Tech and Artificial Intelligence in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is a highly successful place to do business and has been at the forefront of growth in Tech and Artificial Intelligence in recent years.

Our city is home to the world’s largest fleet of autonomous delivery robots, and in 2019, we hosted the first European Robotics League Smart City Robotic Challenge in Centre:MK.

Our technology and AI related meet ups including MKAI, Made in MK and MK Geek Night show the strength of the innovation community in our city.

The Oxford-Cambridge Arc economic prospectus also recently identified Milton Keynes as having “clear scope to be a global destination for future waves of innovation-led growth in the application of AI.”

The MK AI Report identifies Milton Keynes as a UK leader in AI and outlines the city’s investment in educating the next generation of talent through MK College’s Institute of Technology and the plans for MK:U.

The Council is taking immediate steps to strengthen the AI sector as part of its £3.1 million COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan, funding a six-month AI Development Programme, connecting business leaders, academics, and individuals in Milton Keynes to develop AI skills and strengthen networks.

Whitecap Consulting have recently published their 2022 Milton Keynes Tech Ecosystem report. The report offers an exciting analysis into the tech ecosystem within Milton Keynes, evaluating the current position, the scale of growth, and emerging opportunities across the city.

Protospace is a not-for-profit initiative to support, connect, and grow the tech ecosystem in Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes City Council works in partnership with Protospace to support the tech community,. You can view all current tech events and join the online community at Tech in Milton Keynes – protospace