Middlesbrough is a hotbed for digital tech innovation, home to digital leaders across gaming, animation, ecommerce and VR
The digital tech industry in Middlesbrough accounted for £304million GVA in 2017, with a business turnover of £188million.
The sector includes a stream of start-up and expanding companies that are delivering cutting edge technology products and services for companies across the world, including advancements in Augmented Reality (AR).
Additionally, the Tech Nation 2018 report highlights Middlesbrough for its internationally recognised gaming and app development companies, which are leading the way in virtual technology.
Teesside University is a world leader for digital and graphic design courses with many graduates going on to forge incredible careers at large digital firms, as well as home grown companies that are making a huge impact with multi-national client bases.
The next generation of digital talent is right here in Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough’s Boho Zone is the digital, creative, and business hub of the Tees Valley. Made up of seven buildings located in the centre of Middlesbrough, the zone accommodates start-ups, scale-ups, and multi-million pound turnover businesses.
The Boho Next Generation development will see £20million of investment to grow the digital cluster, driving investment and fostering collaboration.