In a recent 'Centre for Cities' report Cambridge was highlighted as one of the most resilient economies in the UK.

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.

For more on key business sectors see the following factsheets:

Audio and Visual Systems

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Creative Sector

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Food Drinks Processing Sector

Size: 594.71 KB File format: pdf

ICT - Electronics Sector

Size: 74.15 KB File format: pdf

ICT - Software Development Sector

Size: 187.34 KB File format: pdf

Information Communications Technology Sector

Size: 147.54 KB File format: pdf

Life Science Healthcare Sector

Size: 93.36 KB File format: pdf

Low Carbon and Environmental Goods and Services Sector

Size: 728.70 KB File format: pdf

Materials Science Sector

Size: 174.91 KB File format: pdf

Printing Packaging Sector

Size: 160.98 KB File format: pdf

Tourism Sector

Size: 793.64 KB File format: pdf

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