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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...

Unlocking global tech

Unlocking global tech

UK tech has long had global reach. But, through 2020, the world changed dramatically – pushing the country to think differently about connectivity, trade and digital commerce. Now all tech leaders need a truly international growth outlook. In a recent technation...

Fintech review calls for £1bn growth pot

Fintech review calls for £1bn growth pot

An influential review of the fintech sector is to recommend the creation of a £1bn fund to fuel investment in fast-growing start-ups. Commissioned by the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, the review has looked at ways to ensure the industry, estimated to be worth £7bn and...

Horizon Europe – Are we there yet?

Horizon Europe – Are we there yet?

Where does the UK sit with respect to European Commission Industrial R&D programmes? In the run up to Christmas 2020 there was the risk that the UK was heading for the hardest of Brexits.  While the deal secured by the UK Government may not have suited all in...

The UK’s fastest-growing sectors in 2020

The UK’s fastest-growing sectors in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses has varied greatly between sectors. Whilst the entertainment, leisure and services industries have suffered, much of the tech industry has leapt forward. Startups operating in deeptech, cybersecurity, and areas of emerging tech...

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