DTX Manchester: Virtual Mission

We're delighted to be partnering with MIDAS, supported by techUK and the Department of International Trade, to deliver some after-hours content at the DTX Manchester Mini-Summit. Here's what you can learn, and keep scrolling to submit your registration! One registration will give you access to the MIDAS-led sessions as well as the DTX Manchester sessions in the morning and afternoon (GMT).

DAY ONE – 04 NOVEMBER

16:00-16:45 Manchester – UK's Top Digital Tech City

An introduction to the virtual mission, the Manchester tech landscape and what makes it the ideal business location. You’ll learn about the city region’s digital ambitions, the specialist talent available here and the array of tech hubs available to base your company – as well as the free, confidential and bespoke support MIDAS provides to save companies time, money and effort. You’ll also have the chance to hear from a recent investor who will share their journey and experience of establishing operations in Manchester.

17:00-17:45 Help to scale your digital business in Manchester

Learn about the extensive support available to scale your digital tech business in Manchester. You’ll learn about all aspects of the ecosystem, from the specific scale up support available to SMEs to wider accelerator programmes and the funding landscape in the UK and Manchester.

DAY TWO – 05 NOVEMBER

16:00-16:45 Manchester's growing cyber and AI scene 

This session will provide an overview of the city’s cyber and AI strengths – key enablers of digital transformation for any business. Covering everything from the ecosystem and university expertise to the programmes and initiatives to develop cyber and AI capabilities across the city region, you’ll find out what makes Manchester the perfect location for cyber and AI firms and operations. 

17:00-17:45 Digital transformation commercial opportunities in Manchester

Chaired by the Department for International Trade, this session will explore four of Manchester’s key industries that are open to digital transformation, providing a wealth of commercial opportunities – eCommerce, Industry 4.0, FinTech and Health Innovation. Our industry experts will provide an overview of the market, the key players and how to engage successfully.