Harlow lies at the centre of the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, home to a huge range of businesses. It has clear strengths in a number of high-end sectors, such as manufacturing, precision engineering, digital and IT.
The birthplace of fibre optic technology, Harlow has a heritage in innovation and enterprise and advanced manufacturing. The Harlow Enterprise Zone will continue this tradition for innovation and enterprise, developing new technologies and new products, stimulating innovation and generating economic growth at its Harlow campus. HAMEC will be integral to this by creating a new generation of engineers and technicians to support Harlow’s advanced manufacturing sector to continue to innovate and grow.