Manchester is undoubtedly a City of Firsts. So many incredible things started life right here.
CityVerve's new film pays homage to the people who have built these pioneering innovations and those who continue to make this city an inspiring place to live, play and do business in.
"Manchester: City of Firsts" was commisioned by CityVerve - Manchester's smart city demonstrator and directed by writer and filmmaker David Petch. To find out more about CityVerve and why Manchester is a hotbed of smart city innovation, please visit the CityVerve website.