Blogs and News

Local areas create a bank holiday buzz with ERF funding

Local communities in Sheffield have brought people to their local high streets using teamwork and creativity and a little help from the Economic Recovery Fund.

Record Summer in Sheffield

It’s been a successful summer in Sheffield as we’ve hosted a number of high-profile events (the Women’s Euros being a particular highlight) and some of hotels and venues having record breaking months. Conferences have played no small part in this and the team at Conference Sheffield have had one of our busiest and most successful summers to date. Here are a few of our highlights showing why Sheffield really does make for a smart event move.

FourJaw sees results from Productivity Grant powered investment

A tech spin-out from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has seen customer traction rise and attracted £1.3m in their second funding round after using a Business Productivity Grant to create a ‘fit bit for UK manufacturing.’

Start-up secures £4m investment to bring sensor to mass market

A University of Sheffield spin-out company has secured major investment from leading deep tech investors to bring its high-performance infrared sensors to the mass market.

Sheffield's Big Events & Festivals 2024

2024 promises another huge line-up of exciting events and festivals happening across Sheffield, from large music festivals and international sporting events to food & drink celebrations, outdoor markets and lots of family fun.

Getting to and around the city centre

Traveling into and around the city centre is being made easier. The Connecting Sheffield: City Centre scheme has various projects to improve walking, cycling, and public transport.