The Scottish Tech Army is mobilising Scotland’s tech talent to build solutions to the challenges posed by coronavirus.

The Scottish Tech Army is a new volunteer initiative that aims to get tech workers (in particular furloughed staff) to solve public sector tech problems, specifically related to COVID-19.

The brainchild of Alistair Forbes and Peter Jaco, two well known Scottish tech entrepreneurs, the initiative has the full support of the Scottish Government and is working very closely with

Their mission is to mobilise the Scottish tech community, applying the talents, creativity, and commitment of its members to the rapid delivery of solutions to the immediate and ongoing problems we face.

Find out more at and follow them on Twitter: @ScotTechArmy