Yes, that’s true. This has been revealed by the UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
Tech experts to get UK Fast-track visas—In a bid to attract top international talent to the UK, the nation is going to offer fast-track UK visas to technology experts.
This has been announced by the UK PM Cameron. So, there will be a new UK visa scheme for encouraging top tech entrepreneurs to come, set up new businesses and live in the UK. For this, the UK PM will provide a funding package of £15.5m.
UK will have relaxed visa rules for attracting top international tech talent to come and live in the UK.
International tech experts will receive fast-track UK visas with the only condition being that they happen to be the world’s leading talent, announced the UK PM.
For this, the UK PM has already announced a funding package of £15.5 million from its Tech Strategy Board for helping innovative businesses.
Giving details about the step, Cameron maintained, while speaking at the Tech City, that the nation is affirmed to build a rebalanced UK economy and get behind the budding entrepreneurs dreaming a new tomorrow in large number of tech clusters and start-up incubators throughout the Britain.
UK fast-track visas to boost the UK digital sector--This will give a big boost to the UK digital sector. The UK will aim to become a best place for starting and growing a business, said the UK PM in his pledge.
This step is almost similar to the successful story of the US Silicon Valley. It may be worth mentioned in this regard that currently, the UK has reserved the fast-track visa route for international leaders in arts and science(those having approval by the expert organizations including the Royal Society or Arts Council).
Tech City UK has been established to help Britain succeed by supporting the creation of a tech cluster in east London, Cameron said.
And the nation stays committed to enable such businesses become cornerstones of the UK economy, he added.
Tech City is, indeed, a best example of how a city can get transformed into an engine for innovation and development as well as a blueprint for fostering development recognized the world over, he further informed, while talking about the UK fast-track visa route for top international tech talent.