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CreaTech investment grows in 2020

CreaTech investment grows in 2020

Tech Nation has recently published its CreaTech report, highlighting the growing attractiveness of this sector. Creative technology (CreaTech) is used to describe new tech that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of creative services. CreaTech is...

The future UK tech built

The future UK tech built

The recently launched Tech Nation Report 2021 sets out the huge progress taking place in the UK tech sector at this crucial time in our history. Among the many highlights in the report, three shine especially brightly.   First, in 2020, amid a global...

Business Scaling not Business Growth

Business Scaling not Business Growth

Two of entrepreneurs’ favourite topics are growth and scaling in business. The words are thrown around a lot, but the enthusiasm with which they’re used often outpaces the accuracy. Many people use these words to mean the same thing: A company getting bigger,...

R&D Tax Relief scheme under review.

R&D Tax Relief scheme under review.

Obviously the COVID 19 outbreak and how to protect the economy is the Chancellor’s biggest concern, but he did take time to specifically mention the R&D tax relief regime. While the Chancellor confirmed that there was still a long term commitment to the regime, he...

Putting the D’s back into UK R&D

Putting the D’s back into UK R&D

The ambition of the UK Government R&D Roadmap, released in July last year, is to make the UK a global leader in science and technology. However, how do we make this happen? The good news is the UK already has a world leading science and technology research...

Pizza, pepperoni, and programmes post-Brexit

Pizza, pepperoni, and programmes post-Brexit

After much debate the new European research, development and innovation programme, Horizon Europe is in place to run from 2021 to 2027.  Of course like students in a pizza parlour there was much debate about how big the pie should be and what toppings to...

Tech Nation announces the 33 UK scaleups joining Upscale 6.0

Tech Nation announces the 33 UK scaleups joining Upscale 6.0

Upscale is one of Tech Nation’s flagship growth programmes, focused on helping the fastest growing mid-stage tech companies in the UK to tackle their key scaling challenges. “Despite the events of the last 12 months, we’re seeing some exceptional companies scaling at...

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