New Gov Support for Tech Fund

Support will include:

  • A new Doubling to 2,000 the number of visas available to the best talent from around the world, including in digital technology.
  • An investment of £21m to expand Tech City UK into a nationwide network – Tech Nation – to accelerate the growth of the digital tech sector across the country.
  • A new £20m fund to help public services take advantage of UK expertise in innovative technologies like Artificial Intelligence.
  • The launch of a £20m training programme which will challenge thousands of young people aged between 14 and 18 to test their skills against simulated online cyber threats.

The GovTech Fund will be made available from 2018-2019 to 2020-2021. For more details