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North East report

The latest tech report from UKTN comprehensively charts the current tech landscape in the North East, covering everything from promising startups to the perspectives and experiences of tech workers in the region. As the North East approaches devolution in May 2024, the report offers analysis on growth opportunities and strategic development within the region.


Sponsored by Lloyds Bank, Invest Newcastle and Womble Bond Dickinson.

Bristol and Bath report

UKTN extensively explores the South West, shedding light on the region’s dynamic tech ecosystem. Bristol and Bath are distinguished by a collaborative culture, a diverse range of thriving disciplines and subsectors, and vibrant communities and networks in both cities. What factors contribute to making Bristol and Bath appealing for startups, and what investment opportunities and incentives exist to position the region as an ideal location for scaling businesses?

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank and Womble Bond Dickinson.

Liverpool Report

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.

Greater Manchester Report

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.

West Midlands Report

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.

Tech on the Tyne

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.

A guide to university spinouts

University spinouts are crucial in the UK’s tech landscape, serving as a link between academia and entrepreneurship by converting research into viable businesses. UKTN’s newest guide delves into the key elements of successful spinouts, explores the journey from idea to exit, and examines potential innovations to foster greater creativity among university spinouts.

Sponsored by HSBC Innovation Banking.

A guide to generative AI

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.

A guide to non-equity finance for SMEs

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.

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