TechWorks is Launched

11th May 2017 | News

150 guests assembled at the offices of Balderton Capital in Kings Cross London for the launch of TechWorks, the UK’s first Deep Tech industry association.  

TechWorks is formed by an exciting group of companies and leading industry figures, building a new type of industry association focused on Deep Tech* and moving far beyond traditional industry silos. Techworks’ focus is to build a better and stronger tech ecosystem in the UK, helping to connect brilliant ideas with partnerships and investments that accelerate speed and enhance routes to market and profitability. 

TechWorks will develop as an umbrella over self-directing bodies with specific segment focus, building on the successful example of the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) and Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network (AESIN) as well as the long-standing NMI Design and Manufacturing communities.

Sir Hossein announced the TechWorks Board of Directors consisting of some of the most successful technology business leaders in the UK.

Chair: Sir Hossein Yassaie
Chief Executive: Dr Derek Boyd

Board Members:
Hermann Hauser – Amadeus Capital
Simon Segars – ARM
Tim Luke – Barclays Capital
Stan Boland – Five.AI
Mike Risman – Vitruvian Partners
Luke Ibbetson – Vodafone Group R&D 

The launch was supported by Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital & Culture who congratulated all concerned with the launch of TechWorks and outlined his desire to work with the organisation following the election.

DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATIONS :

Future Leaders Network

TechWorks Launch

TechWorks is a not-for-profit membership organisation – for more info see www.techworks.org.uk.

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