Technology

£1.1m funding for Bristol biotech firm aiming to ‘supercharge’ cells to battle cancer

November 29, 2019
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£1.1m funding for Bristol biotech firm aiming to ‘supercharge’ cells to battle cancer

University of Bristol biotech spin-out CytoSeek has raised £1.1m to help develop new cell therapies to treat cancer. The firm, based at Bristol’s Unit DX science incubator, has created cell membrane augmentation technology that could lead to new ways of tackling cancer.  The process involves modifying a patient’s own...

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Tech entrepreneur’s lost key incident unlocks idea for app that links finders and losers

November 29, 2019
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Tech entrepreneur’s lost key incident unlocks idea for app that links finders and losers

A Bristol tech start-up has launched the country’s first community-focussed lost property app as a way of reuniting some of the 50m items that go missing in the UK every year with their owners. Found, which can be used by the public and businesses, is the brainchild of Lance...

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Royal Navy brings data science expertise from Bristol tech firm on board to help it get shipshape

November 29, 2019
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Royal Navy brings data science expertise from Bristol tech firm on board to help it get shipshape

Bristol-based specialist tech consultancy Techmodal is using its expertise in data science to help the Royal Navy undergo a major transformation. The firm is part of a group of businesses ranging from accountants PwC and Deloitte and software firm Kainos working supporting Navy Command’s senior leadership in its programme...

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Major care home contract for Bristol healthtech firm’s innovative medication system

November 29, 2019
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Major care home contract for Bristol healthtech firm’s innovative medication system

Bristol tech pioneer Invatech Health has secured a contract to supply 90 UK care homes with a system that helps improve medication safety, accountability and efficiency. The deal with Sanctuary Care, one of the UK’s largest care home firms, will roll out Invatech’s Atlas electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR)...

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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

November 27, 2019
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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

A groundbreaking £6.5m project aiming to expand the use of creative technologies across the South West is seeking 24 people to explore the frontiers of data. The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is recruiting ‘data fellows’ to ask questions about the current state of data in the region...

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TLT to provide legal advice to firms taking part in groundbreaking creative tech project

November 22, 2019
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TLT to provide legal advice to firms taking part in groundbreaking creative tech project

Members of the South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN), the £6.5m project to expand the use of creative technologies across the region, are to get free legal advice from Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT. Under the new professional services support programme, SWCTN members will be able to access legal...

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All change at Bristol’s Engine Shed as new head prepares to take up reins

November 20, 2019
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Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed has appointed Marty Reid as its new head, replacing Nick Sturge, who has led it since its launch six years ago. Marty, pictured, joins from Future Space, the innovation centre on UWE’s Frenchay Campus which is home to 50 science and technology businesses.  As...

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Major campaign to support next generation of women entrepreneurs to be launched in Bristol

November 15, 2019
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Major campaign to support next generation of women entrepreneurs to be launched in Bristol

One of the biggest campaigns to help female entrepreneurs in Bristol start their own businesses is to be launched later this month. The free programme – which will support more than 200 women – is the result of a link-up between enterprise partnership SETsquared Bristol and NatWest’s Back Her...

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Trend for multi-job lifestyles prompts Bristol fintech pioneer to head in new direction

November 15, 2019
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Trend for multi-job lifestyles prompts Bristol fintech pioneer to head in new direction

Innovative Bristol-based fintech firm Limber has unveiled a new version of its existing app – heralding a new direction for the company to stay ahead of changes in the way many people work. Previously a means of matching workers such as chefs and bar staff with unfilled shifts in...

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Google urged to crack down on ‘fake and malicious’ reviews by Clarke Willmott after it is targeted online

November 14, 2019
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Google urged to crack down on ‘fake and malicious’ reviews by Clarke Willmott after it is targeted online

National law firm Clarke Willmott, which has an office in Bristol, is calling on Google to do more to crack down on fake and malicious reviews following a spate of scathing online comments about it that it believes were made using false accounts. Over the course of five days,...

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Funding for Bristol innovators creating technology capable of sniffing out disease

November 8, 2019
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Funding for Bristol innovators creating technology capable of sniffing out disease

University of Bristol spin-out Rosa Biotech, which is developing technology that mimics the sense of smell to detect chronic diseases, has raised £760,000 to commercialise its ground-breaking innovation. The firm’s artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven biosensing technology, which is capable of detecting the faint chemical signature given off by diseases, has...

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Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

November 8, 2019
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Event: Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams’ In-House Lawyer service and Bristol Business News have teamed up to host a seminar aimed at helping fledgling businesses achieve sustainable growth. Called Growing Your Business on Solid Foundations, it will discuss topics surrounding business growth, the risks companies face when scaling-up and the...

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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

November 8, 2019
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Unique list champions Bristol groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

Organisations that are addressing diversity challenges in the South West’s tech sector have been highlighted in a unique project. For the past two years DisruptSW has showcased the most-innovative companies in the region with the 25 named in each list recognising firms taking a new approach to existing problems....

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