All things tech in the west

Category: Spotlight On

Spotlight on: Explore a world of tech in Bath’s biggest digital festival yet

Learn how to survive in tomorrow's digital economy, touch a Tesla and hack the transport system in Bath's 6-day festival this October
2nd October 2017 Read more...

8 places to learn to be a developer – whatever your age

Want to learn how to code? From child to octogenarian and beyond, here's where you can make that happen in the South West
6th September 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: The supercomputers of Bristol and Bath

We shine a light on some of the supercomputers (and supercomputer-powered projects) powering the future in Bristol and Bath
8th August 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: UnLtd Social Enterprise fund boosts tech for good in Bristol

We chat to the Julie McCarthy, UnLtd's South West Award Manager, and two of the Bristol-based social enterprise startups benefiting from the fund
27th July 2017 Read more...

6 techie things to do with your kids this summer

As the summer holidays are approaching, here are some ideas on how to keep your kids entertained
5th July 2017 Read more...

Collaborate Bristol inspires a future of human-centric tech

Catch up on the inspiring insights and visions from Bristol's Collaborate UX & Design conference
30th June 2017 Read more...

14 multinational companies with technology research centres in the South West

From state of the art supercomputers to a website created before the internet, meet the big players choosing to locate their R&D centres in the West of England
29th June 2017 Read more...

11 ways South West health tech is improving lives

Everything from robotic trousers and intelligent bandages to healthcare chatbots and apps
22nd May 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: Women’s Tech Hub to host first diversity in tech conference in Bristol

Celebrate with the movers and shakers of the tech scene in the South West who are working on making tech more diverse and inclusive than ever before
19th May 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: Tech4Good Bath launches to connect techies with charities

Meetup wants to get social enterprises collaborating with those involved with digital and tech to use their expertise for good
4th May 2017 Read more...

5 ways tech companies in the South West are you helping you enjoy sport

With Bristol now the 2017 European City of Sport, we share some of the innovative ways Bristol and Bath companies are combing sports and technology
7th April 2017 Read more...

Tech4Good Bristol launch event breaks down barriers between techies and non-profits

Tech4Good to facilitate skill shares between the city's thriving tech community and its non-profit sector
28th March 2017 Read more...

Updated: Deloitte’s tech trends for 2017 to be revealed at our Techie Brekkie

Get the no-nonsense lowdown on the future of machine learning, biometrics, autonomous vehicles, DDoS attacks and more
22nd March 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: Women’s Tech Hub Bristol training and returnships

We chat to co-founder Constance Fleuriot about some of the ways the organisation is helping to tackle the lack of diversity in tech
8th March 2017 Read more...

Interview: Ben Nickolls from Libraries.io – the open source delivery service

We find out about the organisation looking to improve software worldwide by categorising and improving its open source components
22nd February 2017 Read more...

Want a chatbot to work out what food you want to eat and then get it delivered by a robot?

Just Eat's innovative Bristol-based tech team is making it happen already
21st February 2017 Read more...

Venturefest Bristol & Bath showcases the region’s smart city tech

Future cities tech business opportunities exhibition kickstarts 8-month program of innovation events
9th February 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: Tangible Memories, tackling loss with creative and digital technologies

From interactive rocking chairs that trigger memories to an app that helps its users to record stories
3rd January 2017 Read more...

Spotlight on: a year in tech in the South West

Highlights from a year in tech in the South West and predictions from the region's tech leaders on what's coming for the cluster in 2017
22nd December 2016 Read more...

Spotlight on: Dyson lands in Bristol to develop smart home tech

Find out more about Dyson's huge expansion in the South West, its latest technologies and how it is tackling the engineering skills shortage head on
12th December 2016 Read more...