Our Priorities

The Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB) grew from the 2014 City Deal and now enjoys membership from across the public and private sectors.

The Board’s vision is for the Greater Brighton region to have a growing, modern economy that is international, creative, connected, talented and resilient.


  • Build an international profile with strong and relevant supporting messaging.
  • Establishment of an inward investment proposition.


  • Support innovative businesses to scale and grow
  • Sharing and commercialising knowledge


  • Roll-out of fibre infrastructure
  • To become the most 5G-enabled City Region


  • Attracting and retaining talent in the City Region
  • Develop an integrated approach to talent


  • Build economic resilience
  • Build environmental and social resilience

Greater Brighton funding bids kick-start regeneration schemes

Greater Brighton funding bids kick-start regeneration schemes

Around £150 million of funding secured by Greater Brighton is helping to transform the region and is creating thousands of jobs. A report for Greater Brighton Economic Board details how the investment has kick-started multimillion-pound regeneration projects in and...

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Cash boost to fuel hydrogen future

Cash boost to fuel hydrogen future

Greater Brighton is giving a £25,000 kickstart to plans for a low carbon hydrogen economy for the region. The money for Hydrogen Sussex was agreed by the Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB) as part of the Greater Brighton Energy Plan, which aims to tackle climate...

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