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23 August 2019

Three new inward investment opportunities in Dorset

Three new inward investment opportunities in Dorset

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, in partnership with Invest in Dorset and Invest in Great Britain & Northern Ireland, has launched three new brochures promoting specific inward investment opportunities in Dorset. 

The latest brochures highlight Dorset’s sector strengths in aquaculture, cyber security and VFX.

They are aimed at attracting inward investment into the region.


  1. Sustainable aquaculture
  • Dorset’s unique natural assets, sustainable environment, robust local infrastructure and fully integrated logistics network combined with world-class technology, skills and research presents an outstanding location for companies looking to enter or expand into the UK aquaculture market.
  1. Cyber security
  • Dorset is a fast-growing cyber security hub offering specialist business support and solutions (Dorset Cyber Alliance, the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit) as well as a compelling location and a highly networked industrial ecosystem for cyber security businesses.
  1. VFX
  • Dorset is a growing centre of excellence for visual effects and a major contributor to the UK’s world-renowned VFX capability. Bournemouth and Poole are the UK’s top areas for high growth digital businesses with several film studios already based here as well as the National Centre for Computer Animation. The region has an extensive cultural, film and arts programme and a strong business support service for inward investors.

All three brochures, available here highlight the specific investment opportunity and offer, industry support, skills, training and track record, Dorset’s excellent national and international connectivity and the regions strengths as a desirable and dynamic place to live and work. 

John Sutcliffe, Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership’s Board Member for Inward Investment said:

“We need to shout more about Dorset’s excellent sector strengths in aquaculture, cyber security and VFX and the compelling opportunities the region presents for potential inward investment.  These informative brochures will help to promote Dorset’s specific industry capabilities overseas and attract new businesses and employers to the region.”

Inward investment brochures focusing on 5G ecosystem and Aerospace MRO inward investment opportunities in Dorset were launched earlier this year.


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