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  • 18th March 2019

    The Growth Company calls for Greater Manchester businesses to join new international scale-up programme

    The Growth Company is looking for ambitious Greater Manchester businesses who are ready to take the leap to global success by applying to its Global Scale-up Programme.
  • 11th February 2019

    GM digital and tech firms Sprint to their Growth ambitions

    13 companies participate in event as part of nine-month Amplify programme Digital, creative and tech businesses from across Greater Manchester recently took part in a two-day Growth Sprint to help them find new ways to grow.
  • 4th February 2019

    Robotics and AI: Perception versus reality

    Speaking ahead of the Robotics and AI Industry Showcase in Manchester on 12 March, a leading technology expert outlines the benefits of advanced machinery and the barriers to adoption.
  • 4th February 2019

    Firms look to consultants for efficiency support

    A survey of 250 decision makers in the private and public sector has revealed that businesses using consultants see efficiency as their most important challenge.
  • 29th January 2019

    ‘Right to repair’ set to revolutionise manufacturing

    Growing public support for longer-lasting products designed for disassembly and repair has resulted in the EU taking steps to legally enact a ‘Right to Repair’ for a range of everyday products.
  • 28th January 2019

    Microsoft’s manufacturing trends for 2019

    As we advance into 2019, Microsoft argues that manufacturers are now more than just makers, but instead ‘the thread that connects the entire lifecycle of a product’.
  • 21st January 2019

    BAE Systems director appointed chair of £20m Made Smarter scheme

    A £20 million fund to help drive the next Industrial Revolution in the North West has appointed a representative from one of the region’s leading advanced manufacturers to lead the scheme.
  • 21st January 2019

    Could 2019 be 3D printing’s year?

    Deloitte’s annual predictions for major technology trends suggest that 3D printing industry is on the cusp of a “plateau of productivity” and is set to grow by more than 10% this year.
  • 17th December 2018

    Manchester manufacturer celebrates export business boost

    M&I Materials, a global leader in commercialising materials for demanding applications, has opened a new manufacturing line in Manchester with help from the Greater Manchester Export Fund.
  • 17th December 2018

    Aerospace industry gets funding boost

    On the first anniversary of the government’s Industrial Strategy, ministers launched a £125 million funding pot to support the manufacturing of ‘Future Flight’ materials and technologies.

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