Sky Group inaugurates the Innovation Center that will mark the group’s technological evolution
The Sky Group has recently opened its new Innovation Centre located on its Osterley campus. The inauguration has been performed by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP. The company’s CEO, Dana Strong, was also present at the ceremony.
This is the latest addition to Sky’s headquarters in West London. The new campus is home to over 8,000 staff, including its dedicated studios for Sky News and Sky Sports.
The center houses 600 tech engineers, and software and app developers creating the next generation of Sky’s technology and platforms, and is also Sky’s first fully net zero carbon building with over 473 sqm of solar photovoltaic panels.
Dana Strong, Group CEO, Sky, said: “I’m delighted to welcome the Secretary of State to open Sky’s new Innovation Centre on our London campus. Sky is part of the UK’s thriving cultural economy. We employ tens of thousands of people here and our new Innovation Centre shows that our commitment to UK technology and talent has never been stronger.”
Michelle Donelan MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, said: “It is my mission to give people the skills they need for the high-quality, well-paid jobs of the future – so it is great to see companies like Sky investing to train up our next generation of software and app developers and tech engineers. Innovation is what Britain does best, and it is at the heart of the government’s priorities for growth.”