“For over 70 years the company has benefited from its north Hampshire location which provides us with excellent transport connections and infrastructure. We also have access to many specialist skills necessary to operate in the technically demanding pharmaceutical industry”.
Thom Thorp, Head of UK External Affairs at Lilly UK and Company Limited
Hampshire is a world-leading county.
Hampshire’s location, skills, research excellence, supply chains and assets lend themselves to the county’s diverse businesses. There is a strong advanced engineering and manufacturing presence in Hampshire, it is the location for several of the world’s global pharmaceutical companies and has strengths across a wide range of environmental technology sub-sectors. The county’s assets also ensure that tourism businesses thrive, land-based industries remain economically important and clusters of creative businesses are ever emerging.
In addition to this diversity, there are a number of key sectors in which Hampshire is leading at a national and global level.