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Government and public sector

Working with the UK Government to advise, design and deliver programmes for the UK’s digital technology ecosystem.

How we help

Digital Catapult works with the UK Government and regional, national and international technology, research and innovation organisations to drive the adoption of advanced digital technologies and boost the national economy.

Startups and Scaleups – We connect high impact UK industry sectors with high growth startups and scaleups. The aim is to bring together digital ecosystems to drive the development of advanced technology solutions, in order  to generate valuable commercial and societal benefits.

Government – Working with the UK Government, we inform and advise on key initiatives to drive innovation across the UK economy. We help to unlock and deliver targeted government interventions to enable growth.

Local Government – We advise and support the achievement of local industrial strategy goals. Driving regional growth by enabling local ecosystems to engage with the broader national innovation landscape, delivering specialised partnership programmes, and creating state of the art facilities for use by local businesses.

Trade and Industry Bodies – We partner with trade and industry bodies to match the needs of their sectors with the work of innovative startups and scaleups. 

Innovation and Research and Development – We work with the innovation and R&D working group of the Creative Industries Council to help fashion and deliver the creative industries Sector Deal. As well as supporting the creative industries Createch conference.


Who we work with

Case studies


The RAF’s Rapid Capabilities Office programmes extend beyond equipment delivery to information analysis, ‘people and process’ improvements and enhancing front-line…

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Innovation Sprints

A corporate transportation company saw the opportunity of partnering with Digital Catapult to accelerate innovation and transform its business early…

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Cybershield developed a B2B product in the form of a Google Chrome™ extension, but despite the solutions’ clear-cut business benefits,…

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