Digital Economy

The Digital Economy covers all business activity that’s enabled by digital technologies. This includes a wide range of activity across many sectors.

The Digital team at Innovate UK Business Connect helps UK based companies to grow through the development and commercialisation of new solutions. These products and services often go on to transform the way we live our lives and do global business.

Our trusted experts help businesses to make powerful connections with other innovators, networks, partners, funding and collaborative opportunities. We work closely with other teams at Innovate UK Business Connect such as manufacturing, AI and Robotics, as well as transport.

We also work on international programmes designed to open new markets and territories for businesses, helping to build a better and stronger innovation system.

Our people have deep expertise in new and emerging technology sectors such a s IoT, AI, Immersive Tech, Cybersecurity, 5G and telecoms.

Click here to see all open funding opportunities in the Digital sector.

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Related Opportunities

Global Business Innovation Programme in the USA, India and Japan - Future Telecoms

Opens: 06/06/2024   Closes: 24/07/2024

Innovate UK invites applications from innovative companies that are focused on solutions in future telecoms, to participate in a GBIP to the USA, India or Japan.

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International Supply Chain Accelerator: Product Carbon Footprint Measurement

Opens: 12/06/2024   Closes: 12/07/2024

This project aims to support UK technology innovators and startups to address industry challenges to promote greater adoption of carbon accounting.

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High Growth AI Accelerator

Opens: 17/06/2024   Closes: 21/07/2024

Accelerate AI in Creative Industries: An acceleration programme that helps businesses access the computation power and expertise they need to validate or develop scalable machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions in the creative sector.

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Related Events and Recordings


Opportunities in Horizon Europe: The Digital Series (Including AI and 6G)

09.30 - 12.00 | Online

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Innovate UK: The Games x TV Formats Exchange

10.30 - 16.30 | London

Recording coming soon
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