Bristol has been voted the UK’s best place to live in a recent 2017 article by The Sunday Times – for the third time in four years. It’s also been named the best place to study, one of the top five most inspiring cities, and even one of the top 10 cities in the world in the past.
The City has a strong history with technology with the modern economy is built on the creative media, electronics and aerospace industries. Indeed, global businesses from these sectors are established in the area and there is a thriving tech hub in the South West. Start-ups and Scale-Ups within the region are increasing in numbers, with Robotics in particular being a fast-growing space.
The economy of Bristol today has strongest roots within the aerospace, defence, media, information technology, financial services and tourism industries.
Bristol in particular has become an active hub for fast-growth tech-based businesses wishing to scale rapidly and disrupt existing markets.
The region hosts more than 10,000 technology companies, and benefits from an internationally recognised and mature tech ecosystem one that is proving itself as the fastest growing part of the region’s economy.