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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 »

Oracle Launch Start-up Accelerator for UK in Bristol

On 24th January 2017, Oracle announced the expansion of its Start-up Cloud Accelerator program. The initiative will continue to fuel cloud-enabled innovation around the globe by opening new centres in Bristol, Delhi, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Tel Aviv. Run by members of the Oracle… Read more »

Venturefest Series continues the Smart Cities debate

Between mid-February and late-September Venturefest will run a series of small-scale theme-specific events. These events will be a mixture of roundtable discussions, seminars and briefings dispersed throughout the period. Throw a few hackathons, bootcamps and sandboxes in the mix and there is something for everyone! We’ll… Read more »

Industry awards win for South West telecoms firm

A South West based telecommunications and IT business is celebrating winning a major industry award in London. Pure Comms, which has two offices – one just outside of Bristol and one in Cornwall – was crowned Reseller of the Year at the Channel Telecom Awards held… Read more »

Good news for scientific entrepreneurs in Bristol

Construction has begun on Unit DX, a new lab space and science incubator in central Bristol. This brings much needed facilities and support to the growing number of entrepreneurs in the city, adding a new scientific dimension to the already thriving Bristol tech scene. Unit DX… Read more »