About the Board

The Greater Brighton Economic Board is overarching, legally constituted, body behind the growth of the Greater Brighton City Region, formed in 2014 with the aim of protecting and growing the Region’s economy through creative, innovative initiatives which coordinate  economic development activities and investment at City Region level.

It is made up of representatives from the principle partners:

Local Authorities:

Education Providers:

Business Partnerships and other bodies:

The Board’s remit covers the functional economic area of the Greater Brighton City Region and it is responsible for strategic issues facing the whole of the City Region (rather than individual local projects), using an intelligence led approach to guide those opportunities which will unlock social and economic growth.

News headlines:

New byelaw approved to Help our Kelp and combat climate change

Sussex inshore waters are now better protected for generations to come thanks to new progressive management of trawling - a move which is supported by Greater Brighton and forms part of its GB10 initiative. The Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority’s new...

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Hundreds back Hydrogen Sussex launch

The quest to place Greater Brighton at the heart of the UK hydrogen revolution has begun with innovators, researchers, businesses and politicians of all parties uniting to back the bid. More than 200 people attended the virtual launch of Hydrogen Sussex last week as...

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Gigabit broadband rollout rolls on in Greater Brighton

Residents, visitors and businesses will soon benefit from faster and more reliable broadband internet as more areas across Greater Brighton. Brighton & Hove is following Adur, Worthing and Crawley on working with the UK's leading wholesale fibre network...

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