Tweeting plants: Google Campus opens in London
29 March 2012 Last updated at 13:20 BST
The UK will become the "technology centre of Europe", Chancellor George Osborne has vowed.
He was speaking at the opening of Google Campus, a new centre offering desk space and mentoring for technology companies.
Stephanie McGovern took a tour of the premises, and spoke to Google's Matt Brittin about what the company hopes to achieve from its involvement.