The North East, often overlooked as a tech hub in the UK, is a powerhouse of innovation and digital expertise. UKTN puts a spotlight on Newcastle’s growing influence in the tech sector and it’s evolving reputation as a core tech hub on a national and international level.
Sponsored by Deloitte, Womble Bond Dicknson and Invest Newcastle.
The West Midlands tech sector is thriving and is worth over £15bn to the economy. UKTN delves into the powerful entrepreneurial spirit of the region and how the size and value of the West Midlands tech sector has grown, overcoming macroeconomic challenges that have held back growth elsewhere in the UK.
Sponsored by HSBC UK, BGF, Gowling WLG. In collaboration with Tech WM.
Greater Manchester’s tech ecosystem is the leading producer of tech unicorns outside of London and its tech firms raised the highest levels of funding outside of the UK capital. UKTN explores in depth the city-region’s thriving tech scene as it reaches a level of maturity and looks into what it will take for Greater Manchester to take its tech ecosystem to the next level.
Sponsored by Planisware and Salford Business School.
In recent years, Liverpool has attracted new businesses from emerging industries like fintech, which is now worth more than £200m a year to the region’s economy. The city has also built on existing world leading strengths, infection, materials chemistry, high-performance computing, and AI. But what are the factors underpinning its success, and what are the barriers to growth?
Sponsored by Lloyds Bank and the University of Liverpool.
Many SMEs don’t know what finance options are available to them, especially when trying to maintain ownership. Discover how you could raise finance and maintain equity in your business by reading our guide to non-equity financing for SMEs.
Sponsored by SVB UK, Uncapped and Sage.
Generative AI is trending everywhere but what is generative AI? What should we be aware of and how will generative AI shape and shift the tech and global business landscape of the future?
Find out all you need to know in our guide to generative AI.
Sponsored by Lloyds Bank, Womble Bond Dickinson and KPMG in the UK.
University spinouts play an important role in the UK’s tech ecosystem. They bridge the gap between academia and entrepreneurship by translating research into viable business ventures.
But what makes a successful spinout? What does the journey from idea to exit look like? And what changes are being explored to spur greater innovation among university spinouts?
UKTN’s latest guide, which provide an overview of need-to-know UK tech topics, unpacks these themes and much more.
Sponsored by HSBC Innovation Banking.