Global Digital Influencer

Greater Manchester is taking its position as an internationally recognised centre of digital innovation, research and practice.


  • Continue to showcase Greater Manchester across the world as a leader in digital innovation and world class capabilities in health innovation and creative media,
  • Establish Greater Manchester as UK and European centre for cyber and digital ethics, trust and security.
  • Champion Greater Manchester as a place with an incredible evolving digital eco system.
  • Ensure Greater Manchester is known as an extremely attractive place to develop, grow and stay, for individuals and businesses contributing to digital innovation.


  • International promotion and attraction (MIDAS and Marketing Manchester)
  • Annual digital creative and tech festival (GMCA, Growth Company, and partners)
  • Health innovation (Health Innovation Manchester)
  • Greater Manchester Cyber Eco-System (GMCA and partners)
    • Greater Manchester Cyber Advisory Group
    • Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub


Greater Manchester Cyber Ecosystem map