DisruptionHub announces Disruption North in partnership with Bruntwood SciTech


Disruption North will profile and celebrate innovation in Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle. Through a range of channels, Disruption North will profile and provide opportunities for the most exciting digital and technology focused business and stakeholders across these regions.

DisruptionHub the business intelligence platform and disruptive innovation magazine, has today announced a collaboration with Bruntwood SciTech to celebrate and help support the development of jobs, talent and ecosystems that Northern Cities need to grow and thrive on a global stage.

With over 17,000 subscribers DisruptionHub.com is an essential source of information and insight for some of Europe’s leading organisations. The annual Disruption Summit Europe attracts over 700 business leaders and the Disruption50 recognises the UK’s most disruptive businesses.

Rob Prevett, Cofounder and CEO of DisruptonHub says “After 5 years of running DisruptionHub I’ve met hundreds of exciting individuals and companies working in digital innovation. But I’m always frustrated at how little exposure companies outside of London receive when there’s such an abundance of talent, particularly in the North. The reality is there’s so much going on here and it’s a really great environment for growing digital businesses.”

Phil Kemp, CEO of Bruntwood SciTech, said: “Collaboration is at the heart of Bruntwood SciTech and partnering th DisruptionHub creates a real opportunity to celebrate and showcase some of the brilliant, market-disrupting innovators and technologies from across the North.

“There are great ideas forming, scaling and growing in many of the North’s key cities helping to contribute to the growth and strength of the UK tech economy.

“We’re always looking for ways to support our customers to tell their stories by identifying new platforms and opportunities for collaboration, network building, and cross sector communication, which Disruption North will certainly do”.

Disruption North will interview and share opinion from startups and established businesses based in the North. These companies can apply to achieve the status of “Northern Star” and be profiled across the Disruption North network and platform.

Rob Prevett, CEO and Co-Founder of DisruptionHub says “The aim is to highlight not just the plethora of talent in the North, but to demonstrate the value for businesses that find a home in these cities. We’re excited to be working in partnership with Bruntwood SciTech to deliver this vision. DisruptionHub is based in their Tech Hub in Leeds so we’ve experienced first-hand the value they bring in fostering an environment for the region’s most exciting digital and tech businesses to flourish.”

As part of this commitment to support businesses in the North, DisruptionHub is bringing an additional Disruption Summit to Leeds on 24th March 2020 focused on disruption and innovation in the Public Sector.

The success of the digital economy across the region is built on the support and investment from a wide range of organisations, with this in mind Disruption North is also opening a call for partnerships with organisations supporting the digital economy including: Investors, Local Government, Universities and the Tech Community as a whole. To find out more about the programme and how you can get involved contact media@disruptionhub.com

For articles and information about Disruption North click here

To apply for “Northern Star” recognition for digital and technology companies in the North and be profiled by Disruption North click here

To find out about partnering with Disruption North contact andrew.simpson@disruptionhub.com

About DisruptionHub
DisruptionHub is an independent community connecting leaders in digital, technology and transformation.

Since 2015 DisruptionHub has Delivered the best and latest thinking around The Future Of Work, Customer Experience and Digital Infrastructure through expert articles, leadership dinners, industry summits and awards programme.

Working with Europe’s leading organisations to help deepen their understanding around digital disruption and what it takes to build successful, digitally resilient organisations that deliver positive impact. https://disruptionhub.com/

About Bruntwood SciTech

Bruntwood SciTech is the UK’s leading creator of thriving innovation districts, providing the environments for businesses in the science and technology sector to start and scale.

A 50:50 joint venture between leading property company Bruntwood and Legal & General, Bruntwood SciTech features high quality office and laboratory space, a range of scientific services and bespoke programmes of business support, along with access to networks that offer companies unrivalled access to finance, talent, markets, mentorship and an extensive clinical, academic and public partner network.

Bruntwood SciTech has unique experience in creating and developing strategic partnerships with UK regional cities, universities, NHS Trusts and other key stakeholders to drive economic growth through investment in science and technology infrastructure.

Locations include the internationally-renowned Alderley Park in Cheshire, Platform in Leeds, Innovation Birmingham, and a cluster at the heart of Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor innovation district – Manchester Technology Centre, Manchester Science Park, Citylabs 1.0, 2.0 & 3.0 and Circle Square – a joint venture with Select Property Group. Bruntwood SciTech also manages incubators for digital technology entrepreneurs and start-ups across the North and Midlands. Located at Platform in Leeds, Manchester Technology Centre and Innovation Birmingham, the incubators are home to some of the country’s most exciting start-ups. A specialist life science accelerator is offered at Alderley Park as well as a post-accelerator in partnership with Cisco at Manchester Science Park.

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Disruption Summit Europe

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