Sponsors and Supporters

Supporters

BT

Operating in more than 180 countries, BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher value broadband and internet products and services.

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is a German investment bank and financial services company, present in 58 countries over the world.

Edelman

Edelman is a public relations firm founded and named after Daniel Edelman (July 3, 1920 – January 15, 2013)  and currently run by his son Richard Edelman.

EPSRC

EPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £800 million a year in a broad range of subjects – from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise is the Scottish Government’s economic and community development agency for a diverse region which covers more than half of Scotland.

IBM United Kingdom

IBM is the world’s largest IT and consulting services company and is a global business and technology leader, innovating in research and development to shape the future of society at large.

Infosys

Infosys Labs is organized as a global network of research labs and innovation hubs. Infosys’ Global Academic Relations team forges Academic Entente (AcE) with academic and partner institutions. It explores co-creation opportunities between Infosys and academia through case studies, student trips and speaking engagements. They also collaborate on technology, emerging economies, globalization, and research. 


NESTA

NESTA is the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts – a unique body with a mission to make the UK more innovative. They invest in early-stage companies, inform and shape policy, and deliver practical programmes that inspire others to solve the big challenges of the future.

Salesforce

Salesforce Inc. is a global cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Though best known for its customer relationship management (CRM) product, Salesforce has also expanded into commercial applications of social networking through acquisition.

SWITCH Networks

Switch is leading the way in ad tech innovation and has been recognised as the second fast growing technology company and the fastest growing advertising technology company in the UK for the last two years.

The Media Standards Trust

The Media Standards Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to find ways to foster the highest standards of excellence in news journalism on behalf of the public and ensure public trust in news is nurtured.

Wipro

Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), is amongst the largest global IT services, BPO and Product Engineering companies.

World Wide Web Foundation

World Wide Web Foundation is an organisation, founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, dedicated to the improvement and availability of the World Wide Web. The mission of the World Wide Web Foundation is to advance the Web, connect humanity and empower people.