Technology

Ideas Festival will allow Bristol to shape debates on issues from climate change to cancel culture

May 20, 2022
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Ideas Festival will allow Bristol to shape debates on issues from climate change to cancel culture

A packed programme for Bristol’s Big Tent Ideas Festival has been unveiled, including political debates, arts, a Speaker’s Corner, community fayre and a Dragon’s Den-style pitching competition. Taking part will be government ministers, members of the shadow cabinet and three former Cabinet members, as well the head of the...

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Bristol green hydrogen plant to put region in fast lane for alternative fuel research

May 20, 2022
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Bristol green hydrogen plant to put region in fast lane for alternative fuel research

The South West’s first manufacturing plant for sustainable green hydrogen is to be opened on the outskirts of Bristol, underlining the city’s position as a leader in the low carbon sector. The plant is to be sited at the new £70m Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) pictured, on...

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Software that can transform drug dispensing in care homes sold by Bristol healthtech firm

May 20, 2022
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Software that can transform drug dispensing in care homes sold by Bristol healthtech firm

Bristol healthtech pioneer Invatech has sold its ground-breaking care homes software system 20 years after the idea of revolutionising the way they dispense medicines came to its CEO. Pharmacist Tariq Muhammad first spotted a gap in the market for the software in 2002 when he started working with care homes...

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Work, meet, play: Immersive Labs’ new Bristol head office puts the ‘fun’ in functional

May 20, 2022
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Work, meet, play: Immersive Labs’ new Bristol head office puts the ‘fun’ in functional

Rapidly expanding Bristol cybersecurity firm Immersive Labs has unveiled its playful new headquarters in Bristol – complete with scooters, games room and wellness suite. The 16,000 sq ft workspace, pictured, which takes up the entire sixth floor of The Programme, the refurbished curved office building on All Saints Street, is...

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Former ‘big four’ R&D tax director joins ForrestBrown to work with major clients

May 17, 2022
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Former ‘big four’ R&D tax director joins ForrestBrown to work with major clients

Bristol-headquartered R&D tax consultancy ForrestBrown has further strengthened its senior team with the appointment of David Byrne as director. David, pictured, will lead the consultancy’s London office with a focus on supporting local, national and international businesses.  After spending nearly 20 years as an IT professional, designing and developing...

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Bishop Fleming backs prestigious regional tech awards for second year running

May 16, 2022
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Bishop Fleming backs prestigious regional tech awards for second year running

Accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has its largest office in Bristol, has continued to support a major regional tech awards scheme by returning as its headline sponsor. The firm has been involved with the annual Tech South West Awards since their interception in 2019. Now the awards, which showcase...

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Bristol student designs ‘smart socks’ to help dementia patients by tracking their anxiety levels

May 13, 2022
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Bristol student designs ‘smart socks’ to help dementia patients by tracking their anxiety levels

‘Smart socks’ developed by a Bristol PhD student could be used to improve the lives of millions of people with dementia, non-verbal autism and other conditions that affect communication. Inventor Dr Zeke Steer quit his job to study at Bristol Robotics Laboratory so he could find a way to...

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Housing firm calls in Bristol-made robots to help with battle against loneliness among residents

May 13, 2022
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Housing firm calls in Bristol-made robots to help with battle against loneliness among residents

A housing association is aiming to combat loneliness and help with mental health issues among its residents by giving them Bristol-built robots. Service Robotics has signed a 12-month contract with Cornwall Housing to provide 10 of its specially designed GenieConnect support robots, pictured, to help people live independently in...

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New weapon for doctors in war against rising tide of infections to be marketed by Bristol business

May 13, 2022
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New weapon for doctors in war against rising tide of infections to be marketed by Bristol business

Bristol medical devices firm FluoretiQ has launched a new initiative in the fight against AMR (antimicrobial resistance) infections, which are estimated to cause 700,000 deaths a year globally. According to research, that figure could rise to 10m – alongside a cumulative cost of $1trillion – by 2050 if no...

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Shortlisting for high-growth Bristol reseller in prestigious Network Computing Awards

May 12, 2022
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Shortlisting for high-growth Bristol reseller in prestigious Network Computing Awards

Rapidly expanding Bristol business-to-business tech consultancy 101 Data Solutions has been shortlisted in a major national awards scheme. The firm is one of six selected in the Reseller of the Year category of the Network Computing Awards, which showcase top performers in information technology.  101 Data Solutions specialises in...

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Former Bristol Energy marketing manager joins renewables software firm Sennen as it powers ahead

May 12, 2022
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Former Bristol Energy marketing manager joins renewables software firm Sennen as it powers ahead

Bristol bespoke software firm Sennen has appointed a new head of marketing as it continues with its expansion plans. James Palmer, pictured, will manage and coordinate marketing efforts across the team, with a particular focus on building the brand among B2B audiences, strategic communications and innovative campaigns.  Sennen develops...

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Trio of new trustees bring additional skills to Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity’s board

May 12, 2022
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Trio of new trustees bring additional skills to Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity’s board

Three new trustees have been appointed to the board of Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity, the official charity partner for University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust. The charity, formed last year through the merger of Above & Beyond and Weston Area Charitable Trust, was keen to add...

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ICON Corporate Finance plays key role in strategically significant AI and data tech deal

May 6, 2022
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ICON Corporate Finance plays key role in strategically significant AI and data tech deal

ICON Corporate Finance, the Bristol-based tech-focused investment bank, has advised on an international deal that it says is set to transform the global artificial intelligence (AI) and data technologies sector. The acquisition of US and European firm ForePaas, which has developed a platform that simplifies and accelerates companies’ transition...

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