A new survey commissioned by GC Business Growth Hub reveals the increasing value of the green technologies and services sector to the North West’s wider economic growth.
  • 13th September 2018

    Venturefest North West 2018 Exhibits Region’s Continuing Track Record for Innovation

    Around a thousand people attended this year’s Venturefest North West 2018, providing further evidence of the region’s place as a leading centre for innovation.
  • 28th August 2018

    NatWest announced as Headline Sponsor of Venturefest North West

    Venturefest North West 2018 is delighted to announce NatWest as its headline sponsor. The event has already attracted 1,300 registrations, underlining its status as the region’s biggest annual innovation conference and exhibition.
  • 10th August 2018

    £3,000 Full Fibre Broadband scheme available for Greater Manchester SMEs

    SMEs based in Greater Manchester can now benefit from grants of up to £3000 to get full fibre gigabit broadband installed as part of a £2 million trial taking place in four areas around the UK.
  • 9th August 2018

    Venturefest North West 2018 set for record numbers

    Over 850 business professionals from across the North West have already registered to attend. Limited exhibition spaces are still available for businesses wishing to showcase innovative products or services.
  • 6th August 2018

    Jobs on the rise, but what about the future?

    Jobs in manufacturing have grown by 4.5 per cent since 2010 in the North West, but developments in artificial intelligence (AI) will change the nature of jobs in the sector, according to a new study.

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