All things tech in the west

Category: Features



The Digital Skills Gap – what’s being done about it?

The South West isn't taking a back seat to the problem
23rd April 2018 Read more...

“Dear E Me” Our new digital advice column

Our new agony aunt with all the marketing advice needed for tech start-ups
28th March 2018 Read more...

5 amazing science and biotech companies to watch

From cancer-fighting biopharma to smart insulin, read about the amazing businesses making groundbreaking moves in science and biotech from the South West
21st March 2018 Read more...

Bath’s researchers are discovering what it really takes to create a believable virtual environment

We speak to Dr Daniel Finnegan, research associate at CAMERA, about how his work into virtual worlds will impact people's lives
15th March 2018 Read more...

Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator’s first Bristol-based cohort pitch to top UK investors

Entrepreneurs, senior leaders and investors gathered in Bristol to celebrate the successes of Oracle SCA's first cohort of startups - including exclusive live demos
9th March 2018 Read more...

Profile: 500 Women Scientists, the organisation that’s building a more inclusive scientific society on a global scale

We chat to the organisation's social media director Wendy Bohon, along with five inspiring Bristol and Bath-based scientists who are part of its 'Find a Women Scientist' database
8th March 2018 Read more...

Creator of Ruby programming language to speak at Bath Ruby 2018

We chat to Simon Starr, organiser of Bath Ruby, on what's in store at the UK's largest Ruby developers conference, as well as our competition to win two tickets
28th February 2018 Read more...

How Bath’s tech teachers are plugging the South West skills gap

Three Bath Spa University students training to become teachers in Computer Science and IT share their experiences
26th February 2018 Read more...

Interview: Jo Duncan on becoming the queen of lean content marketing

We chat to Jo Duncan about her newly published book 'Lean Content Marketing' and what it means to be lean
23rd February 2018 Read more...

6 cool open-source projects built in Bristol and Bath

Some of Bristol and Bath's best collaborative open-source software and tools available to use for free
12th February 2018 Read more...

Startup funding in Bristol & Bath: Who’s got the cash?

Updated: Check out our top picks for reaching your tech business funding target in the South West
9th February 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...

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...

Guest blog: The best coffee shops for remote working in Bath and Bristol

Updated: Delicious coffee and great surroundings perfect for meetings or working on the go
2nd January 2018 Read more...

Need To Know: Top tech and digital co-working spaces in and around Bath

Calling all tech startups: here are some great co-working and hot desking offices
22nd December 2017 Read more...

Bath-based businesses collaborate on life-saving database

Interview: The team at Bath-based CiteAb on their collaboration with web agency Storm to build the world's largest citation-ranked antibody search engine
19th December 2017 Read more...

Interview: Gareth Williams on YellowDog’s journey from startup to scale-up

YellowDog's founder talks us through his journey from minimum viable product to award-winning, fast-growth tech company now in its series A round of investment
18th December 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: 2017 and the future of tech in the South West

Highlights from the the tech and digital cluster of past and present and a peak into the future from the South West's thought leaders
14th December 2017 Read more...