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Venturefest Bristol & Bath Event Series continues into June

  Since it’s inception in March 2017, the Venturefest series has seen over 20 events successfully delivered. Working with partners across Bristol, Bath and other areas the events have covered a broad range of topics from: Robotic Ethics and AI through to Cyber Security and the Future of Work. Sponsored by Osborne Clarke… Read more »

Pure Comms: A Case Study

PureComms are an award-winning Telecoms and IT provider working in the hi-tech sector. They deliver products and services to clients who often have complex and bespoke requirements. With the growth of hosted/VoIP web-based telephony (which integrates telecoms with Outlook and other desktop functions), the ‘line’ between… Read more »

Will we ever trust computers to drive us safely?

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

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

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 »

VR World Congress Returns to Bristol

VR World Congress is one of the world’s biggest virtual reality events, hosting over 2000 attendees across a huge three-day event based here in Bristol, UK. The event will take place from 11th to 13th April, and is set in the thriving heart of the Bristol’s… Read more »

Venturefest Launch a Success!

 @JonCraig_Photos Venturefest 2017 got off to a flying start on 3rd February at Future Space, UWE Frenchay Campus. Over 350 delegates poured into the building to listen to seminars and panels, visit exhibitors with best-in-show tech and network with the best Smart City brains in the… Read more »

Malaga Aerospace Cluster visits Bristol Tech Offering

On Wednesday 1st February, business representatives from the Aerospace Systems Cluster of the Technology Park of Andalucía took part in a two-day visit to the Bristol and Bath region to understand the successful technology cluster we have here and to explore business collaboration opportunities. McKinsey and Co…. Read more »

Venturefest 2017 Launch on February 3rd

On February 3rd, the Venturefest Bristol and Bath Series gets underway with a Thought Leadership Seminar at Future Space, UWE Frenchay Campus. The one-day event leads into an eight-month programme of smaller, satellite events which will take place, to explore and find solutions to the technology challenges… Read more »