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Bath leads National Institute of Coding to tackle digital skills gap

The £40m initiative will tackle issues surrounding diversity in tech as well as train people in high-demand skills across the UK
31st January 2018 Read more...

Bath backs green innovation with first-of-its-kind sustainable tech accelerator

The £750K hub aims to accelerate over 130 SMEs in everything from low-carbon building tech to sustainable chemistry
30th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol SETsquared businesses share record successes

Major achievements continue to back up SETsquared's status as the global number one university business incubator
29th January 2018 Read more...

Kudan drives new safety tech into drones and cars

Deals with Asian mobile phone makers and the Toyota group will see the technology become widely used
26th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol researchers demonstrate world’s most powerful tractor beam

A series of vortices create a stable area for levitation
25th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol mini-conference to delve into the future of blogging

Guest blog: Nathalie Alpi of Bristol-based web consultancy CookiesHQ tells us about the upcoming Design/ Build/ Market event
24th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol Waste in real-time pollution monitoring trial

40 vehicles in Bristol will monitor pollution levels in real time as part of a national project
23rd January 2018 Read more...

European LLVM Developers’ Meeting lands in Bristol

We chat to LLVM's Arnaud de Grandmaison and Phillip Power from Bristol-based SN Systems - the tech company behind the push to bring the event to the city
22nd January 2018 Read more...

Help put Bristol and Bath on the Tech Nation map of 2018

Make your views count by taking part in the 5-minute Tech Nation 2018 survey
19th January 2018 Read more...

8 high-tech companies to watch in 2018

Meet the companies in the South West region who are set to achieve great things this year
18th January 2018 Read more...

BrightSparks looks for region’s brightest young engineers

Nominations open to find the most talented electronics engineers from Bristol and Bath and across the UK
17th January 2018 Read more...

Quiz: The quick way to find out if you are eligible for R&D Tax Credits

Have an innovative product or service? Find out if you qualify for some money to help with its development with our fun picture quiz...
16th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol leads research into ‘immortal’ materials

Major project into self-healing materials will develop actual devices
16th January 2018 Read more...

Dr Tim Satchwell working with CRISPR erythroid lines

New gene tech being used in Bristol to try to solve transfusion problems for rare blood types

From his lab based in the University of Bristol, Dr Ashley Toye hopes to use CRISPR technology to create ‘universal’ red blood cells
15th January 2018 Read more...

Engine Shed announces series of free advice sessions from top investors

The Bristol-based tech hub offers six dates in which entrepreneurs and businesses can talk to investors
12th January 2018 Read more...

Bristol-based Yogscast share how to reach 7bn views on YouTube

The UK's biggest YouTube and live-steam entertainers will be sharing some of its secrets with the Bristol tech and digital community
12th January 2018 Read more...

Yogscast Jingle Jam drums up millions for charity

The Bristol-based YouTube sensations raised over £3.8M during their annual Xmas ‘Jingle Jam’ live-streaming marathon in December
11th January 2018 Read more...

Weston to launch network for tech and digital professionals

TechSPARK is expanding its network to include Weston with the first event due to take place at The Stable co-working hub at the end of January
10th January 2018 Read more...

Spotlight on: Bristol and Bath’s top tech news of 2017

From drones to diversity, investment raises to innovation hubs, check out 25 of the most read news articles, interviews, profiles and blogs published by TechSPARK in 2017
8th January 2018 Read more...

SPARK up your New Year with our upcoming tech events

Get yourself ahead of the game by checking out our exciting schedule of TechSPARK and BathSPARK events from January to March 2018
7th January 2018 Read more...