Technology across the South West


Tackling the world’s challenges through innovation


World-leading expertise


A voice for technology


Celebrating the best tech in the west


Stunning landscape for creativity through technology

News from across Tech South West

World leading tech expertise

Digital tech turnover (£bn)


Digital tech companies


Employment in digital sector


2019 total digital tech VC investment (£m)

Advanced Engineering

In Devon

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In Devon

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Game Development

In Falmouth

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Software Development

In Cornwall

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In Cornwall

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Climate Science & HealthTech

In Exeter

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In Torbay

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In Somerset

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In Plymouth

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Aerospace, Artificial intelligence & Education

In Bristol

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Game Development, Software & Virtual Reality

In Bristol

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Content Creation & Publishing

In Bath

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In Gloucestershire & Wiltshire

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Life Sciences & HealthTech

In Wiltshire

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In Dorset

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Digital Marketing

In Dorset

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Digital tech productivity
per worker (£ per year)


AI investment (£m 2015-2019)


Startups in 2018


Total emerging tech investment (£m 2015-19)

The tech industry is expanding 2.6 times faster than the rest of the UK economy.

Our work

Run by the region’s tech clusters and companies, Tech South West helps connect, celebrate and showcase the sector and grow the talent pool across the region.

We are the only member organisation dedicated to supporting and working with the whole of the technology sector across the South West of England.

Our members

Members operate in Bath, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Exeter, Gloucestershire, Plymouth, Somerset, Taunton and Wiltshire.

We offer a platform for all members, the region’s technology sector, education, government, support organisations, business support and others keen to engage and work with the sector and support its growth.

From robotics, photonics and artificial intelligence to climate science, agri-tech and marine tech, we’re tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges through technology.


Our Best of the West programme gives tech companies free business support, growth opportunities and fantastic brand awareness. Interested?

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The Shaping the Future report sets out the technical and soft skills that our members need to help their organisations reach their full potential.

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Tech South West works to:

Join the dots

Provide a platform for members to connect and create opportunities including business, collaboration and investment.


Showcase and celebrate the success of members and the South West tech sector. 

Create the talent pool

Help grow the South West’s tech talent pool, encouraging learning and careers.