Leading automotive technology park collects top UK business award
Award recognises MIRA Technology Park’s inward investment proposition to global automotive businesses
MIRA Technology Park breaks ground on two new facilities as part of its innovative R&D offering
The award ceremony, which took place at MTP, was attended by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur (OBE), and Vice Lord Lieutenant Colonel Murray Colville TD, who together delivered the Grant of Appointment and presented the award.
During the event, HORIBA President and COO Dr Masayuki Adachi, HORIBA MIRA Managing Director, Declan Allen and Leicestershire’s Lord Lieutenant performed a ground breaking of new developments on site. It will begin work on the development of the buildings designated ‘North West 07’ and ‘North 03’. Two facilities that will become home to businesses specialising in electric hybrid vehicles, connected & autonomous vehicles (CAV) and Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).
MIRA Technology Park continues to demonstrate its commitment to expanding the automotive technology cluster with the creation of two new facilities. Automotive businesses from China and North America have already been confirmed as new tenants to ‘North West 07’ and ‘North 03’.
The rapid development of the site and its tailored offering has led to an increase in Total Revenue Growth of 320%. Since 2011, MTP has created and safeguarded over 600 high value jobs covering specialist areas such as: Electromobility, Embedded software systems, ECU calibration, CAV and Vehicle Resilience.
The new buildings and the underlying growth strategy will enable MTP to continue providing world-class facilities for ambitious automotive businesses from around the world to establish European R&D operations at MIRA Technology Park.