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Key sectors

  • ports and logistics - handling in excess of 12m tonnes of cargo and nearly one million passengers every year, the port of Hull is a key economic driver in Hull

    Find out more about the Port of Hull

  • renewable energy – capitalising on the UK target of achieving 15 per cent of energy production from renewables by 2020, our vision is to develop Hull as the renewables capital of the UK

    Find out more about renewable energy

  • healthcare and technologies – home to world leaders, Reckitt Benkiser and Smith and Nephew, who both started their businesses here, we have a rich history of innovation and growth in healthcare

    Find out more about the healthcare and technologies sector

  • food and drink - Hull’s roots in the food and drink sector go way back with our heritage based around the processing, wholesaling and retailing of fish. In the present this sector continues to be one of Hull’s largest and fastest growing sectors.

    Find out more about the food and drink sector