This snapshot, taken on
20/01/2011
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
 
 
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.

Key Facts

  • Home to the National Health Service (NHS), the world’s largest centralised healthcare system with a budget of more than £100 billion
  • All drugs or treatments developed in our region can be sold across Europe
  • Over 520 major healthcare technology companies are based in the region
  • The largest teaching hospital in Europe with an annual budget of £790m
  • Home to a large number of specialist research units and institutes with world renowned expertise
  • The largest concentration of orthopaedic and medical device companies in the UK
  • Exceptional access to clinical trials, research collaboration and new product development
  • The largest cancer treatment centre in Europe
  • 3 medical schools and strong academic research in medical engineering, and tissue engineering & other healthcare related departments
  • All drugs or treatments developed in our region can be sold across Europe
  • 5 teaching hospitals, 36 NHS organisations, 14 primary care trusts, 4 mental health trusts, 2 care trusts, 1 ambulance trust, 5 NHS hospital trusts, 10 foundation hospital trusts and over 15private hospitals
  • Major players such as Smith & Nephew, Johnson & Johnson Depuy International, Reckitt Benkiser and Unilever all based here
  • A strong cluster of trial infrastructure companies including Covance, Parexel International, Medvance and Mediqol
  • Tunstall the world’s market leader in the provision of telecare and telehealth solutions 
     

Subscribe to our Enewsletter

 

Contact Us

Get in touch to see how we can help.

Call one of advisors on +44 (0) 113 394 5757

Contact us on the web



 
 

My sector is...

 
Knowledge Bank

Your knowledge bank allows you to create your own bespoke brochure to download.

Simply click on the "add to my knowledge bank’ button on the page you want to download. You can add as many pages as you like.

When you're ready to download the information simply view your "Knowledge Bank" in the right hand column, where you can review your choices and download them as a single PDF document.

Where is Yorkshire?

View the region in more detail

Brands in Yorkshire

  • Sheffield Forgemasters
  • Fenner PLC
  • Severfield-Rowen Plc
  • Polypipe
  • Rolls Royce
  • Siemens VAI Metals Technologies
  • Corus Engineering Steels
  • Doncaster’s
  • Firth Rixon
  • Outokumpu
  • BAE Systems
  • TWI
  • Dormer Tools
  • URSA
  • Davy Markham
  • Premier Farnell
  • National Health Service (NHS)
  • Swann Morton
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Johnson & Johnson DePuy International
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG
  • Covance
  • Parexel International
  • Piramal Healthcare Ltd
  • Novartis
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Thornton & Ross
  • Dr Reddys
  • YFM Group
  • First Direct
  • Irwin Mitchell’s
  • DLA Piper
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • TSYS
  • ICICI Bank UK Plc
  • Handelsbanken
  • Provident Financial
  • KPMG
  • Ventura
  • Arla
  • Young’s Seafood
  • Nestlé
  • Coca Cola
  • AarhusKarlshamn
  • McCain Foods
  • R&R Ice Cream
  • Unilever
  • SevenSeas
  • Northern Foods
  • John Smiths
  • Mumtaz Group
  • Wal-Mart-Asda
  • Morrisons
  • BP
  • Syngenta AG
  • Millennium Inorganic Chemicals
  • Yara International ASA
  • Croda International
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Total SA
  • DuPont
  • Nippon Gohsei (UK)
  • BTL
  • Kineo
  • Disq
  • Line Communications
  • My Knowledge Map
  • Tribal Education
  • Webanywhere
  • UFI
  • Rockstar
  • Pace plc
  • Jennic
  • Team17
  • Polestar Group
  • Hallmark
  • WANDisco
  • Powerfuel
  • Conoco Phillips
  • National Grid
  • Drax Ltd
  • Sulzer Pumps
  • Corus
  • Doosan Babcock
  • Areva
  • Westinghouse
  • Corus
  • Grimley Smith Associates Ltd
  • Weir
  • Cape
  • Redhall group
  • ATI Allvac
  • Corus Engineering Steels
  • Cooper & Turner Ltd
  • AG Windpower
  • Collet Transport
  • David Brown
  • Grontmij
  • BP DuPont
  • Prosper De Mulder
  • Greenergy
  • Drax Ltd and Siemens Project Ventures
  • Vivergo fuels
  • Lunar Energy
  • Pulse Tidal
  • Neptune Renewables
  • Vireol
Chief Executive, Greenergy
"“Greenergy has selected the Humber region for its biodiesel production facilities as it is ideally situated to sell our output into the two world scale refineries located here. It also combines the benefits of a deep sea port, allowing us to move product in and out, access to a local market and of course it allows us to source feedstock from the nationally important farming district that surrounds the port.” Andrew Owens, Chief Executive, Greenergy "
 
BP Dupont
A £25m cutting-edge technology development centre planned for Hull will put Yorkshire at the forefront of biofuel technology development.
 
 
Yorkshire Forward
Victoria House, 2 Victoria Place, Leeds, LS11 5AE
T. +44 (0) 113 394 9600
F. +44 (0) 113 243 1088
Yorkshire Forward Logo