April Slattery: Ensuring the UK remains at the forefront of the technology world, Microsoft opens new Reactor centre to develop homegrown tech talent.
In an effort to ensure the UK remains the home of technology talent, Microsoft has announced the opening of a new Reactor space Centre.
The $20m centre will be located in Shoreditch, London, designed to bring the technology community together to develop innovations and put the UK at the forefront of the industry.
Projects such as looking at key issues across the technology industry, such as AI ethics and diversity will be carried out at the centre. Examples include AI in health events, augmented reality and machine learning events.
The centre also aims to close the widening digital skills gap, ensuring all new businesses in the tech industry have the adequate skills to become…