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UK’s first Mobility Innovation Hub launched at LLEP Enterprise Zone

Plug and Play is the world's largest innovation platform. It gives start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors the opportunity to come together and innovate, develop and grow....

Midlands Engine is championing apprenticeships

This story first appeared at   Sir John Peace championed the opportunity for the Midlands to be in the vanguard of apprenticeship provision thanks...

HS2 must deliver for the whole of the Midlands, says Midland Connect.

This story first appeared at  HS2 must be integrated with Midlands Engine Rail proposals; Phase 2b must not short change the East Midlands with...

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MIRA Technology Institute Cybersecurity Seminar

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Inspiring Cities National Conference

  Date: 30 March 2020 - 31 March 2020 Location: St Martin’s House, 7 Peacock…

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A few facts about employment in our area


higher education students attend the region's three universities


of the population of Leicester is aged 18-24 (against a national average of 8.7%)


people employed in professional, scientific or technical industries


of the population of Leicester is of working age (against a national average of 62.8%)


employee growth in the professional, scientific and technical sectors 2011-2017 - an increase of 17,000 workers