We're working in partnership to drive innovation, productivity and growth across the region.
Shaping the future of Sheffield City Region’s economy.
Develop 3D Live: A digital design conference
The University of Sheffield hosted the 8th annual Develop 3D live conference (16th April) open to businesses, academics and students. The conference showcased the latest advances in manufacturing technologies, including tours of our world-leading facilities.Event overview>
Boeing opens its first European production facility in Sheffield
Boeing chose Sheffield based on its longstanding relationship with the University of Sheffield's AMRC and its partnership opportunities, skilled workforce and investment in research, training and development.Boeing Sheffield>
Three world-leading advanced engineering research centres open
Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP and Mayor of the Sheffield City Region Dan Jarvis MP open the University's new research centres boosting the region’s reputation as a hub for advanced engineering and industrial digital technologies.Research centres>
Enhancing the economy
Our translational research centres, led by industry, are bridging the gap between industry needs and academic research in order to boost the region’s economy.Translational research centre overview> Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre> Our world-leading advanced engineering centres>
Working in partnership
We're working in partnership with organisations across the region to tackle some of today's biggest challenges and integrate innovation into policy design.Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership> Science and Innovation Board> Our role as an anchor institution>
Get in touch with the Economic Development Team within Partnerships and Regional Engagement.