Technology

Former GP and co-founder one of region’s most successful businesses joins Bristol medical firm as chair

October 28, 2022
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Former GP and co-founder one of region’s most successful businesses joins Bristol medical firm as chair

Bristol-based medical simulator manufacturer Limbs & Things has appointed Mark Jackson, a former GP and co-founder of specialist accident-claim handling firm Helphire as its new independent chair. Mark, pictured, joins Limbs & Things as it continues to strengthen its position as one of the leaders in its field. The near £30m turnover business exports...

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Disability play charity secures tech partner as it seeks funding for its first much-needed centre

October 28, 2022
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Disability play charity secures tech partner as it seeks funding for its first much-needed centre

Bristol-based IT services provider BOM has become the technology partner of city-based disability charity Gympanzees as it aims to raise £2.2m to build a permanent play centre. BOM, which was founded more than 60 years ago, will donate time and resources, including free ongoing IT support services and technical...

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Osborne Clarke advises on major investment in rapid-growth cybersecurity and cloud specialist

October 27, 2022
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Osborne Clarke advises on major investment in rapid-growth cybersecurity and cloud specialist

A cross-firm team from the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke has worked with a pan-European B2B tech investor on a deal which will accelerate the growth of a UK-based supplier of global networking and cybersecurity services. London-based Volpi Capital’s investment in Xalient will expand its product...

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Firms urged to back bold vision to end Bristol’s equality gap and help all its young people flourish

October 21, 2022
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Firms urged to back bold vision to end Bristol’s equality gap and help all its young people flourish

Bristol businesses are being invited to sign up to an innovative project that aims to help close the equality gap in the city and create a fairer future for its young people. Launching next month, OurCity2030 will support young people from low-income households in inner-city Bristol to secure meaningful...

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Net zero campaign gives beacon of hope to Bristol firms aiming to slash their emissions for a greener future

October 21, 2022
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Net zero campaign gives beacon of hope to Bristol firms aiming to slash their emissions for a greener future

A campaign to help businesses across the West of England reduce their reliance on dirty fossil fuels and embrace a greener future through simple, practical steps has been launched. Bristol-based Action Net Zero’s Beacon of Hope initiative will reach out to firms, as well as communities and individuals, to...

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Sage snaps up pioneering Bristol firm on a mission to help small businesses tackle climate change

October 14, 2022
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Sage snaps up pioneering Bristol firm on a mission to help small businesses tackle climate change

Spherics, the Bristol start-up whose innovative platform helps small firms measure, mitigate and manage their environmental impact, has been acquired by accounting tech giant Sage. Launched just two years ago, Spherics secured grant funding through Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund in the same year, when it was also recognised...

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Neighbourly’s 100m free meals landmark ‘stark reminder of the scale of the cost of living crisis’

October 14, 2022
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Neighbourly’s 100m free meals landmark ‘stark reminder of the scale of the cost of living crisis’

Bristol’s pioneering community engagement and investment platform Neighbourly is warning of a huge growth in demand for the free food distribution services it supports as families struggle with soaring costs this winter. The firm, which has just passed the milestone of supplying 100m meals to local communities, said the...

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Outreach charity launched with a mission to spark interest in science among Bristol’s schoolkids

October 14, 2022
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Outreach charity launched with a mission to spark interest in science among Bristol’s schoolkids

A charity to encourage more young people to explore careers in science has been launched by Bristol deep-tech ecosystem organisation Science Creates. Called Science Creates Outreach, it will include a purpose-built ‘Learning Lab’ in the organisation’s Old Market hub that will put school students at the heart of a...

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Medical simulator firm’s products help charity train medics in some of world’s worst war zones

October 13, 2022
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Medical simulator firm’s products help charity train medics in some of world’s worst war zones

Realistic birthing models made by pioneering Bristol-based medical simulator business Limbs & Things have helped train more than 1,000 doctors working in war zones around the world. The Queen’s Award-winning firm, which makes a range of medical task trainers in its St Philips factory, has supported the David Nott...

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Space robots and AI expert lands at Bristol engineering consultancy to steer its future direction

October 13, 2022
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Space robots and AI expert lands at Bristol engineering consultancy to steer its future direction

A new chief strategy officer has been taken on by the Bristol-based digital engineering consultancy the Centre for Modelling and Simulation (CFMS) to support its development of new robotics and artificial intelligence capabilities. Dr Mark Woods, pictured, has more than 20 years’ experience in technical engineering across the space, aerospace and robotics...

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From purpose to playing, next week’s Bristol Technology Festival will showcase the city’s innovation

October 7, 2022
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From purpose to playing, next week’s Bristol Technology Festival will showcase the city’s innovation

Bristol Technology Festival returns next week with more than 50 wide-ranging events highlighting the city’s technological innovation, talent and sense of community. Each day of the festival, which is staged by information hub TechSPARK, will represent a different theme – Purpose, Protect, People, Play and Pioneer – through interactive seminars, workshops...

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New West of England Combined Authority grants to help small businesses adapt and grow

October 5, 2022
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New West of England Combined Authority grants to help small businesses adapt and grow

Bristol’s small businesses and their supply chains can get help to adapt to the new economic and regulatory landscape thanks to a £1.5m fund from the West of England Combined Authority. The Business Growth and Adaptions Grant, which opens for a second round of applications from 19 October, is...

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New head of marketing taken on to support further growth at ICON Corporate Finance

September 28, 2022
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New head of marketing taken on to support further growth at ICON Corporate Finance

Bristol-based tech-focused investment bank ICON Corporate Finance has appointed Alice Bradshaw-Smith as its new head of marketing. Alice brings wealth of in-house and agency experience across sectors including tech, private equity, property and law to the role and a broad mix of complementary marketing skills to the role, developed...

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