Working groups

Our working groups and committees deal with specific issues within our broader programme workflow.

techUK runs over a 90 groups and committees and attendance is free to all members.

  • Big data & analytics council
    Cloud, data, analytics and AI

    Big data & analytics council

    techUK is developing a more in-depth Big Data and Analytics programme. As a result we have decided to set up a new techUK Big Data & Analytics Council.

  • Big data & analytics group
    Cloud, data, analytics and AI

    Big data & analytics group

    This group brings together the Big Data & Analytics sector to articulate a cohesive pan-industry voice, communicate concerns with greater clout and represent the...

  • Brexit
    Brexit

    Brexit

  • CCA user group
    Data centres

    CCA user group

    Ad-Hoc working group for all those interested in the development of EUETS for Data Centres

  • Central Government Council
    Central government

    Central Government Council

    The Central Government Council brings together leaders from across the tech industry and delivers an ambitious programme of activity between techUK and central...

  • Child online safety group
    Policy and public affairs

    Child online safety group

    This forum brings critical players together from across the internet-access value chain, working to support a safe environment for children online.

  • Climate change agreement stakeholder group
    Data centres

    Climate change agreement stakeholder group

    This focus group drives our campaign to negotiate a Climate Change Agreement for the UK data centres sector.

  • Cloud and mobile services council
    Cloud, data, analytics and AI

    Cloud and mobile services council

    This group provides strategic direction to the Cloud & Mobile services work undertaken by techUK.

  • Cloud and mobile services group
    Cloud, data, analytics and AI

    Cloud and mobile services group

    This group brings together the Cloud & Mobile sector to articulate a cohesive pan-industry voice, communicate concerns with greater clout and represent the sector's...

  • Connected Home Working Group
    Internet of Things

    Connected Home Working Group

    techUK is exploring a new programme of activities focusing on the connected home. As part of our Internet of Things (IoT) Programme, the group will explore the UK’s...

  • Consumer electronics council
    Digital devices and services

    Consumer electronics council

    A steering group established to guide sector representation to government, broadcasters and technical bodies on behalf of UK CE players

  • Consumer electronics service forum
    Digital devices and services

    Consumer electronics service forum

    This group assembles the service manager community of TV manufacturers to deliver updates on matters of compliance such as environmental regulation (WEEE, Rhos), and...

  • Cyber security group
    Cyber security

    Cyber security group

    Cyber security group has been formed to provide a coherent voice for industry working in "high threat" areas - including defence, national security and resilience, the...

  • Data centre professionalism steering group
    Data centres

    Data centre professionalism steering group

    This Group works on a project with the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) to make the process of applying for professional registration within the sector less...

  • Data centres group
    Data centres

    Data centres group

    Our Data Centres Group brings together the tech industry and the UK's data centre operators to articulate a cohesive pan-industry voice.

  • Data centres technical committee
    Data centres

    Data centres technical committee

    This is a high level group providing expert technical input to policy positions and other publications.

  • Data protection group
    Policy and public affairs

    Data protection group

    The Data Protection Group is a cross-industry group working together on broad themes around Data Protection in the UK to ensure consumer trust across markets.

  • Defence & Security Board
    Defence

    Defence & Security Board

    The defence & security board is our most senior industry grouping in the defence and security sectors.

  • Defence & Security SME Council
    Defence

    Defence & Security SME Council

    The Defence & Security SME Council provides a forum for Intellect's D&S SME members to engage with HMG stakeholders on issues specifically affecting SMEs.

  • Defence research and technology council
    Defence

    Defence research and technology council

    The Defence Research & Technology Council (DRTC) represents the interests of our members to defence stakeholders involved in the planning, funding, and conduct of R&T.

  • Digital radio group
    Digital devices and services

    Digital radio group

    This group meets on an ad hoc basis to discuss issues that relate to the promotion of Digital Radio in the lead up to a digital switchover.

  • Digital single market group
    Europe and the Digital Single Market

    Digital single market group

    The Digital Single Market group is a forum for members interested in influencing or understanding the development, implementation and policy landscape around the...

  • Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group
    Financial services & payments

    Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group

    techUK’s DLT Group will provide strategic direction for all techUK activities related to blockchain and DLT: use cases and barriers to adoption in financial services...

  • Electronics manufacturing and design forum
    Electronics

    Electronics manufacturing and design forum

    This is a cross-sector forum bringing together designers and manufacturers of technology products across a broad range of sectors and includes both SME Suppliers and UK...

  • Energy and Eco-Design group
    Environment & compliance

    Energy and Eco-Design group

    This group is a techUK wide group which convenes quarterly to discuss and ensure compliance with the energy and environmental regulations.

  • Environment strategy council
    Environment & compliance

    Environment strategy council

    The Environment Strategy Council provides strategic direction for techUK activities relating climate change and sustainability.

  • EUETS sub-group
    Data centres

    EUETS sub-group

    Ad-Hoc working group for all those interested in the development of EUETS for Data Centres

  • Export Controls Reform group
    Electronics

    Export Controls Reform group

    This specially formed working group is focussing on driving through reform of the UK Export Controls system which has been highlighted by Electronics manufacturing...

  • Financial services and payments
    Financial services & payments

    Financial services and payments

    techUK 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...

  • Financial services council
    Financial services & payments

    Financial services council

    techUK's Financial Services Council is the overarching policy body for the programme as a whole, identifying priority areas for further work and steering overall aims...

  • Future Connected Rail
    Communications infrastructure

    Future Connected Rail

    Bringing together the telecom/ICT industry stakeholders, wireless technology suppliers and academia to provide cross-industry expertise on improved digital connectivity...

  • Government Group
    Central government

    Government Group

    Thriving network of over 500 tech companies of all sizes, start-ups to FTSE 100 companies working with Government to transform the delivery of our public services.

  • Health & Social Care Council
    Health & social care

    Health & Social Care Council

    The council is committed to playing an integral and positive role in the modernisation of health and social care service provision.

  • Health & social care group
    Health & social care

    Health & social care group

    techUK Health & Social Care Group develops, articulates and champions industry positions to foster an open and vibrant market in data, information services and...

  • HR group
    Skills, talent and diversity

    HR group

    The main objective of this special interest forum is information sharing between HR practitioners within the technology sector.

  • Information superiority council
    Defence

    Information superiority council

    Promoting the vital technological link between UK business and Information Superiority.

  • Insurance
    Financial services & payments

    Insurance

    techUK’s Insurance Group will examine the impact of new technologies on the scope, specificity and individual reach of insurance products and services.

  • Intellectual Property Policy Group
    Policy and public affairs

    Intellectual Property Policy Group

    The Intellectual Property Policy Group works to influence national and international legislation and practice to maintain an IPR regime that supports UK innovation

  • International trade and customs group
    Environment & compliance

    International trade and customs group

    The International trade and customs group (ITaC) provides a comprehensive forum for all techUK members on customs, excise, VAT and issues relating to international...

  • Internet of Things Council
    Internet of Things

    Internet of Things Council

    The Internet of Things (IoT) will revolutionise the way we live but making it a reality will not be easy. techUK is helping overcome the obstacles that stand in its way.

  • Joint electronics telecoms security export control
    Environment & compliance

    Joint electronics telecoms security export control

    The Joint Electronics Telecoms Security Export Control Committee (JETSECC) is our UK export control forum.

  • Justice & Emergency Services Group
    Justice and emergency services

    Justice & Emergency Services Group

    The Justice & Emergency Services Group represents members in the criminal justice and emergency services market, tackling a number of issues such as homeland security...

  • Justice & Emergency Services Management Committee
    Justice and emergency services

    Justice & Emergency Services Management Committee

    This is a cross-sector forum bringing together designers and manufacturers of technology products across a broad range of sectors and includes both SME Suppliers and UK...

  • Legal affairs group
    Legal affairs

    Legal affairs group

    The Legal Affairs Group meets to share expertise and experience with a view to informing and helping other members.

  • Local Government Group
    Local government

    Local Government Group

    The Local Government Group is made up of tech companies of all sizes, from challenger new entrants, start-ups to FTSE 100 companies working with Local Government to...

  • Local Public Services Committee
    Local government

    Local Public Services Committee

    The Local Public Service Committee brings together senior tech industry leaders from both large and small businesses to set out the strategic direction of our Local...

  • Marketing and sales group
    Marketing and Sales

    Marketing and sales group

    The Marketing and Sales Group is a members' forum designed to nurture and promote capability in the marketing and sales disciplines within the techUK community.

  • Medical Electronics
    Electronics

    Medical Electronics

    The Medical Electronics group will work with the Health & Social Care programme to discuss technology issues for products designed for Smart Health

  • National security group
    Cyber security

    National security group

    The National Security Group (NSG) brings together senior leaders from the technology industry in the UK with stakeholders to provide a focal point for technology issues...

  • Open APIs & Digital Banking
    Financial services & payments

    Open APIs & Digital Banking

    techUK’s Open API Group delves into open APIs, challenger platforms and standards – their development, implementation and impact on the banking and technology...

  • Payments
    Financial services & payments

    Payments

    techUK’s Payments Group examines the current upheavals in payment systems, new products, new players and regulatory pressures.

  • Position, navigation and timing committee (PNTC)
    Satellite applications & services

    Position, navigation and timing committee (PNTC)

    The Position, Navigation and Timing Committee (PNTC) looks at the technology, regulatory and policy issues, development and investment opportunities and applications and...

  • Printed Electronics
    Electronics

    Printed Electronics

    This groups comprises members from the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing industry, which is arguably the bedrock of the electronics industry, together with...

  • Product Technical Policy and Standards Group
    Environment & compliance

    Product Technical Policy and Standards Group

    The Product Technical Policy and Standards Group is our forum on policy, standards and conformity in electrical safety and technical performance.

  • Public Policy Group
    Policy and public affairs

    Public Policy Group

    The Public Policy Group is for senior public policy, public affairs and government relations professionals.

  • Satellite Applications & Services group
    Satellite applications & services

    Satellite Applications & Services group

    Group helps the member companies maximise their business potential, reach new areas and markets, identify and resolve issues that may arise as a result of change in...

  • Satellite committee
    Satellite applications & services

    Satellite committee

    The Satellite Committee looks at matters related to Satellite Telecommunications from research and development, including the European ARTES programme.

  • Skills, Talent and Migration group
    Skills, talent and diversity

    Skills, Talent and Migration group

    The Skills, Talent and Migration Group looks at the campaigns and policies that the technology industry need to ensure the UK's talent landscape is geared for growth.

  • Smart Electronics
    Electronics

    Smart Electronics

    This group comprises company who are designing and manufacturing Electronic Systems that are used in Smart Systems, such as IoT, Smart City, Smart transportation, Smart...

  • SmarterUK Energy & Utilities
    Smarter UK

    SmarterUK Energy & Utilities

    techUK programme representing technology companies to the utility sector, supporting innovation in both infrastructure delivery and retail market services.

  • SmarterUK Smart Cities & Communities
    Smarter UK

    SmarterUK Smart Cities & Communities

    techUK programme helping to create the conditions for driving smarter more sustainable city ecosystems.

  • SmarterUK Transport
    Smarter UK

    SmarterUK Transport

    techUK programme looking at technology and innovation within the transport sector.

  • Special Interest Group
    Defence

    Special Interest Group

    The Special Interest Group offers members a technology sector view on the defence and security market's unique contractual and legal challenges.

  • Sustainable supply chain group
    Environment & compliance

    Sustainable supply chain group

    The Sustainable Supply Chain Group closely monitors the development of legislation in this space and considers its implications for the technology sector.

  • Taxation Group
    Policy and public affairs

    Taxation Group

    A working group that focuses on the latest issues on the taxation environment in the UK.

  • techUK communications infrastructure council
    Communications infrastructure

    techUK communications infrastructure council

    This group brings together techUK's member companies with an interest in fixed-line and wireless telecommunications infrastructure.

  • techUK data centre council (UK council of data centre operators)
    Data centres

    techUK data centre council (UK council of data centre operators)

    Our Data Centres Council meets quarterly to steer techUKs data centres programme and provide a senior level voice for the sector to government, media and wider...

  • techUK Ofcom forum
    Communications infrastructure

    techUK Ofcom forum

    techUK - Ofcom forum is set up to provide a high level strategic forum to discuss matters of keen interest to members.

  • techUK Public Services Board
    Central government

    techUK Public Services Board

    Bringing together senior tech industry leaders from both large and small businesses to lead the industry campaign for developing and delivering better public services.

  • The Business Intelligence working group
    Health & social care

    The Business Intelligence working group

    The Business Intelligence working group is the industry sounding board to Government and the NHS

  • The strategy and technology group
    Digital devices and services

    The strategy and technology group

    This group brings techUK TV manufacturer community members together to address longer term topics that shape the TV manufacturing space.

  • Trade and export
    International trade

    Trade and export

    The Trade and Export Committee has been set up to drive the Trade and Export programme.

  • UK spectrum policy forum
    Communications infrastructure

    UK spectrum policy forum

    UK SPF is the cross-industry sounding board to Government and Ofcom on maximising the benefits of spectrum for the UK.

  • Waste and resources group
    Environment & compliance

    Waste and resources group

    The forum for manufacturers and importers of electronic equipment to consider issues relating to how products and packaging is dealt with at the end of its life.

  • Wireless Comms
    Electronics

    Wireless Comms

    The Wireless Comms Special Interest Group (SIG) comprises companies and research organisations in the supply chain for current and future Wireless Communications...

  • Women in tech council
    Skills, talent and diversity

    Women in tech council

    The Women in Tech Council brings together some of the most influential people and networks working across the industry to champion gender diversity in tech.

  • Women in tech group
    Women in Tech

    Women in tech group

    The Women in Technology Group focuses on providing a source of information, updates and opportunities for women working in the sector.

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