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Our 2019 party conference programme

Check out our receptions, debates and policy roundtables this autumn and sign up to attend.

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Latest research

Parks and innovation

Anthony Breach

How can policymakers foster business innovation within local and national industrial strategy? This report sets out lessons from Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Park, which is helping to transform the city region from a place of low-cost production to one of high-value knowledge output

Report 14 May 2019
How do cities trade with the world?

Matt Whearty

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, our new trade report finds that services make up the majority of all city exports and examines how a goods-only customs arrangement might affect jobs and prosperity

Report 22 Apr 2019

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We actively look to partner with like-minded businesses, universities and funders to help us realise our ambition to improve city economic performance.

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