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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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Hear talk from international expert in city development

Bruce Katz

Friday 9 January 2015 Members of the public are invited to a free public lecture from a former advisor to US presidents, during his visit to Sheffield next week. Bruce Katz, internationally-renowned policy adviser on economic and urban development and vice president of the Brookings Institution, is visiting Sheffield City Region from Wednesday, 14 January to Friday, 16 January, hosted ...

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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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