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  • 19th September 2019

    Industry welcomes new R&D and visa commitments

    Experts have welcomed government announcements to increase R&D spending and allow international students to remain in the UK for two years after graduating to find a job.
  • 16th September 2019

    British Entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up at Venturefest North West 2019

    Former banker turned award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Venturefest North West , which returns to Manchester for its sixth year this autumn.
  • 15th August 2019

    Northern manufacturers predict rising overseas demand

    More than half of large manufacturers in the North say demand is growing from overseas buyers despite ongoing concerns about Brexit, according to a new survey.
  • 7th August 2019

    Industry welcomes new PM and cabinet

    With Boris Johnson appointed new PM and new cabinet ministers in place, industry groups have called on government to protect the “great national success story” of British manufacturing.
  • 2nd August 2019

    GC Business Growth Hub staff win Enterprise Nation awards

    GC Business Growth Hub is pleased to announce that Hub advisors Andy Hall and Matt Richardson won their respective categories at the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers awards in London on Tuesday night.
  • 31st July 2019

    UK’s first Good Employment Charter Supporters’ Network launched in Greater Manchester

    The Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter Supporters’ Network, the first of its kind in the UK, launched last week with more than 60 businesses signing up to the aims of the Charter. The Growth Company is proud to be a Supporter of the Charter and is working alongside GMCA as one of the delivery partners.
  • 30th July 2019

    Digital tech competition for advanced manufacturing opens

    Manufacturers wanting to adopt the latest digital technologies will be able to bid for a new £30 million R&D competition as part of the government’s Manufacturing Made Smarter Challenge.
  • 26th July 2019

    Manchester tech company expands globally following Hub support

    An award-winning research company has gone from strength-to-strength and created eight new jobs following support from GC Business Growth Hub.
  • 25th July 2019

    Made Smarter and Lancaster University Management School Launch Trailblazing Leadership Programme

    North West business leaders are the first in the country to embark on a trailblazing leadership programme designed to equip them with the vision and the skills to pursue smarter manufacturing.
  • 23rd July 2019

    Manchester an ‘exciting model’ for advanced materials

    The University of Manchester has published a collection of expert insights into advanced materials and how the university is helping Greater Manchester become a global leader in innovative materials.

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