About Enterprise M3

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP drives the economic growth of the area by working with businesses, key delivery partners and central government. We translate and signpost opportunities for business and other partners including funding. We bring people, business, public and not-for-profit sectors together and share our insights and data. We do all this to make Enterprise M3 ‘the’ place to do business.


With 250 pharmaceutical businesses the region is home to some of the world's leading companies in pharmaceuticals, life sciences and health care. There are several centres of excellence in the region that give potential for high growth and innovative companies to gain competitive advantage from. Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare combined employ around 84,000 people locally making this the area's most significant sector in terms of employment.