28 July 2014

D2N2 Newsletter 28th July

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The D2N2 2013-14 Film, as shown at our annual conference, is now online! You can view it by clicking here


GDP Factsheet for the East Midlands

GDP grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014. This means that the UK economy is now 0.2 per cent above its pre-crisis peak in Q1 2008, after the recession shrank the economy by 7.2... more >


Blog: David Ralph - Sources of Growth

The local economy continues to gain momentum and it is very positive to see the progress the economy has made over the space of 12 months. Confidence among business is rising all the time and the economy is showing signs of moving in the right d... more >


D2N2 Annual Conference: Social Media Highlights

The D2N2 Annual Conference was a great success, enabling us to look back at what we have achieved this last year and to look towards the challenges and opportunities that await us in 2014-15. To view a summary of the morning’s events, click here.


Businesses urged to make most of Nottingham RGF Roadshow

Potential bidders are being urged to find out more about accessing £200 million of Regional Growth Fund money at a special roadshow in Nottingham. Round Six of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund is now open and BIS... more >


Derby College targets key sectors to provide workforce with the necessary skills

Dovetailing with the jobs market and the education system is the holy grail of the relationship between education and enterprise. However, in the wake of Local Enterprise Partnership D2N2's Growth Strategy, Derby College has latched on to i...more >


Also in the news in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire:


Nottingham bioscience firms asked to help shape new city centre facilities


Official Seal of Approval for Derby Manufacturing UTC


Former students giving college dynamic new look


Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Supports Technical Software Launch


Grants help Nottingham’s digital sector to flourish


Intelligent Energy is named most successful company by UK Science Park Association

Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Supports Rail Company Expansion

ITP Success at CIHT Awards – for the second year in a row!


Deaf Awareness Training - Deaf Awareness in a Technological Era


House of Lords celebration for star apprentices


UK Attracts Highest Levels Of Inward Investment On Record


EVENT: CleanTech Connections Lunch – August 7th


From raw sewage to city's brighter new green future