The Future of Tech City

Future of London teamed up with Work Foundation and the Big Innovation Centre to discuss the big challenges facing Tech City in East London. We convened 30 individuals ranging from policymakers, educational institutions, investment agencies, academics, tech companies and independent experts to unpack the scale of opportunity presented by Tech City, … [Read more...]

Tech City Roundtable – key issues

Next week Future of London is teaming up with Work Foundation and the Big Innovation Centre to explore the major development challenges facing Tech City. In particular, we're going to be asking participants to consider the following key issues:   Is Tech City a coherent cluster or a primarily a branding exercise to encourage greater … [Read more...]

Silicon Roundabout to Silicon Valley?

In September, Future of London and The Work Foundation are teaming up to explore the potential of Tech City. We'll be hosting a Roundtable event to investigate the development challenges and opportunities for the area. The Government has launched the East London Tech City initiative designed to build on the existing cluster of technology … [Read more...]

The London knowledge economy

Future of London is pleased to present our latest Policy Focus Paper . It provides an overview of the number, and spread, of jobs currently found in the London knowledge economy. A key part of most local regeneration strategies  in London is boosting the number of jobs in the knowledge economy in the area. London is a global hub for … [Read more...]

Digital economy seminar

Today I had the opportunity to hear some lively debate around the subject of the digital economy driving regeneration in the Thames Gateway hosted by Thames Gateway London Partnership (TGLP). ¬†Illustrious names such as Will Hutton and Chairs Lord Falconer, and Chief Executive of TGLP, Ros Dunn, led an informative debate focusing on London and east … [Read more...]