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.

  • Brexit
    Brexit

    Brexit

    Get the latest on what the tech sector's priorities are post-Brexit and what techUK is doing on behalf of its members.

  • 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
    Data Protection, Privacy and Online Safety

    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.

  • Cloud Leadership Committee
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Cloud Leadership Committee

    Cloud Leadership Committee provides strategic direction for techUK’s Data Analytics and AI work programme, ensuring it accurately reflects members’ priorities.

  • Communications Infrastructure Council
    Communications infrastructure

    Communications Infrastructure Council

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

  • Communications Infrastructure Group
    Communications infrastructure

    Communications Infrastructure Group

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

  • Communications Infrastructure Programme
    Communications infrastructure

    Communications Infrastructure Programme

    A world-leading communications infrastructure underpins the UK’s aim of an open digital economy that works for everyone.

  • 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...

  • Consumer Electronics Strategy and Technology Group
    Digital devices and services

    Consumer Electronics Strategy and Technology Group

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

  • Creating the Future
    Health & social care

    Creating the Future

    The Health and Social Care Programme's Working Group on Creating the Future focuses on the technologies that will transform healthcare over the next twenty years and the...

  • 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...

  • Cyber Security Management Committee
    Cyber security

    Cyber Security Management Committee

    techUK’s Cyber Management Committee sets the strategic vision for the cyber security programme.

  • Data Analytics and AI Leadership Committee
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Data Analytics and AI Leadership Committee

    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.

  • 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 Centre Technical Committee
    Data centres

    Data Centre Technical Committee

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

  • Data Centres
    Data centres

    Data Centres

    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 Council
    Data centres

    Data Centres Council

    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...

  • 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 Commercial SIG
    Defence

    Defence Commercial SIG

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

  • Defence ISS Industry Engagement
    Defence

    Defence ISS Industry Engagement

    The Defence Equipment Military Compliance Group aims to reflect the interests of the defence industry membership and to support Ministry of Defence in ensuring...

  • 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 Citizens
    Health & social care

    Digital Citizens

    The Health and Social Care Programme's Working Group on Digital Citizens seeks to harness the power of information and technology to improve health and quality of life...

  • Digital Ethics Working Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Digital Ethics Working Group

    The role of the Digital Ethics Working Group is to provide a forum to provide members with up to date information on developments in the current digital and data ethics...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Enabling Clinicians
    Health & social care

    Enabling Clinicians

    The Health and Social Care Programme's Working Group on Enabling Clinicians brings together a variety of techUK members, from Electronic Patient Record suppliers to...

  • 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

  • European Union Exit Policy Group
    The UK's Relationship with Europe

    European Union Exit Policy Group

    The European Union Exit Policy Group is a forum for determining and delivering techUK’s strategy in response to Brexit.

  • Financial Services and Payments Group
    Financial services & payments

    Financial Services and Payments Group

    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 Working Group
    Communications infrastructure

    Future Connected Rail Working Group

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

  • Generator Issues
    Data centres

    Generator Issues

    Air Quality Controls for Standby Generators in data centres

  • 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 and Social Care Council
    Health & social care

    Health and Social Care Council

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

  • Healthcare Group
    Health & social care

    Healthcare Group

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

  • Information Superiority Council
    Defence

    Information Superiority Council

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

  • Infrastructure and Managing the System Effectively
    Health & social care

    Infrastructure and Managing the System Effectively

    The Health and Social Care Programme's Working Group on Infrastructure and Managing the System Effectively works to enable the foundational technology infrastructure of...

  • Integrating Services
    Health & social care

    Integrating Services

    The Health and Social Care Programme's Working Group on Integrating Services exists to join up the numerous bodies involved in the delivery of health and social care

  • 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 Export
    International trade

    International Trade Export

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

  • International Trade Export China
    International trade

    International Trade Export China

    A group for those specifically interested in China export opportunities. The group provides a platform for our members to understand export opportunities in China.

  • International Trade Export India
    International trade

    International Trade Export India

    A group for those specifically interested in India export opportunities. The group provides a platform for our members to understand export opportunities in India.

  • International Trade Export USA
    International trade

    International Trade Export USA

    A group for those specifically interested in USA export opportunities. The group provides a platform for our members to understand export opportunities in the USA.

  • International Trade FDI
    International trade

    International Trade FDI

    A group for those interesting in inward investment opportunities in to the UK. This group provides a platform for international companies seeking to grow their UK...

  • Internet of Things and Big Data Agriculture Group
  • Internet of Things Connected Home Group
    Internet of Things

    Internet of Things Connected Home Group

    The Connected Home Group explores the UK market to identify opportunities and challenges for these technologies

  • Internet of Things Connected Home Working Group
    Internet of Things

    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...

  • 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.

  • Internet of Things Group
    Internet of Things

    Internet of Things Group

    techUK's IoT Programme has a core vision of stimulating the take-up of IoT in the UK

  • Justice and Emergency Services
    Justice and emergency services

    Justice and Emergency Services

    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 and Emergency Services Management Committee
    Justice and emergency services

    Justice and Emergency Services Management Committee

    The Justice & Emergency Services Management Committee sets the strategic direction of the programme, contributing to forward planning and ensuring the programme...

  • 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 Service Committee
    Local government

    Local Public Service 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

  • Open Banking and Payments
    Financial services & payments

    Open Banking and Payments

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

  • Positioning, Navigation and Timing Committee
    Satellite applications & services

    Positioning, Navigation and Timing Committee

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

  • 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 and Services Group
    Satellite applications & services

    Satellite Applications and 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 Telecommunications Committee
    Satellite applications & services

    Satellite Telecommunications Committee

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

  • Security of the Internet working group
    Data Protection, Privacy and Online Safety

    Security of the Internet working group

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

  • Sharing Economy Interest group
    Policy and public affairs

    Sharing Economy Interest group

    More Details Coming Very Soon...

  • 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...

  • Smart Infrastructure
    SmarterUK

    Smart Infrastructure

    techUK sits on the Digital Transformation Work Stream of Project 13. This group helps to shape techUK’s work and engagement with the infrastructure sector.

  • SmarterUK Advisory Council
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Advisory Council

    The Advisory Council provide the headline strategic direction to SmarterUK

  • SmarterUK Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Group

    SmarterUK's vision is to connect parts of the UK economy on the cusp of the 'smart' revolution. In doing so, we hope to drive the uptake of solutions that will deliver a...

  • SmarterUK Smart Cities Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Smart Cities Group

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

  • SmarterUK Smart Cities Steering Board
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Smart Cities Steering Board

    More Details Coming Very Soon...

  • SmarterUK Smart Energy and Utilities Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Smart Energy and Utilities Group

    The Smart Energy & Utilities Programme focuses on innovation and tranformation of our power and water sectors

  • SmarterUK Smart Energy and Utilities Steering Board
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Smart Energy and Utilities Steering Board

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

  • SmarterUK Transport Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Transport Group

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

  • SmarterUK Transport Steering Board
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Transport Steering Board

    More Details Coming Very Soon...

  • 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 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.

  • Trade & Customs Compliance Group
    Environment & compliance

    Trade & Customs Compliance Group

    The Trade & Customs Compliance Group (formerly JETSECC & ITAC) is the policy work forum on export controls, dual-use, defence exports, customs and the rules around...

  • 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.

  • UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Steering Board
    Communications infrastructure

    UK Spectrum Policy Forum - Steering Board

    The UK Spectrum Policy Forum UK_SPF) is the industry sounding board to Government and Ofcom on future spectrum management and regulatory policy with a view to maximising...

  • 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.

  • 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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