Backed by the UK Government, Tech North's remit is to speed up the growth of the digital business sector in the North of England. Tech North runs programmes and events, including the Digital Jobs Summit, and carries out research focusing on start-ups, investment, people and skills.
Tech North is a government funded initiative, the purpose of which is to accelerate the growth of the digital business sector in the North of England. Currently, the methods of addressing this important challenge are:
Northern Stars – a pitch competition for new businesses.
Founders’ Network – educational workshops with the opportunity to meet the experts.
Co-investment Fund – including events which bring investors together with businesses.
Northern Voices and the Digital Jobs Summit – to tackle the digital skills shortage.
Editorial, data and research – to raise the profile of the North’s tech sector.