News Review - 15th May

Date: 15/05/2024
Author: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Company: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This week Business Live reports the North West economy showed more signs of recovery in April with firms feeling more confident about the future and that Manchester has been hailed as the most entrepreneurial city outside London.

The Business Desk has news that construction work has started on the £60m Greenheys development at Manchester Science Park and a revised masterplan has been developed which will see the creation of a science, innovation, and manufacturing campus at Manchester Airport.

The University of Manchester has launched 'The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Catalyst' which aims to establish Greater Manchester as a global leader in biotechnology innovation

The Business of Science Conference is coming to Greater Manchester on 22nd May. The event at the University of Salford will cover topics including AI, sustainability and the commericalisation of scientific advances.

Marketing Stockport says local authorities are to gain new powers to fill empty shops and that grants are available for independent restaurants that are focused on supporting their local community.