The Aire Valley Leeds enteprise zone is an unrivalled opportunity for business relocation and expansion. Covering 142 hectares of prime development land within minutes of Leeds city centre aqnd the national motorway network, it is the ideal location for modern manufactuirng, distribution and logistics businesses.
The Confederation of British Industry is the premier lobbying organisation for UK business, working with the government, international legislators and policymakers to help UK businesses compete effectively.
Electronics Yorkshire has been set up with support from Yorkshire Forward, the Learning and Skills Council and European Union to support and assist the growth of the region’s electronics sector.
The Engineering Employers Federation provides specialist manufacturing and engineering support and advice as well as general business support to manufacturing, engineering and technology companies in the UK.
The government-backed Technology Strategy Board supports collaborative research and development projects to help business deliver new technology-based products and services. Over 700 projects have been supported since 2004 when the board was established, amounting to over £1 billion investment.
Keyworth Institute at the University of Leeds offers a unique masters degree in manufacturing leadership and enables industry to access the university’s research and development capabilities in electronic, electrical, mechanical and environmental engineering.
Leeds Chamber is the voice of business in Leeds. With over 2,000 members, it provides a range of services including information and advice, training, networking and trade opportunities.
Leeds City Council’s business and enterprise team provides a commercial property search service to help companies looking to start up, relocate or expand their operations to find new business premises.
Leeds College of Technology is based in the centre of Leeds and offers a wide range of full time and part time vocational courses in business, computing and IT, printing technologies, multimedia, engineering, electrical installation and electronics.
LCT Print College is the country’s Centre of Vocational Excellence for print, dedicated to improving access to printing technology courses and print training for the print and packaging industry
The Manufacturing Advisory Service provides access to practical manufacturing advice and support to help the region’s manufacturing companies improve their productivity and efficiency levels.
Medilink Yorkshire & Humber is a membership-based organisation servicing medical technology companies, hospitals and universities within the region. It also provides a gateway for national and international clients interested in developing commercial, research or clinical relationships with the region’s medical sector.
Print Yorkshire is the voice of the print and printed packaging sector in Yorkshire and the Humber. It aims to keep the sector at the forefront of innovation and ensure the region maintains its position as a major player within the UK printing industry.
UK Trade & Investment works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets. It also encourages the best overseas companies to look to the UK as a location for investment and strategic partnerships.
Network of Centres of Industrial Collaboration established by Yorkshire Forward to help businesses harness the innovation and cutting edge expertise from universities within Yorkshire and Humber.
Yorkshire Science is the Science & Innovation Council for Yorkshire and the Humber. Its vision is to drive sustainable economic growth within the region through knowledge-intensive businesses and innovation.