Cleantech, Technology & Media – Highest Growth Sectors

Cleantech and renewables are expected to become two of the most important sectors of the economy according to a survey of UK business leaders, commissioned by the department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). The new survey questioned business leaders from across eight sectors and found that nearly half (43%) of those questioned believe that cleantech will grow at the fastest pace by 2020, followed by science and technology (20%) and media and entertainment (15%). The survey highlights how the current economic climate presents new opportunities for new areas of the economy to thrive. Combined with a growing awareness to find solutions for some of society’s greatest challenges – from tackling climate change to supporting an ageing population – investing now in innov... »