IoTUK Boost 2 programme launched!

Following the success of our original IoTUK Boost programme to support entrepreneurship in IoT companies, we’ve been awarded additional funding from the Digital Catapult to support even more companies! Applications are now open! You have until 19 February to apply via the SETsquared website process. There’s a short 1-hr interview and successful companies will be … Read more IoTUK Boost 2 programme launched!

Could you be our DigiLocal Coordinator?

DigiLocal® supports community centres, youth groups, libraries, and schools in running their own tech clubs. We provide access to high quality equipment, great volunteer STEM Ambassadors, and fantastic project-based content. You will support those communities ensuring the right kit & volunteers are in the right place, at the right time! Clubs are spread across the … Read more Could you be our DigiLocal Coordinator?

What Will the Cities of the Future Look Like?

By the year 2050, our cities will be entirely different places to what they are today. But what will cities of the future actually look like? First of all, they’ll be a lot more crowded. In three decades’ time, we can expect two thirds of the UK’s population to be living in urban areas. We … Read more What Will the Cities of the Future Look Like?

Bristol TechFin at FCA TechSprint

Over the past 6 months we’ve been working with tech companies and partner organisations to develop a TechFin cluster in the region. Part of that activity has been supporting the awareness of the Bristol tech scene with leading organisations outside Bristol, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as part of their Project Innovate. Through those … Read more Bristol TechFin at FCA TechSprint

IoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and businesses are estimated to be worth £322bn to the UK economy alone by 2020(1). The national IoTUK Boost programme from the Digital Catapult and Future Cities Catapult is designed to support the development of IoT enabled products, services, and applications from UK small to medium sized companies … Read more IoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

Voxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Announcing the first confirmed speakers for Voxxed Days Bristol 2017! This premier technical conference for cloud computing, big data & analytics, Java & languages is taking place on 2 March in the Watershed. We have speakers from Bristol to Brazil. Confirmed speakers include Dan Cook, Gen Gaster, Kate Stanley, Simon Ritter, Lucas Fernandes da Costa, Lorenzo … Read more Voxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Digital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

High Tech Bristol and Bath CIC, together with Bristol SETsquared Business Accelerator, Engine Shed, and the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) are excited to confirm that we are one of the 6 Boost partners. IoTUK Boost will aim to address barriers to entry into the IoT marketplace across the country, with the … Read more Digital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

Cloud computing gathers pace in Bristol

The engineering behind much of modern cloud computing is being developed here in Bristol and Bath. Bristol 24/7 reports on how it all started and where it’s heading. “Cloud will become an increasingly large and important part of Bristol’s economy. This industry provides environmentally sustainable, well-paid employment and can also spawn a generation of new startups … Read more Cloud computing gathers pace in Bristol

Keynotes announced for OpenStack Day UK!

In what promises to be an exciting day for all attendees we can announce two top quality Keynotes for OpenStack Day UK; Jonathan Bryce (Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation) and Richard Haigh (Head of Delivery Enablement at Paddy Power Betfair)! Jonathan Bryce He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and … Read more Keynotes announced for OpenStack Day UK!

Autonomous drone racing comes to Bristol

The University of the West of England (UWE) and High Tech Bristol and Bath are launching the world’s first racing competition for autonomous aircraft, or drones. “This is not about human piloting skills; it is about building machines and systems that can operate without human intervention” The MAAXX (Micro Aero Autonomous Extreme) air race will … Read more Autonomous drone racing comes to Bristol