UK sector expertise

Find out more about just some of the sectors where the UK offers world-leading expertise

UK Capability in Renewable Energy

The UK is renowned as a global leader in renewable energy. UK firms are working with governments and businesses across the Middle East to address the challenges brought about by climate change to find solutions in the charge to net zero.

Find out how UK renewable energy innovation can help you meet your business goals.

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Financial Services

The UK has one of the most open, innovative and dynamic financial services sectors in the world. It also has the privilege of being the leading Western centre for Islamic Finance, ranking first among non-Muslim majority nations. The sector strives to be at the forefront of technology and innovation and is already home to eleven Unicorns in financial services technology, including Revolut and Monzo.

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Creative Industries

From film to museums, the UK is a global leader in creative industries. These combine expert storytelling with the early adoption of innovate ways to reach new audiences in a fast-changing digital environment. There are a growing number of companies engaged in exciting areas such as the metaverse, AI, virtual environments and immersive technology.

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Health and Life Sciences

The UK is recognised as a leader in global health, life sciences regulation and health technology assessment. A strong scientific heritage and a vibrant, growing life sciences industry reflects our reputation for delivering outstanding innovation. Whether early diagnosis, better treatment or tackling cancer and obesity, our MedTech industry plays a critical role in addressing the most critical healthcare challenges worldwide.

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Technology

Valued at USD $1 trillion, the UK’s technology sector is thriving, with the country being the first in Europe to produce 100 tech unicorns. The combined value of UK tech companies founded since 2000 is now £540 billion. With over 3,100 AI companies employing over 50,000 people, the sector contributes £3.7 billion per annum to the economy.

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