Technology

Self-made Bristol businessman’s legacy to fund university’s new campus lecture theatres

December 20, 2019
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Self-made Bristol businessman’s legacy to fund university’s new campus lecture theatres

£3.5m donation from a trust set up by a successful businessman who left school at 14 is to help the University of Bristol create state-of-the art lecture theatres for future generations of innovators. The Bill Brown 1989 Charitable Trust made the donation to the university ahead of the development...

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Experts shed light on strategic growth plans at In-house Lawyer and Bristol Business News event

December 13, 2019
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Experts shed light on strategic growth plans at In-house Lawyer and Bristol Business News event

The importance of having a strategic plan for business growth was underpinned at an event hosted by Bristol-based law firm Gregg Latchams’ In-house Lawyer service (IHL) and Bristol Business News. Called ‘Growing your business on solid foundations’, the seminar was aimed at helping the owners of start-up and scale-up...

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Mobile telecoms firm signals new phase of growth following management buy-out

December 13, 2019
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Mobile telecoms firm signals new phase of growth following management buy-out

The new owners of Bristol mobile telecoms equipment manufacturer CL Electrical Controls are planning to grow the business, including moving to a larger site, after buying it in a management buy-out put together with city-based law firm Meade King. The firm, based in Winterbourne, also makes systems that control...

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Sale of East European IT developer handled by Smith & Williamson

December 13, 2019
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Sale of East European IT developer handled by Smith & Williamson

The Bristol-based corporate finance team at accountancy group Smith & Williamson has advised a Bulgarian IT software development services business on its disposal. TechHuddle, one of the fastest-growing IT companies in Bulgaria, helps businesses offshore and outsource their IT and provides software development services with a focus on intellectual...

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Record year for UWE innovation hub Future Space after it hits full occupancy

December 13, 2019
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Record year for UWE innovation hub Future Space after it hits full occupancy

Future Space, the science and tech hub on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus, has achieved record results in its third year of operation. During the year the centre, which is managed by Oxford Innovation on behalf of the university, reached full capacity with more than 50 businesses occupying its offices,...

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£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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