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The birthplace of the transputer chip, Bristol & Bath has continued to innovate.The region is currently home to a number of R&D centres including Oracle’s Cloud Development, HP Labs and the University of Bristol Smart Lab team which in 2018 staged the world’s first public trial of 5G.

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This is complemented by four leading universities with a proven track record for collaborating with businesses in life sciences, cyber security, quantum and robotics including several autonomous vehicle projects. The universities also produce a constant stream of highly-skilled graduates with one of the highest graduate retention rates in the country.

Who's here?

  • Dyson
  • Graphcore
  • Cray Supercomputers
  • Ultrahaptics
  • Open Bionics
  • Reach Robotics
  • Oracle
  • Just Eat
  • Viper Innovation
  • KWS BioTest
  • Costain Technology
  • MoveGB