Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

Worcestershire LEP (Worcs LEP)

The following analyses seek to profile sectoral strengths for the Worcestershire LEP (Worcs LEP).
Local Authorities
GVA per annum
Innovate UK sectoral strengths

These over-arching sector indicators are taken from the groupings used in our publication, Mapping England’s Innovation Activity.

These indicators are compiled using a fusion of quantitative and expert-driven data, that makes it possible to compare place-based innovation activity in the manner displayed to the right.

For more information, please refer to Mapping England’s Innovation Activity, available to download from our library.


Emerging and Enabling Technologies10%
Health and Life Sciences20%
Manufacturing and Materials15%

Hub framework innovation strengths

The indicators below are compiled from the Hub’s data framework, which measures innovation involves using a range of indicators to capture the series of inputs (e.g. funding and human capital) and outputs (e.g. knowledge outputs from research, innovative products, services, and processes) that encompass the innovation process, and the interactions between them.

We have then identified the key sectoral strengths from these indicators and displayed them below. Key sectoral strengths in innovative can be identified across research, business, and research-business collaboration in the table below. Sectoral strengths that occur across these categories are positioned next to one another:

Framework indicators Innovation
in Research/HEIs
in business/industry
Research and business
interaction in innovation
Sectoral strengths
Health &
Life sciences
Biological Sciences
Medicine & Dentistry
Subjects Allied to Medicine
Health & Care
Agriculture & Food
Biosciences Health & Care
Emerging &
Enabling Technologies
Electronics photonics & electrical systems
Manufacturing &
Advanced Materials Surface technology coating
Infrastructure Wholesale retail and motor trade


You can access and download the the full dataset for all LEPs analysed so far via our Library.

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