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The Vision for the West of England LEP

Supporting growth Driving innovation Developing people Promoting business Creating a sense of space

Encouragement of sustainable economic growth and the creation of substantial numbers of new private sector jobs by:

Supporting growth of key sectors:

Creative and media (national lead)
Advanced engineering, aerospace and defence (national lead)
Micro-electronics and silicon design
Environmental technologies and marine renewables

Driving innovation and creativity and the development of new technologies, products and services to:

Retain and increase competitiveness in the high growth sectors (including supply chains)
Develop new markets

The people:

Skilling workforce to meet needs of our businesses
Retaining existing talent 
Raising aspirations and marketing talent to inward investors

Local business:

Assisting business start-up and growth

The place:

Make the West of England highly attractive to inward investors and existing companies by securing improved transport, environmental and broadband infrastructure that business needs; providing access to a range of employment land and premises; facilitate new housing and community structure. Maintain outstanding physical environment and high quality of life to retain and attract highly skilled workers and graduates.