Nanotechnology is a fast-growing industry which is being heavily invested in by the UK government. England’s East Midlands is a key player in this thriving sector, with over 40 companies based here who are involved in micro and nanotechnology. It is a multimillion pound industry in the region, employing around 105,000 people.

England’s East Midlands has established a series of sector-focused innovation support networks, called iNets, which are designed to support relationships between businesses and universities, and increase innovation levels in the region.
Key sectors > New technologies > Nanotechnology