2018 has been an exciting time for the Bristol & Bath Tech cluster, we’ve seen big investments, lots of growth and groundbreaking new technologies but what stories have been most exciting for our audience? Check out the most read stories of 2018 below.

1. Top tech and digital co-working office spaces in Bristol

Ever popular is our overviews of some of the best co-working spaces for startups and freelancers! Check out the full article here

2. SHIFT project creates diverse stock photography

Helping change the perception of our tech cluster, the SHIFT stock photography gallery has seen thousands of views and was featured on BBC news.  Check out the full article here

3. Bath-based creatives produce PAW Patrol game for Nick Jr.

The BAFTA award-winning Complete Control show how a Bath-based company can work with global brands in their new Paw Patrol game. Check out the full article here

4. Reach Robotics CEO Silas Adekunle awarded an honorary degree

Silas, the co-founder of Reach Robotics, has had a pretty good year with huge growth from the robotic gaming company! Over the summer he was recognised as a leader in tech and given an honorary doctorate. Congrats Dr Adekunle! Check out the full article here

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

Dr Tim Satchwell working with CRISPR erythroid lines

How is the University of Bristol developing new medical technologies to change the world? Check out the full article here

6. The SPARKies 2018 Shortlist

The SPARKies goes from strength to strength with hundreds of nominations this year! Lots of people wanted to see who made the shortlist! Check out the full article here

7. Channel 4 announce Bristol as a location for new Creative Hub

Great news that Channel 4 recognise the brilliant creative cluster in Bristol! Check out the full article here

8. 8 high-tech companies to watch in 2018

Who were the companies we thought would make it big this year? We were sort of right! Check out the full article here

9. Bristol leads the UK as most productive tech cluster

No surprise to us but TechNation found that Bristol tech workers are the most productive in the UK! Useful stats if you’re looking for a pay rise in January! Check out the full article here

10. Apple buys into southwest tech

Another global tech giant wanting to access our amazing talent! Apple has invested in Swindon! Check out the full article here