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Strengthening our position as a global digital influencer

Strengthening our position as a global digital influencer

For Greater Manchester to be further acknowledged as a global centre of digital innovation, research and practice. 

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We will

  • Further showcase Greater Manchester across the world as a leader in digital innovation and practice 
  • Enhance Greater Manchester’s reputation as a UK and European centre for ethical AI and data driven technology, digital trust and security, and immersive technologies. 
  • Champion Greater Manchester as a place with an incredible, collaborative digital ecosystem 
  • Ensure Greater Manchester is known as an extremely attractive place to develop, grow and stay, for individuals and businesses contributing to digital innovation. 
  • Promote Greater Manchester’s digital economy on a national and international stage, as a destination for digital organisations that align (or have the aspiration to align) with the values and ambitions of the city region.

Main Projects:

Annual digital creative and tech festival (GMCA, Growth Company, and partners)

Greater Manchester Cyber Eco-System

Greater Manchester Cyber Security Advisory Group

Greater Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub

Health innovation (Health Innovation Manchester)

International promotion and attraction (MIDAS and Marketing Manchester)