TIPPCGIKey dates

Entries open: 2nd March 2020

Entries close: 3rd April 2020

  Pitch sessions: Week commencing 27th April 2020

Please not that applications for this programme have now closed.  Find out who made the shortlist here.

TechMarketView is helping CGI, one of the world’s largest IT and business consulting services firms, find innovative tech companies based in the North of England as potential partners. Apply now for an incredible opportunity to work with CGI to take your propositions into clients in your regional market and potentially across the UK.

Pitch event

We intend to run the pitch sessions over Webex the week beginning 27th April 2020 to identify businesses that are the best fit for a strategic partnership with CGI. This will allow much greater flexibility in scheduling pitch sessions to suit applicant companies and their executive team. 

To apply, you must be a UK tech-focused company whose head office is based in the North of England or have a significant presence there. You should have innovative software solutions and/or skills that play to one or more emerging technology themes, in particular:

  • Advanced Analytics
  • Agile/DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Customer and employee experience
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Smart Cities (including immersive, 5G, drones, digital twin)

These solutions should address particular use cases in at least one of the Manufacturing or Transport & Logistics or Local Government sectors.

Why partner with CGI?

Market access

CGI has extensive and strong business relationships with clients across the public and private sectors in the North of England and broader UK.

Regional development

The North of England is a key market for CGI and working together your organisation can benefit from CGI’s growth, and expand its footprint in your local market.

Business growth

CGI will help build your pipeline, using its scale to help open large clients and opportunities up to your business.

Solution development

Working together to meet client demand, CGI can help further develop and refine your solution, whilst respecting your IP rights.

Extend your Ecosystem

You’ll have access to CGI’s wider network of Ecosystem partners aligned to emerging technologies to help extend your market reach.


To apply for the pitch event, please complete the webform here by Friday 3rd April 2020.

For further information please email

Further information

If you would like further details about this programme please click below to download a copy of our flyer.

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