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Digital identity

Digital identities will provide a gateway for citizens and SMEs into the connected ecosystem of services making up the digital economy. Consumers will be able to give permission for the secure use of their data across companies and sectors, allowing innovative players to create new services. Through market wide standards, digital identities will bring great economic and social benefits, deliver trust, security and privacy for citizens and save millions in costs for public and private sectors.

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techUK Digital Identity Event Series 2022

Following last year’s success, techUK will be extending its Digital Identity Event Series into 2022, exploring the uses and potential applications of digital identity technologies, what more needs to be done to drive adoption across different sectors, and the key role digital ID can play in the future of the UK digital economy.

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2021 achievements and 2022 objectives

Explore our Digital Identity programme's achievements and objectives here.



Latest news

Digital ID Event Series ‘Inclusion & Diversity in Digital ID' Event Round-Up

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The techUK Podcast - Digital ID in 2022: How do we ensure the UK gets it right?

In the latest techUK podcast we highlight a range of cutting edge examples of how digital identity technologies are being used currently, the role of digital ID in empowering users and promoting social inclusion and finally some calls to action on what needs to happen next to get our digital identity future right.

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techUK Digital Identity Week 2021

Throughout the week members demonstrated the latest, cutting-edge developments in the field of digital identity by participating in events and contributing thought leadership blogs & insights. #digitalidweek

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Digital Identity at CogX 2021

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All techUK's work is led by our members - keep in touch or get involved by joining one of the programmes below

Tech and Innovation

techUK’s Technology and Innovation Programme explores key transformative technologies driving the UK’s digital economy, society and Industry 4.0 including AI, digital identity, cloud, data analytics and emerging technologies such as quantum and RPA. By exploring the convergence of technologies and identifying opportunities to drive adoption and deployment and conducting horizon scanning to identify future technology trends it ensures techUK remains relevant as the technology industry evolves.

Financial Services

techUK's Financial Services and Payments Programme builds a greater understanding of the 'technological art of the possible' in order to apply it to the reform and evolution of the financial systems. The programme focuses on: digital banking, insurance, payments, cyber security, financial inclusion and the adoption of distributed ledger technology. The programme also represents the voice of the tech industry in the fast-evolving policy and regulatory developments affecting the sector.

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For more information please contact: 

Iain McCallum

Iain McCallum

Programme Manager, Digital Identity, techUK

Jack Baker

Programme/Team Assistant, Technology and Innovation, techUK