The Cambridgeshire economy

The hi-tech and biotechnology industries are central to the local economy. Cambridge technologies are leading the way in fields such as semiconductors, wireless technology, display technology, sensors, inkjet technology, mobile telecommunications and instrumentation.

Greater Cambridge is already home to Europe's foremost biotechnology cluster and also companies that are leading the research in drug discovery, development and delivery, agricultural biotechnology and animal healthcare.

Other key sectors include high-value manufacturing, low carbon environmental goods and services (LCEGS) and food industries.