Leicester rated in top 10 cities to start a sustainable tech business
Leicester has been rated in the top 10 cities in the UK to start a sustainable tech business.
The list, compiled by Business Zone, highlights Leicester among the cities leading the way by setting the right foundations for success.
The article suggests that whether it's by providing grants and other financial incentives, developing high quality infrastructure or providing the perfect conditions to collaborate, there are plenty of opportunities for people wishing to start a tech business in 2016 and make it sustainable.
Among the facilities in Leicester highlighted in the piece is the MIRA Technology Park, where the University's Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC) facility is based.
The article states: "You may not have thought of it, but the city of Leicester has a thriving tech infrastructure that provides plenty of support for start-ups. With locations such as the MIRA Technology Park and a choice of three universities, the region is also developing the Abbey Meadows Science and Innovation Park.
"The introduction of the Leicester Tech Start Up Initiative has also provided a base for networking and collaboration which has boosted tech businesses in the area."
Watch a video about ASDEC below: