Informed Solutions has been appointed as the Investment Support Development Partner for the Department of International Trade.

The agreement will see Informed Solutions teams support the digital delivery of new trade and investment projects and the ongoing digital transformation of existing support and trade and investment services. Alongside this, Informed Solutions will work with DIT and its Digital, Data, and Technology (DDaT) Team to identify skills and technology gaps, transitioning knowledge to in-house teams, and helping build capacity within the Department to support emerging skills for future growth and development.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is a global organisation with representatives in over 100 countries across the world, operating across around 50 industrial sectors throughout the UK. Its central aims are to promote and encourage international trade and provide support and services to international businesses looking to trade with or invest in the UK.

Informed Solutions will work with DDaT team to build new end-to-end digital services for both DIT staff-facing activity and public-facing trade and investment support initiatives:

Staff-facing services are used by over 4,000 DIT agents around the world who are working to support UK traders and overseas investors alongside informing UK trade policy.

Public facing services include advice, support, and advanced end-to-end assistance for organisations looking to trade internationally, or invest in the UK, whilst ensuring that trading and investment promotion priorities and outcomes are continually delivered.

Informed Solutions UK CEO, Seth Finegan comments: “Helping attract investment into the UK and championing free trade are critical factors inextricably linked to boosting innovation and driving economic growth following both our transition from the EU Transition and our recovery post COVID. We are extremely proud to be appointed to support The Department for International Trade and its DDaT teams in designing and delivering innovative digital services that will help secure high-impact, high value investments over the next few years”.