Top location

for global corporations' UK and European HQs

New tech

being developed by 87% of A&D sector companies

The ocean economy

expected to grow by £3 trillion globally

At the heart

of the UK's growing space industry

Hampshire – a knowledge powerhouse


Aerospace and Defence

From the birthplace of manned flight, Hampshire is now the epicentre of this dynamic sector and its vital supply chain.

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Foundations built by leading institutions over decades have produced a specialist workforce, creating a circle of growth in this knowledge-based economy.

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Close to London and buzzing with talent, Hampshire is a magnet for global players and dynamic start-ups.

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Marine and Maritime

Home to more than 3,000 marine and maritime companies, Hampshire’s south coast location, supply chain, and world-leading research facilities create a thriving marine sector.

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Sector Stories

Key contact:

Michelle Morley
Business Growth Manager
01962 846837