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Strategic partnerships

City Enterprise works with local and national organisations to design and deliver initiatives that extend the reach of City’s academic excellence to generate long-lasting social or economic impacts.

City is particularly focused on the diverse and fast-growing cluster of digitally-enabled businesses centred on the parts of east central London immediately around our campus – known as Tech City.

Our specialist team of Business Development and Knowledge Transfer Partnership Managers is ready to engage with businesses, professions, sectors and civil society bodies to enable purposeful exchanges of knowledge and expertise involving the City. We are especially interested in partners from London and from other World Cities.

Many of the partnerships we help create are commercial in nature, while others have a more social purpose. All are intended to contribute to significant improvements like building business success, addressing skills shortages or developing resilient local communities.

Our Partners

Digital Shoreditch is the annual festival celebrating outstanding creativity, technical and entrepreneurial talent in the London digital community, attracting over 10,000 participants. The annual showcase brings together creative and tech savvy individuals to celebrate outstanding work, share ideas and foster relationships. This year's celebration will be a 14 days of creativity, tech and converging industries. Tech entrepreneurs and students are encouraged to get involved.

A politically independent think tank and an initiative that addresses local skills uptake. Through events and research CFL develops new ways of addressing the challenges facing the capital and fosters fresh thinking on its future. CFL is also responsible for bringing together London's city leaders on annual basis, sharing, discussing and ultimately developing a fresh approach to take London and other major cities forward.

Tech City Insider. An online publication which defines next generation digital businesses, tracks success and highlights London's rising potential. TCI brings to life tomorrow's growth businesses through interviews, profiles, reports and events. We're proud to sponsor and partner with TCI giving City and our partners access to a network of community insiders influential within the tech industry.

Tech London Advocates. An open advocacy group that encourages and supports investment of capital and talent in start-ups across the tech-enabled London economy. it acts as a business leadership network and has special interest strands.

Capital Enterprise. A network for London enterprise professional that enables business growth by building alliances between its members. The network includes many London universities and councils, and can act as funding hub for grants.

Harnessing the next generation's talent