Thursday 19 March 2020


logologoAs you may know, 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.

In light of the COVID-19 situation, we are extending the application deadline by two weeks until Friday 3rd April 2020 and, subject to confirmation, we now intend to run the pitch sessions over Webex week beginning 27th April 2020. This will also allow much greater flexibility in scheduling pitch sessions to suit applicant companies and their executive team.

This is a still great opportunity to leverage your business in these uncertain times through a partnership with CGI, one of the world’s largest IT and business consulting services firms.

Pitch event update

We expect to run ‘virtual’ pitch sessions over Webex week beginning 27th April 2020 to identify businesses that are the best fit for a strategic partnership with CGI at a date and time to be agreed with successful applicants.

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. 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. We will advise all applicants on the status of their applications by Friday 17th April.

You can find full details on our website HERE.

For further information please email

Posted by HotViews Editor at '11:00'