UKTI DSO hosted an event at MIRA on how to win business. There were excellent presentations regarding UK Government policy on helping SME's to access, bid and win projects with UK MOD and how to Export UK technologies. MIRA is expanding and investing large resources into attracting Automotive and Defence clients to live on campus in a new technology hub on site (currently including Jaguar Landrover, GKN, Triumph, Lockheed Martin, Toyota). This allows new companies to claim Enterprise Free Status = rate free occupation, plus access to the test rig & track facilities, also most importantly the very experienced engineering resources at MIRA. MIRA based near Nuneaton since 1946 employees 600 staff (75% engineers & technicians) with 93km proving ground, has over 35 major test facilities, including EMC, Dynometer's, vibration & temperature chambers. There are 32 vehicle manufacturers in the UK many based very near to MIRA.