Unlocking growth in towns and cities
Bringing high-quality, sustainable jobs backed by a skilled workforce to every corner of the UK is possible. It requires unleashing the creativity and industry of every community through new technologies and innovation.
Innovating Up brings together business, local partnerships and government at all levels together to explore how we unlock the potential of every area.
Levelling Up the UK by Innovating Up
For decades, governments of all shapes have sought to reduce inequality by unleashing the creativity and industry of communities across Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Government’s Levelling Up agenda is an ambitious attempt to close the gap in productivity, health, incomes and opportunity for every area.
Levelling Up can only be achieved by creating sustainable jobs of the future through innovation, backed up by a skilled workforce. Innovating Up brings together business, local partnerships and political representatives together to discuss how we deliver Levelling Up by Innovating Up.
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The first priority for the new Innovation Secretary? How £20 billion should be spent in UK towns and cities like Stockton to develop local digital skills and economic growth
Digital Society Podcast: Alex Cunningham MP – Innovating Up: How we give communities digital skills for the future
Alex Cunningham MP, Shadow Minister for Courts and Sentencing and Member of Parliament for Stockton North, talks with Kulveer Ranger about how digital skills can transform communities across the UK, and how Teeside can best prepare its workforce for the jobs of the future.
Atos UK and Ireland, in partnership with industry group techUK, held a roundtable with Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham, the Teesside Combined Authority, the NHS, education providers and local businesses to discuss creating a new ‘digital community’ in Stockton-on-Tees.
Innovating Up – Key Themes
To Innovate Up, the UK must focus on digital transformation, the jobs of the future and skills delivery. Find out more about these themes here.
Innovating Up – Further Insights
From across Atos and beyond, find out more about digital transformation, jobs of the future and skills