Archive - Month: March 2017

The latest news, events and social media
from Invest Bristol & Bath

Will we ever trust computers to drive us safely?

- posted by Sam Snow

Much is claimed for the “driverless” cars that are making news around the world. On 16th March, Venturefest Bristol and Bath (VFBB17) held its first Roundtable to discuss the key issues around these Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs). Insiders and experts from the major industries, insurance,… Read more »

Bristol & Bath excels in Tech Nation report 2017

- posted by Sam Snow

Tech City UK, the UK government backed organisation tasked to accelerate the growth of digital tech sector, today launched Tech Nation 2017. The latest edition of the annual report, finds that the average advertised salary for digital-tech jobs has now reached £50,663 a year, compared with… Read more »

Bristol comes top of Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2017

- posted by J Jackson

Bristol is consistently being ranked highly for its tech scene – Huawei ranked it the number 1 regional Smart City in a report last year, and McKinsey and Co found the city to have the fastest-growing, most globally significant tech cluster in the UK. Worth noting… Read more »