Major new health care, regeneration and sporting projects totalling more than £200m – including a National Centre for Child Health Technology and ground-breaking diagnostic imagery research hub – are set to place Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park at the heart of the nation’s future health.
A new grant scheme has been launched designed to attract technology businesses to South Yorkshire, generating more digital jobs and boosting the region's economy. The Tech Welcome Grant, funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority, will provide grants of between £5,000 to £10,000 to businesses new to South Yorkshire and start-ups from outside the area to relocate here and create jobs in the region.
Sustainable aviation fuels which will reduce the carbon emissions associated with flying will be driven by a new partnership between Boeing and the University of Sheffield. The leading aerospace company has signed a new research partnership with the University, becoming the founding member of the Energy Innovation Centre, a new Research & Development scheme to develop new low carbon technologies.
National and international experts in the field of child and adolescent orthopaedics gathered in Sheffield recently for the second International Kids Knee Conference.
Sheffield City Council is working with the team from Steel Yard Kelham to create the hub which will be made out of shipping containers and feature food vendors, shops, toilets, living walls, outdoor seating and a big screen.
A delegation of key partners from across the city are set to showcase Sheffield to thousands of investors, funders and developers at the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum.
A new addition to Sheffield City Centre's nightlife scene, Roxy Ball Room is set to open on Wellington Street this summer.
An annual ranking of the Top 25 Cities in the UK (outside of London) for starting a business, the Startups Cities Index is the most exhaustive research project of its kind. Sheffield was revealed as the ultimate winner, thanks to the city’s strong performance across business support, talent attraction, low cost of living, large working population and fantastic transport links.
Channel 4 has teamed up with Remarkable TV and commissioned a new peak-time interior design contest based in Sheffield, in which competitors will take part in a series of design challenges to win their own dream apartment.
Sheffield has been chosen as the location for one of only three Gene Therapy Innovation & Manufacturing Centres to be established in the UK.