Business & Innovation

GBSLEP has identified five key sector priorities

GBSLEP's key sectors are:

  • Health Technologies and Life Sciences
  • Creative Industries
  • Low Carbon and Energy Technology 
  • Advanced Manufacturing: Food and Drink 
  • Business, Professional and Financial Services.

We have also identified five ‘cross-cutting’ priorities that apply across all sectors in the economy: Skills; Business Support & Access to Finance; Place; Emerging and Disruptive Technologies; and Digital. These cross-cutting priorities will support and enable the development of our key sectors.

Our policy and strategy work in these sectors is complemented by the GBSLEP Growth Hub which delivers a variety of programmes assisting with; scale-up, intellectual property, innovation, mentoring, export, access to finance and much more.