All things tech in the west

Category: Spotlight On

Meet the WITT – a renewable energy harvester which has raised £1million in less than 3 weeks

Updated: We meet the team to discuss this game-changing renewable-energy device at Bristol and Bath Science Park
23rd March 2016 Read more...

Less than one month to go until VR World Congress hits Bristol

And we can help 5 of you get in to the tech track of this celebration of VR innovation for half price!
18th March 2016 Read more...

Spotlight on: Keymailer – revolutionising the way gaming companies interact with Twitch streamers and YouTube users

Find out how Keymailer can help you to get your game noticed by the right people
16th March 2016 Read more...

Learn about Deloitte’s technology trends for 2016 at our Techie Brekkie

Come along to discuss the billion dollar future of VR, women in tech, cognitive technologies and more
2nd March 2016 Read more...

The UK’s largest Ruby developer conference returns to Bath in March

Bath Assembly Rooms to play host to 500 coding enthusiasts at the celebrated Bath Ruby Conference
24th February 2016 Read more...

BathCamp returns as part of the Bath Digital Festival, and it’s back to stay!

We speak to organiser Paul Leader about the future plans for the popular tech meetup
23rd February 2016 Read more...

Bristol’s successful Global Game Jam showcases the city’s game development talent

TechSPARK’s Jimmy Crosthwaite attended Bristol’s 2016 Jam to find out what it takes to create a game in 24 hours
4th February 2016 Read more...

Spotlight on: Bob – the first humanoid robot avatar to present at a TED talk

We caught up with Dr Paul Bremner, the man behind the robot who's part of the avatar's development team at Bristol Robotics Lab, to find out more
4th December 2015 Read more...

VR World Congress to keep South West at the forefront of virtual reality innovation

After the success of February’s SouthWest Virtual Reality conference, Opposable VR plans to return to Bristol in 2016 with more world-leading VR innovation.
30th November 2015 Read more...

SETsquared university business incubator ranked global number one

Partnership including Universities of Bath and Bristol sets the standard for university incubators worldwide
25th November 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: Last chance to invest in new virtual reality chair from VRGO

Join 150 backers who have raised over £19.5K for the innovative hands-free VR controller already
25th November 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: The 3 South-West tech startups competing for the TechCities Awards

All of which were shortlisted because they are the most innovative and most likely to succeed
17th November 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: Bristol’s ExploreExport 2015 looking for SW tech or engineering companies looking to export their products

Talk and connect with industry experts from over 70 countries with live business opportunities in their home market
5th November 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: Set up your own Unreasonable Lab in Bristol or Bath

Enable entrepreneurs in your region to bring about social and environmental change
3rd November 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: The Music Tech Lab at Bristol’s Colston Hall

The lab, which is sponsored by Renishaw, aims to inspire Bristol primary school children with creative musical engineering projects
29th October 2015 Read more...

Three South West startups are selected for [email protected] at St James’s Palace next week

With YellowDog one of only 15 companies in the country pitching their tech to major investors and the Duke of York
28th October 2015 Read more...

TEDxBristol up the ante with top green tech for an eco-friendly event

Featuring TEDxBristol's first interactive app for a practically paper free event
21st October 2015 Read more...

Spotlight on: FutureSPARK Academy talent pipeline launch gets positive reception from local tech businesses

Businesses can now 'adopt' emerging tech, creative and digital talent straight from Bath College
13th October 2015 Read more...

In Your Stride sports training platform starts crowd-funding campaign on Crowdcube

App wants to change the way people train for sporting events - and is over 60% funded already!
1st October 2015 Read more...

3 impressive local startups tech incubator Rocketmakers have helped become a reality

Bath-based tech consultancy and startup incubator makes it its business to help new tech businesses
21st September 2015 Read more...