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Microbial Fuel Cells to clean up at Glastonbury

A full size system that generates electricity and cleans the water will start field trials
22nd June 2017 Read more...

More accurate 3D facial recognition comes to market

Machine vision identifies a 3D facial 'fingerprint'
21st June 2017 Read more...

The James Dyson Award returns with the chance for a student design engineer to win £30,000

Consider yourself a problem solver? Enter the competition today to put your skills to the test
20th June 2017 Read more...

Silicon Valley, meet Silicon Gorge

Engine Shed will welcome Silicon Valley Bank to Bristol for a free event on fundraising for startups this July
20th June 2017 Read more...

Uni of Bath collaboration paves way for emission reducing smart tyres

University of Bath, Centre for Process Innovation and Silent Sensors to produce tyres that recycle their own mechanical energy into electricity
19th June 2017 Read more...

Interview: Dominic Mills on leading a world-class tech team at digital agency Zone

Chief Technology Officer Dominic chats to us about Zone's rise from a back bedroom in the 90s to running campaigns for the likes of Tesco and Coca Cola
19th June 2017 Read more...

Alice in Wales

Six questions startups should ask before entering the social media rabbit hole

Guest blog: Sarah Chidgey, founder of Bristol-based Net PR, on how new businesses should approach using social media
16th June 2017 Read more...

Get your FREE ticket for South Gloucestershire Council’s Innovation business breakfast forum

Local businesses to discuss what it actually means to innovate and why innovation is so important
16th June 2017 Read more...

9 ways the South West will be powering the future

Spotlight on: The revolutionary batteries, supercapacitators, voltage optimisers and green energy tech being created in the region
15th June 2017 Read more...

Tech-Xpo to put on a show-stopping showcase of South West startups

Tech-Xpo will see ten of the hottest South West tech startups pitch to investors, academics and public sector representatives from across the region
15th June 2017 Read more...

Through the camera lens: Tech entrepreneurship in Bristol and Bath

William Sansom from Close Range Films on bringing the South West tech and digital scene to life on video
14th June 2017 Read more...

Bath to host first UK LEGO league robot competition  

Teams of children from around the world compete on robot designs
14th June 2017 Read more...

Gradwell Communications announced as the SPARKies awards’ headline sponsor

Bath-based communications company, Gradwell - a 2013 SPARKies award winner - takes the baton in supporting the biggest celebration of tech and digital in the South West
14th June 2017 Read more...

Profile: Steel Media – providing the lowdown on mobile gaming since 2005

Meet the Bath-based company behind PocketGamer that's been celebrating gaming on the move since the days of the Gameboy
13th June 2017 Read more...

£1.8m project turns Ashton Gate in to a live ‘big data’ test lab

Startup to develop new real time data analytics and monitoring apps after technology trial
13th June 2017 Read more...

Bristol researchers to develop smart knee for prosthetics

Rio Paralympic Triathlon Gold Medallist Andy Lewis to test the 'bio-inspired' and more responsive prosthetic knee
12th June 2017 Read more...

South West startups impress corporate giants at Open Innovation Showcase

Bristol and Bath's most exciting high-tech startups have pitched for the chance to have their product adopted by huge corporate businesses
12th June 2017 Read more...

TechWorks comes to Bristol to tackle the ‘Techxit’ skills crisis

Skills crisis drives regional workshop
9th June 2017 Read more...

Homecare robots compete in Bristol

European Robotics League competition in new testbed
8th June 2017 Read more...

£1.8m social enterprise and innovation programme boosts South West startups

Innovative social enterprise startups and SMEs have already benefitted from the Uni of Bath Innovation Centre programme
8th June 2017 Read more...

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