Digital Catapult works with a range of organisations - including startups and scaleups, established businesses, investors, government and public sector, research and academia - to discover new ways of solving industry challenges, increase productivity and open up new markets.
Digital Catapult does this across a range of technologies that are converging to form an emerging advanced digital technology stack:
- Artificial intelligence and machine learning
- Future networks: 5G, the internet of things (IoT) and other next generation network technologies
- Immersive technologies (virtual, augmented and mixed reality, and haptics)
- Distributed systems (distributed ledger technologies, including blockchain)
This stack is constantly evolving, with new technologies such as quantum computing on the horizon and cyber security included.
Digital Catapult designs and delivers specialised innovation programmes that drive UK leadership and economic growth. These take into consideration the important ethical and security implications of using these technologies at scale.