A new organisation is hoping to create a unified tech cluster for the East with the aim of generating 5,000 additional digital jobs by 2020.
TechEast launched earlier today at the BT Tower in, er, London. Though this may not seem the obvious place to unveil an organisation that hopes to bring together Cambridge tech firms with their counterparts in Norwich and Ipswich, TechEast believes it can have a big impact in the region, and says 5,000 new jobs would take the size of the combined cluster up to 39,000, making it one of the five largest in the country.
The London event was attended by more than 100 business and political leaders from all three cities
TechEast used the launch to reveal its six-point manifesto which it hopes will help attract investment to the region.