This session allows the attendees to learn more about the UK’s wider technology sector offer. Our speaker Dr. Chris Moore will be infoming the audience about the tech ecosystem in the UK - including subsectors such as smart cities, 5G, IoT, AI and robotics. As well as the sector details, this session will include information about the centres of excellences, government support mechanisms and multipliers in the market. Following the presentation the audience will have the chance to ask questions to our speaker.

Chris Moore

Sector Specialist Technology
Department for International Trade

Chris assists ICT companies to establish a presence in the UK. Prior to this role, he spent nearly 2 years working in the Tech City Investment Organisation where he assisted large and small creative, digital and technology companies based outside of the UK to set-up in London’s Tech City. Chris specialises in the IT, Software, Digital Media, Printing and Security sectors.
Chris is also the Programme Architect for DIT’s new Global Graduate Entrepreneurs Programme (Sirius) which aims to attract entrepreneurial talent from around the world to set-up new businesses in the UK.
Chris has over 25 years’ experience in industry, working in research, technology development management, manufacturing and marketing in the USA and Europe. He has experience covering knowledge transfer, innovation, Intellectual Property assessment, engagement with early-stage companies, the VC community and developing routes to market. Prior to joining DIT Chris was Director of Venture Capital and University Investments for Kodak (Europe), where he identified and assessed more than 200 early-stage technology company opportunities. He has also advised other multinationals on setting –up Open Innovation infrastructures and acted as a technology scout on a consultancy basis.