UCL Centre for Digital Innovation



The UCL CDI is built on a collaborative spirit at its core – from addressing complex societal challenges alongside industry allies to fostering links between UCL's entrepreneurial community through the innovation ecosystem. Find out how you can get involved!

Strategic partnerships

At the CDI, we’re seeking strategic partners who are driven by our digital innovation mission to support the delivery of our core programmes.

Innovation Ecosystem

The Innovation Ecosystem unites UCL's internal and external entrepreneurial community to cultivate an environment for impactful innovation across UCL and beyond.

Become a mentor

Engage as an expert mentor in the CDI mentorship programme – collaborate with startups and entrepreneurs, share valuable insights and offer essential guidance for their growth.

Event collaborations

Partner with us to co-create and co-host events in alignment with our core focus areas:  best practices of responsible digital innovation, technical trainings and community building.

Not sure if these opportunities align with you or your organization's objectives? Reach out to discuss a bespoke collaboration by sending an email to cdi-info@ucl.ac.uk.

CDI collaborations 

AWS Activate

AWS Activate is AWS’s world-leading programme supporting innovators and entrepreneurs. The UCL CDI is proud to be an AWS Activate Provider and startups associated with the Centre are able to apply for AWS Activate credits using our Activate Provider’s organization ID.

UCL CDI alumni can benefit from a $5000 AWS credits and Business Support credits. These credits can grow up to $100,000 USD (according to milestones) for AWS services from infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databases–to emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things.

For more information contact cdi-info@ucl.ac.uk