July 3, 2022


A Model new event aimed at the Scottish engineering market is coming to Glasgow later this yr. 

Set to emanate from the SEC on the 28th September, it will be to start with Scottish incarnation of the Electronic DNA conferences. 

Begun in Belfast in 2013, the party is hoped to act as a hub of collaboration and innovation throughout tech, electronic and innovative sectors. 

The hectic schedule will be published in the coming months, but promises to boast keynote displays, panel discussions, networking and marketplace exhibitions. 

The tech celebration is coming to the SEC afterwards this calendar year.

With the line-up however beneath wraps way too, Electronic DNA have promised to produce “some of the sector’s most exciting expertise and main employers”.

Digital DNA CEO Simon Bailie reported: “Glasgow has a extensive background of innovation and creativity and is ripe to become a flourishing nerve centre for digital technological innovation and get started-ups.

“We know the tech sector has a central part to engage in in contributing to Scotland’s financial recovery right after the pandemic and we have observed initially-hand the impression producing environments in which individuals can hook up with a community can have on the potential of the sector.”

Just after prosperous activities each north and south of the border in Ireland, the group now have their sights set on expanding and have spoken of their “global ambitions”. 

Glasgow Town Council have set their body weight at the rear of the event, whilst the Scottish Government are also backing the tech meet up with-up.

Economic climate Secretary Kate Forbes explained: “This Electronic DNA convention in Glasgow will incorporate to the developing perception of momentum creating all around our endeavours to make Scotland a person of Europe’s main start off-up nations, as section of our national approach to transform the economic climate, scale up firms and increase efficiency.

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“The Scottish Governing administration is supporting this occasion via our Tech Ecosystem Fund. In the past calendar year, the Fund has presented revenue to much more than 30 distinct jobs, aiding produce the very best doable surroundings for Scotland’s commence-up founders to realize success.

Electronic DNA hope to fly the flag for tech in Scotland.

Councillor Susan Aitken additional: “Glasgow has a rising status as an global centre of innovation and creative imagination and is now residence to a single of the UK’s biggest digital tech economies. And of system, we’re recognised the world about for our potential to effectively host the significant function.”

In investigate published by trade entire body ScotlandIS a few months back, Scotland’s tech industry was located to be recovering properly from the Covid-19 pandemic. 

72% of providers polled seasoned an increase in gross sales in 2021, pursuing a drop of 44% in 2020. 

Andrew Dobbie, Founder and CEO of Glasgow inventive company MadeBrave stated: “The metropolis is in a exclusive placement to place itself at the beating coronary heart of this ahead-looking market and capitalise on the talent and likely that is ready to be galvanised.”

Digital DNA Glasgow 2022 will be held at the SEC on Wednesday the 28th September, with absolutely free tickets available below.