Manufacturing is a vital asset to the Liverpool City Region economy, supporting nearly 50,000 staff in 3,000 companies and directly contributing £3.2bn to the overall economy.
Seqirus, part of the CSL Group, is the new global company created from the combined strength and expertise of bioCSL and the influenza vaccines business formerly owned by Novartis.
Working with partners the LEP have prioritised a number of key growth sectors of genuine strength and economic opportunity to enable the City Region to expand and create jobs.
The City Region has an exceptional array of nationally and internationally significant Digital & Creative assets.
The Health & Life Sciences sector employs over 6,000 people and is estimated to deliver products and services worth in excess of £1.7 billion per annum and contribute over £300 million in GVA.
Underpinning the growth sectors is Innovation which is key to unlocking the future economic growth of the City Region.
Liverpool City Region’s coastal location and low carbon and energy business capabilities mean it is in a strong position to capture and realise the job growth potential from a low carbon economy.
Liverpool has a long history and a wealth of experience in providing business and financial services.
Superport is an integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise that will deliver faster, greener global market access for business to and from the northern UK and Ireland via an enlarged post-Panamax container port.
The Visitor Economy, worth £4.3bn and supporting over 51,500 jobs, continues to develop as a major growth sector bringing both economic benefits and reputational advantage to the City Region.