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Boeing set for Sheffield touchdown

Boeing Sheffield CGI - design subject to change pending planning permission

24 February 2017 Sheffield City Region is set to partner the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing, in a multi-million pound investment, bringing new jobs and providing the region’s businesses with new supply chain opportunities, subject to contract agreement. The announcement today (Friday 24 February) that the firm, subject to planning permission, plans to build its first factory in Europe alongside ...

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Vision for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District drives forward

Bruce Katz

27 May 2015 Business growth in Sheffield and Rotherham is set for a boost as the region presses forward with its vision for the first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District in the UK. An independent report, published by think-tank Centre for Cities, has set out the “ambitious vision” of those involved in the development, which will be Europe’s largest research-led Advanced ...

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Sheffield and Rotherham dubbed the “Mayfair” of advanced manufacturing

Bruce Katz

Thursday 26 March 2015 “Ready to act with intention, purpose, and ambition” – that’s the verdict on Sheffield and Rotherham from Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution and former advisor to President Obama, following his visit to the city region in January. Mr Katz, one of the world’s leading figures in city development, was in Sheffield and Rotherham ...

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Sheffield and Rotherham reveal plan to create the UK’s First Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District

Bruce Katz

Friday 16 January 2015 Sheffield and Rotherham have today unveiled an ambitious plan to create the first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District in the UK. It will be Europe’s largest research-led Advanced Manufacturing cluster, centred around the Sheffield-Rotherham corridor, which is already home to the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and the wider Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) at ...

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Sheffield launches International Economic Commission

Bruce Katz

Tuesday 16 December 2014 Sheffield is set to launch its International Economic Commission next month, in an ambitious drive to engage the best brains from around the world in driving the city forward. The commission will involve a series of visits from internationally-renowned delegates, to enable decision-makers in Sheffield to share expertise and ideas on a global level and boost ...

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