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.

  • 5G Ecosystem Working Group
    Communications infrastructure

    5G Ecosystem Working Group

    Exploring the opportunities 5G can provide to manufacturing, logistics, and creative industries, and beyond. To subscribe to the group please click on the circle at the...

  • Accessible Technology Group
    Skills, talent and diversity

    Accessible Technology Group

    techUK’s Accessible Technology Group is forum that works to highlight the economic and social benefit of ensuring tech products and services are inclusive by...

  • AI Cyber Working Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    AI Cyber Working Group

    This joint AI and Cyber Programme working group is focused on producing a thought leadership report to demystify the current AI and cyber landscape and build trust in...

  • AI uptake and adoption Editorial Working Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    AI uptake and adoption Editorial Working Group

    The AI uptake and adoption working group will develop a guide to becoming an AI enabled business.

  • 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...

  • Climate Strategy and Resilience Council
    Environment & compliance

    Climate Strategy and Resilience Council

    Council to direct techUK’s response to the climate crisis.

  • Climate Strategy and Resilience Group
    Environment & compliance

    Climate Strategy and Resilience Group

    A virtual group that allows members to be kept informed of the latest developments relating to the climate crisis and tech.

  • Cloud Business Guide Working Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Cloud Business Guide Working Group

    This working group will develop a guide to provide information and advice to business leaders that have not started their cloud journey to increase cloud adoption.

  • Cloud Computing Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Cloud Computing Group

    techUK’s Cloud Computing Group focus is to move the cloud market forward and keep the UK at the forefront of cloud adoption.

  • 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.

  • Cloud Security Working Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Cloud Security Working Group

    This joint cloud computing and cyber security working group is focused on building greater trust and confidence in the security of cloud leading to increased adoption.

  • Communications Infrastructure Council
    Communications infrastructure

    Communications Infrastructure Council

    The Communications Infrastructure Council 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 wider Communications Infrastructure Group enables techUK members to be kept up to date with work and activities which are taking place across the year within the...

  • 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 the techUK TV and AV manufacturer community members together with a forward looking strategic perspective. It addresses the longer term topics that...

  • 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 Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Data Analytics and AI Group

    techUK’s Data Analytics and AI Programme unlocks, explores and maximises the value of data analytics and a mission to make the UK AI ready.

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

    Data Analytics and AI Leadership Committee

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

  • 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
    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 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 and Security SME Forum
    Defence

    Defence and Security SME Forum

    The Defence & Security SME Forum provides a conduit for techUK members to engage with stakeholders in Her Majesty’s Government (HMG), principally with the Ministry of...

  • Defence Commercial Business Forum
    Defence

    Defence Commercial Business Forum

    The Defence Commercial Business Forum (DCBF) provides a conduit for the Commercial professional community within the techUK membership to engage with their Commercial...

  • Defence Research and Technology Forum
    Defence

    Defence Research and Technology Forum

    The Defence Research & Technology Forum (DRTF) provides a conduit for the techUK membership to engage with HMG stakeholders, principally with the Ministry of Defence's...

  • Digital Citizens Working Group
    Health & social care

    Digital Citizens Working Group

    The Digital Citizens group aims to increase knowledge of and access to tech to improve citizens' own health through self-care and prevention.

  • Digital Devices Environment Group
    Environment & compliance

    Digital Devices Environment Group

    The Digital Devices Environment Group is the forum for techUK members responsible for the environmental management of digital devices being sold on the UK-market.

  • Digital Devolution Working Group
    Local Public Services

    Digital Devolution Working Group

    With the next wave of metro mayor elections happening this May, techUK is putting together a digital devolution working group alongside an external stakeholder advisory...

  • 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 Identity Working Group
    Financial services & payments

    Digital Identity Working Group

    This working group will examine the many issues around digital ID and work towards resolving them.

  • 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 Twins Working Group
    SmarterUK

    Digital Twins Working Group

    The DTWG has been established by techUK to streamline industry-led discussions on the regulatory, investment and policy frameworks underpinning the development of 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...

  • Emerging and Transformative Tech Group
    Cloud, Data Analytics and AI

    Emerging and Transformative Tech Group

    This group meets twice a year to explore the impact of transformative technologies, new emerging technologies and conduct regular technology sector horizon scanning.

  • Emerging Technologies Working Group
    Health & social care

    Emerging Technologies Working Group

    The Emerging Technologies group will help the Health and Social Care system prepare for growing technological industries in the UK

  • Enabling the Workforce Interest Group
    Health & social care

    Enabling the Workforce Interest Group

    Delivering 21st Century Healthcare requires a digitally-skilled health and care workforce. The workforce groups will support the NHS and social care bodies to develop a...

  • Environment Strategy and Policy Group
    Environment & compliance

    Environment Strategy and Policy Group

    A virtual group that allows members to be kept informed of the latest developments relating to environmental policy and tech.

  • 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 and Trade Group
    Brexit

    European Union Exit and Trade Group

    European Union Exit and Trade Group is a forum for determining and delivering techUK’s strategy on trade issues.

  • 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.

  • Fibre Driving and Infrastructure Sharing Working Group
    Communications infrastructure

    Fibre Driving and Infrastructure Sharing Working Group

    Collaboratively working with local authorities to demystify 5G and fibre networks and encourage infrastructure deployment throughout the UK. To subscribe to the group...

  • Financial Inclusion Working Group
    Financial services & payments

    Financial Inclusion Working Group

    This group investigates the ways technology can be fostered to increase inclusion in financial services.

  • 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...

  • Generator Issues
    Data centres

    Generator Issues

    This group deals with all the generator related issues that data centre operators have to deal with

  • Government Group
    Central government

    Government Group

    techUK's Government Group is a thriving network of 500 tech companies of all sizes, from challenger new entrants, start-ups to FTSE 100 companies working with Government...

  • 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 Forum
    Defence

    Information Superiority Forum

    The Information Superiority Forum (ISF) provides a conduit for techUK members operating in the broad Defence and Security market to engage with their counterparts across...

  • 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 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

    The Connected Home Work Group drives techUK's work in connected home technologies

  • 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

  • Interoperability for Policing Working Group
    Justice and emergency services

    Interoperability for Policing Working Group

    Industry working group to promote software interoperability and data sharing across police systems

  • Interoperability Working Group
    Health & social care

    Interoperability Working Group

    The interop group exists to unleash the possibilities of joined up health and care data.

  • 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
    Legal affairs

    Legal Affairs

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

  • Licence-exempt Shared Spectrum Working Group
    Communications infrastructure

    Licence-exempt Shared Spectrum Working Group

    Following new Ofcom proposals on spectrum sharing, this working group aims to ensure the value of unlicensed spectrum is recognised by building a solid evidence-base of...

  • Local Government Group
    Local Public Services

    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 Public Services

    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
    Marketing and Sales

    Marketing and Sales

    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.

  • Migration Group
    Skills, talent and diversity

    Migration Group

    The Migration Group supports techUK in creating the tech sector’s desired outcomes from both the current and future migration system.

  • 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.

  • Skills and Diversity Council
    Skills, talent and diversity

    Skills and Diversity Council

    The Skills and Diversity Council provides strategic direction to the techUK Skills Talent & Diversity programme.

  • Smart Energy and Utilities Steering Board
    SmarterUK

    Smart Energy and Utilities Steering Board

    SmarterUK’s Smart Energy and Utilities Steering Board provides the strategic direction for all techUK and SmarterUK activities relating to energy and utilities and...

  • Smart Transport Steering Board
    SmarterUK

    Smart Transport Steering Board

    The SmarterUK Smart Transport Steering Board sets the strategic direction for the main Smart Transport workstream at techUK, seeking to achieve the annual objectives for...

  • SmarterUK Advisory Council
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Advisory Council

    The SmarterUK Advisory Council sets the objectives for the SmarterUK work programme, including key areas of focus for our transport, energy and utilities, and smart...

  • 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 & Communities Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Smart Cities & Communities Group

    SmarterUK's Group working to create the conditions for driving smarter and more sustainable city ecosystems.

  • 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 Transport Group
    SmarterUK

    SmarterUK Transport Group

    SmarterUK's Group dedicated to driving technology and innovation within the transport sector.

  • Social Care Working Group
    Local Public Services

    Social Care Working Group

    The Social Care Working Group will bring together members of the Local Government and Health & Social Care Programme to interrogate the challenges the social care market...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Telecoms Resilience and Security Working Group
    Communications infrastructure

    Telecoms Resilience and Security Working Group

    Bringing together network operators, equipment vendors, and cyber security companies to provide cross-industry expertise for the security and resilience of our 5G...

  • Trade and Customs Compliance Group
    Environment & compliance

    Trade and 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 is the industry sounding board to Government and Ofcom on future spectrum management and regulatory policy with a view to maximising the...

  • UK-China Tech Forum
    International trade

    UK-China Tech Forum

    Jointly hosted by techUK and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), this Forum is a platform to allow businesses to engage with key stakeholders in government and...

  • UK-India Tech Forum
    International trade

    UK-India Tech Forum

    The UK-India Tech Forum is a platform to allow businesses to engage with key stakeholders in government and business in areas of the UK-India trade, policy and market...

  • UK-Japan Tech Forum
    International trade

    UK-Japan Tech Forum

    The UK Japan Tech Forum is a platform to allow Japanese tech companies operating in the UK to engage with key stakeholders in government and business.

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