Technology

Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

September 6, 2019
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Bright future for innovative industrial testing firm as it outgrows Bristol’s science hub

Inductosense, the Bristol scale-up specialising in ultrasonic non-destructive testing, is heading for more growth after becoming the first firm to ‘graduate’ from the city’s pioneering Unit DX biotech hub. The firm, which has secured investment of more than £2m, this year has relocated to a nearby 5,000 sq ft...

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Investment-hungry firms boost Bristol’s standing as one of UK’s top three tech hotspots

September 6, 2019
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Investment-hungry firms boost Bristol’s standing as one of UK’s top three tech hotspots

Businesses in Bristol’s rapid-growth tech sector have raised nearly £248m so far this year to fund their expansion – making the city the UK’s third busiest hi-tech hub. The figure is not far behind the total of £235m raised in the whole of 2018, according to new research by...

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Bristol in running for title of Europe’s most innovative city

September 6, 2019
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Bristol in running for title of Europe’s most innovative city

Bristol has been shortlisted for the prestigious title of European Capital of Innovation 2019 for the second year running by the European Commission. Bristol is among 11 cities, including London and Glasgow from the UK, in the running for six European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Awards.  The overall winning...

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Ping Pong Fight Club returns to Bristol and the challenge is on to be crowned king of the tables

August 30, 2019
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Ping Pong Fight Club returns to Bristol and the challenge is on to be crowned king of the tables

Ping Pong Fight Club, the uber-cool inter-company tournament and party, returns to Bristol in November – and the gauntlet has been thrown down to city firms to come and battle it out on the tables. Last year’s inaugural event witnessed some incredible table-top action from a clutch of Bristol...

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UWE toasts success of its Future Space tech hub as new arrivals mean it hits 100% occupancy

August 30, 2019
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UWE toasts success of its Future Space tech hub as new arrivals mean it hits 100% occupancy

Future Space, the innovation centre on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus, has reached full capacity less than three years after opening as a launch pad for a new generation of tech and life sciences sectors. The ‘no vacancies’ sign has gone up at the hub after it welcomed a clutch...

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Display of excellence by Fat Media puts it in the running for international Google award

August 30, 2019
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Display of excellence by Fat Media puts it in the running for international Google award

Fat Media, the national digital design and marketing agency with an office in Bristol, has reached the finals of the annual Google Premier Partner Awards. Fat Media is one of only four UK agencies in the running for the Display Excellence award. It is up against 25 competitors from...

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Sky at Night presenter and scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock to be guest speaker at CBI annual dinner

August 29, 2019
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Sky at Night presenter and scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock to be guest speaker at CBI annual dinner

The BBC’s ‘face of space’, scientist, communicator and broadcaster Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, is guest speaker at this year’s CBI South West Annual Dinner. One of the most prestigious networking events in the region’s corporate calendar, the dinner traditionally attracts more than 300 business leaders drawn from many of its...

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UWE announces line-up for latest Distinguished Address Series

August 29, 2019
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The rise of the UK as a fintech hub, the changing retail landscape and how to get ahead in business in a disruptive environment are among the topics as UWE Bristol’s Distinguished Address Series returns for its 10th year.  The Wednesday evening lectures take place between October 9 to...

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Bristol firms to get chance to tap into multi-billion pound opportunities in UK nuclear sector

August 29, 2019
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Bristol firms to get chance to tap into multi-billion pound opportunities in UK nuclear sector

A major conference in October will give Bristol firms valuable insight into working with the nuclear sector in the UK and overseas. The Nuclear South West Showcase and Conference (NSW19) – the UK’s largest event of its kind – will shine a light on current and future opportunities in...

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Bristol medtech pioneer develops pharmacy industry game-changer

August 16, 2019
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A ground-breaking medicine dispensing system developed by Bristol tech firm Invatech Health is being hailed as having the potential to revolutionise the pharmacy industry in the way that Uber has disrupted taxi hire. Called Titan, the system aims to speed up the user experience for patients and practice owners. ...

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Call goes out for Bristol’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

August 16, 2019
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Call goes out for Bristol’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

Ambitious Bristol technology firms are being invited to enter a major awards scheme that recognises the UK’s fastest-growing businesses in the sector. Entries are now open for the 22nd annual UK Technology Fast 50 Awards staged by global accountancy group Deloitte. The awards are open to firms that use a...

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Boost for SCISYS as broadcaster tunes in to its newsroom software

August 15, 2019
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Boost for SCISYS as broadcaster tunes in to its newsroom software

Specialist IT group SCISYS, which has a base in Bristol, has added to the success of its newsroom software, services and training business by winning another major contract from a major European broadcaster. The contract, secured by the Chippenham-headquartered group’s Germany-based Media Solutions division, is with an unnamed broadcaster,...

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Artificial Intelligence recruitment deal is largest secured by China Bureau

August 1, 2019
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Chris Butt Cognisess

Bristol and West of England China Bureau, which fosters trade and cultural links, has struck the biggest business deal in its 21-year history with a contract between an Artificial Intelligence pioneer and China’s second-biggest recruitment company. The bureau helped secure the deal – potentially worth millions of pounds –...

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