The Association Talented Italians in the UK was founded by the winners of "Talented Young Italians" award, an initiative nowadays promoted by TIUK itself and the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK with the patronage of the Italian Embassy in London.
The TYI Award aims at bringing to public attention Italian individuals who have succeeded in their endeavour in the UK and keeping at the same time a link with Italy and encouraging exchanges between the two countries.
The winners of the prize have excelled in their careers working in the UK not only as leaders but also as an example to other young people in the areas of Finance and Services, Industry and Commerce, Research and Innovation and Media and Communication.
The Association is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organisation, without political aims.
The Association aims at achieving the following aims:
a) to promote and conduct research studies and a public and informed debate on integration of immigrants both in Italy and the UK and their added value to the economy;
b) to provide a safe meeting space to encourage and facilitate the exchange of experiences and learning from others between UK and Italian individuals and organisations operating in the Finance and Services, Industry and Commerce, Research and Innovation and Media and Communication sectors;
c) to provide mentoring programs for Italian university students and early career stage professionals willing and able to explore an international career;
d) to foster personal and professional relations among its Members strengthening the network of Italian communities in the UK;
e) to support Italian communities in the UK by promoting cultural, academic, social and professional events and activities;
f) to arrange and participate in meetings seminars and events, lectures, seminars conferences and other activities in Italy, the United Kingdom or elsewhere relating to the objects of the Company; and
g) to co-operate with the Italian associations in the UK for the advancement of the objects of the Association.
Talented Italians in the UK Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 (Company Number 13190612) as a private company limited by guarantee, with its registered office is in 22-24 Ely Place, Holborn, London EC1N 6TE.