The vision is for our area to be an internationally renowned low-carbon, knowledge-based economy – with business strengths in key sectors (environmental goods and services, ICT, high-value engineering, biotech and life sciences, and agri-business) attracting both inward investment and increased indigenous growth.

The LEP’s ambition is to base future success on improving the business environment for our area to enable ambitious private sector growth and being identified globally as a place to be successful.

Evidence shows us that Cambridge represents a genuinely global brand, not least through the University of Cambridge one of the world’s leading research universities, and the multiple knowledge-based and internationally competitive clusters that this brand helps to support.

Our area is also the location for businesses with national and international significance in a number of key sectors and technologies, including a growing low carbon environmental goods and services sector, able to anchor overlapping major clusters across the whole Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough economic footprint, including Alconbury Enterprise Zone and Cambridge Compass Enterprise Zone.

Find out more about why these businesses have chosen to base themselves in the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP area…

Key industries of international significance include ICT and telecommunications; Biotech and life sciences; Low carbon environmental goods and services; Manufacturing, Engineering and processing; Agriculture, Food and Drink; Logistics; Creative industries, including computer games and the Visitor economy.

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