Research has found that nearly 2000 ‘digital’ businesses are based in the county selling a range of digital products and services as varied as digital marketing, telecommunications, healthcare, app development, software, gaming, education and aerospace technology.
Greater Lincolnshire is growing an emerging digital sector currently worth £779million.
Over 16,000 Lincolnshire residents are employed in a digital role with over 7,000 specifically within the digital sector. Additional businesses include farming, manufacturing and tourism, demonstrating the diversity of the sector, cutting across all industries and highlighting the importance in having the necessary training and digital upskilling available.
As one of the fastest growing sectors across the area, with diverse cross cutting opportunities for growth, the evolution of technology businesses and businesses is projected to grow significantly over the next few years.