ABOUT DIGITAL DUNDEE, TAY DIGITAL AND TAY5G
Digital Dundee is also home to Tay Digital and Tay5G. It is a portal for the creative, digital, and tech sectors of Dundee and the wider Tay Cities region. We are a service based at Dundee City Council collaborating with the local, national and international tech ecosystem to help develop a dynamic, innovative and competitive city region. That means developing talent and skills and raising Dundee’s profile as a perfect place where people and businesses can make the most of opportunities and face new challenges; challenges like recovery from the economic effects of Covid and Brexit; opportunities like exploring new ways to engage with Europe after Brexit and from new and emerging international markets
We are here to:
- Promote the Dundee and Tay Cities region technology brand internationally
- Help create the best environment for digital companies
- Attract investment and support business growth
- Connect local and international talent with companies
- Contribute to accelerating the technology ecosystem
- Provide free help and support
You might be looking for ideas and inspiration, the exactly right tech partner, service, skills and talent or even a new place to call home. We want to be on your go-to list for a chat and promise not to bend your brain with marketing speak about our fabulous city. We try to keep it real and impartial and most importantly customised to what you want.
COLLABORATION AND NETWORKING
We are well networked in to knowledge, ideas, and resources. So this portal offers information and signposting to the creative, digital and tech ecosystem and what is on offer including support, space and resources.
At the very top of our approach is working with industry, academia, key stakeholders and other partners – as a brief idea, the universities of Abertay, Dundee and St. Andrews, Dundee & Angus, Fife College and Perth College UHI and stakeholders like Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Development International, the Scottish Government Digital Office and Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce.
A quick landmark – Grand Theft Auto came from Dundee. Dundee’s tech scene goes well beyond games but it set the scene for a city with a global reputation and not just for games design. Dundee saw the first university degree for games design in the world. The sector remains a core component of the wider creative and tech communities.
The big picture
Companies in Dundee, and the Tay Cities region research, develop and deliver products and services across diverse areas. This includes software, business solutions, ICT, robotics, games, media and screen production, analytics, AI and IoT for industries/verticals like:
- Automotive and Transportation
- Defence, Security and Space
- Financial Services, FinTech and InsurTech
- Medtech, Life Sciences and Healthcare
- Energy, Renewables and Windtech