Sector Strengths

Sheffield’s strength is its diverse economy and entrepreneurial spirit. The city has evolved from its industrial heritage into a location focused on innovation and technology in areas such as Advanced Manufacturing, Digital Technologies, Financial and Professional Services and Healthcare Technologies.

Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

Sheffield leads the way in developing advanced manufacturing processes across a range of industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Power and Oil & Gas.

Business, Professional and Financial Services

Business, Professional and Financial Services

From Legal Services to major back office functions for global companies, Sheffield has a diverse business and professional services sector

Creative and Digital<br/>Industries

Creative and Digital
Industries

Gaming, software, films, IT and telecoms form the basis of Sheffield’s growing creative and digital sectors

Healthcare Technologies

Healthcare Technologies

Sheffield is home to one of the largest MedTech sectors in the UK