Essex County Council’s response to the Government’s Industrial Strategy

In response to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Essex County Council has developed and announced a special report based on contributions from some district authorities, leading businesses, business organisations and the county’s two universities.

The response covers four priority areas…

  • Planning a strategyDeveloping skills
  • Investment in science, research and innovation; delivering affordable energy and low carbon growth; cultivating world leading sectors
  • Upgrading infrastructure
  • Trade and inward investment

To see the full response to the Industrial Strategy see here.

About INVEST Essex

INVEST Essex, Essex County Council’s inward investment department, maximises the commercial opportunities of a business location on the doorstep of London and Cambridge and with excellent access to Europe.

For more information on INVEST Essex see here.

Simon Papworth
Simon Papworth

Inward Investment Manager (High-Technology Cluster)

+44 (0) 7515 199255


Simon has worked in inward investment for the last four years, building a wide network of trusted business connections, working on a variety of successful projects in the advanced manufacturing sector. Prior to this, Simon spent 7 years advising business owners and entrepreneurs, with a focus on bringing innovative products to market.