Officially the largest tech & digital cluster outside London, the West Midlands is fast-emerging as a destination for tech growth in the UK.
With a diverse range of specialisms spanning FinTech, MedTech, software and gaming, the West Midlands Hall of Tech Fame includes high-profile brands such as games developer Codemasters, IT services giant SCC and global mobile payment provider PM Connect.
So what’s the region’s secret ingredient for tech success?
Join the West Midlands Growth Company – the region’s official agency for attracting inward investment – in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT) and a host of top local tech experts, as they unearth the hidden gems of the West Midlands’ tech scene in this closing keynote session for Birmingham Tech Week.
In 60 minutes, you’ll learn about the exclusive opportunities for tech innovation in the region around 5G connectivity and High-Speed rail. Details of how to access funding streams, incubator and scale-up programmes, the local talent pool, and what it’s really like to live and work in the West Midlands’ tech community will also be revealed.