Welcome to the Technology & Smart Cities Faculty. Part of the Science & Technology Directorate.

Specialised Advice & Support SMEs

The UK tech industry is a key growth sector, growing at a faster rate than the UK economy and maintaining its lead as one of the worlds premier locations for tech of all kinds.




The UK: a tech superpower

What other ways can DIT help? 

The Technology & Smart Cities faculty is brought to you in collaboration with the Export Academy to support export skills development. We promote UK companies to play a leading role in finding solutions to the world's biggest challenges and position the UK to be a world leader in emerging innovations and trends.

If you are a UK business in the Technology & Smart Cities space who is already exporting or looking to start exporting our Export Faculty is your first port of call.

Part of the broader Export Academy initiative from the Department for International Trade, we provide:

  • Targeted, sector specific learning & development
  • Support to attend events and other sector activity
  • Signposting & introductions to overseas contacts
  • Information on lucrative export oppertunities
  • Interaction & collaboration with other UK SMEs
  • Channels to feed into the UK Government export policy.


About Us 

The Technology & Smart Cities team supports high growth and high potential UK companies to export overseas. We work closely with our overseas colleagues to identify best opportunities for these companies. We also promote the UK as a Science and Technology power and as a place of growth to overseas investors.

To achieve these objectives, the team is supported by tech specialist civil servants and is divided by regional markets:

  • the Americas
  • EMEA
  • Indo-Pacific



Talk to us about how we can help. 

Contact your local trade office and seek advice directly from one of our expert trade advisors 

or email us on techexports@trade.gov.uk 


To sign up for the Technology & Smart Cities Faculty and help to grow your buisness by learning how to sell to new customers all around the world, click below on Register Now.