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New Safety Tech Innovation Network will promote safety tech sector

9 November 2020

Across the world, a new wave of companies are developing a huge variety of innovative products and services that help businesses better protect their online users from harm.

UK companies are already world-leaders in safety tech. DCMS research reveals that the 70 UK safety tech companies make up 25% of the international market, and the sector is growing by 35% per year. Upcoming regulation is likely to further increase interest in the sector.

The Safety Tech Innovation Network is dedicated to promoting the UK’s safety tech sector, bringing together the people who are driving forward innovative online safety technologies and providing a forum for collaboration and discussion.

It’s objectives are:

  • To support further growth of safety tech, the Innovation Network will:
  • Encourage and support innovation: enabling more efficient collaboration on technical solutions in the UK and beyond – information sharing, problem solving and solution creation
  • Drive adoption: showcase safety tech across sectors and create stronger networks to connect buyers and suppliers
  • Raise awareness of safety tech: create a consistent voice for the sector and coordinate showcasing activities

You can find a list of safety tech providers on the network’s website.