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New Technology Incubator To Create 2,000 Jobs In Manchester

11 May 2018

New Technology Incubator To Create 2,000 Jobs In Manchester

A new technology incubator is to create 2,000 graduate jobs and specialist tech positions in Manchester.

The new tech hub will cost £2 million and will be based at Manchester Technology Centre in the city’s Circle Square area.

Manchester Science Partnerships will manage the new centre, where new start-up firm will carry out tech work such as AI, IoT, Data Analytics, Cyber Security and Cloud technologies.

Manchester Science Partnerships that the technology incubator will generate an average of 200 new jobs each year, leading to a possible 2,000 new Manchester jobs by the end of 2028.

Manchester Science Partnerships’ managing director, Tom Renn, said: “MSP has an unrivalled track record of helping our customers grow from start-up to scale-up to market leadership by providing a unique and comprehensive range of business support services that delivers real growth.”

“We are passionate about creating communities where innovation and entrepreneurship meet and flourish and we’re excited and proud to be bringing this to Circle Square. We are, therefore, delighted to launch this incubator for data science and technology innovation start-ups and look forward to supporting a new wave of disruptive and innovative businesses to grow in the city,” added Mr Renn.

Mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham welcomed the news, saying: “I want Manchester to be the UK’s leading tech and digital centre and this new tech incubator takes the city to another level, because if we are going to be a leader in this industry we have to build an ecosystem that supports businesses at every level, from start-up to the biggest players too.

“We also need to build a culture of collaboration across the sector, and the whole city region to achieve our ambitions. Manchester Science Partnerships is a great example of the collaboration we need, and I congratulate them on creating this amazing space, in such a fantastic location, right on the doorstep of our universities, and I am sure it will be a place where great ideas are brought to life,” added the Manchester Mayor.

If you are based in the North West city and would like to get into the world of technology as a career then take a look at some of the current vacancies in our Graduate IT Jobs In Manchester listings now.

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