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Technology Industry

Welcome to the Home of Some of the Most Genius Inventions

The UK’s rich history of innovation and entrepreneurial ambition has provided
the world with life-changing ideas that span the creation of HTTP, HTML and URI
that form the foundations of the World Wide Web to the world’s strongest,
lightest and thinnest material Graphene.

Why UK Technology?

SECURITY & STABILITY

  • Supply-chain security and a focus on overseas markets.
  • Easy to source and partner with British technology firms: We offer advice and connect you with UK technology companies to meet your requirements.
  • Easy and competitive to do business with the UK and British companies: Supportive government policies and
    cultural attitudes.

EXTRAORDINARY TECHNOLOGY

  • A wealth of successful start-ups to global brands with centuries of history design and make innovative, high-quality technology.
  • From microprocessor IP to IoT, UK technology is in demand globally and accounts for 46% of all exports from the UK creative industries.

CONSUMER PREFERENCE

  • The British-made reputation helps add market demand and value as it signifies innovation, reliability and quality.
  • Consumers in developing economies are willing to spend an extra 7% for products with the “Made in Britain” label.
    (Source: Barclays)

Innovation Across the Nation

Our technology clusters are playing a key role in generating products, services and expertise of a quality that is hard to replicate in another country.

Cambridge is home to one of the oldest and best-established clusters in the UK, resulting in 15 companies worth over £760 million. In Scotland, Dundee has built a reputation as a technology centre specialising in app and software development, and hardware.

Take advantage of these technology clusters that provide you the benefits of a concentration of skills and research partners, supply-chain efficiencies and minimal travel time.

A Global Technology City

London is Europe’s fastest growing technology capital and the booming UK technology industry’s biggest and most important centre with 155,600 technology-based employees.

A hotspot for many exciting technology subsectors (including AI, Cloud computing and Communications), it is home to 42 of the UK’s leading 100 technology companies based here. (Source: Tech Track 100)

Proudly “Made in the UK”

(Garforth, Leeds, England)

Many of the qualities differentiating UK technology from other countries are associated with British manufacturing and services that existed long before the digital age.

As the world changes, our global reputation for quality, reliability and ethics endures to this day.

Whether it is technology products or services being purchased, if it says “Made in the UK”, people across the world understand it is made with the utmost quality.

Learning to Excel

(Oxford University)

The technology industry needs a highly-skilled workforce to thrive.

Given the truly international nature of our universities and industries, the UK attracts the finest global talent. This powerful mix of cultures and capabilities contribute to the analytical expertise, innovation and original thinking that have become hallmarks of our technology industry.

Starting young, computer coding is now part of the UK curriculum, being taught to children from the age of five.

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