Technology

Bath tech entrepreneurs in second business sale to US giant for £100m

January 17, 2020
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Bath tech entrepreneurs in second business sale to US giant for £100m

Bath software pioneer Zynstra has been acquired by a major US tech firm for £100m in a move that will put its products on the global market. The sale, to global enterprise technology company NCR Corporation, is the second multi-million pound disposal by the founders of Zynstra who were previously the team behind innovative...

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West of England start-ups to benefit from UK’s first investment catalyst scheme

January 16, 2020
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West of England start-ups to benefit from UK’s first investment catalyst scheme

A pioneering programme to help catalyse investment into some of the West of England’s fastest-growing start-ups has been launched by TechSPARK, the region’s tech sector information hub. The first of its kind in the UK, the Investment Activator Programme (IAP) will include activities to increase the flow of money into the area and showcase...

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Refugees’ lives transformed by Bath student’s pioneering low-cost washing machine

January 3, 2020
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Refugees’ lives transformed by Bath student’s pioneering low-cost washing machine

An innovative washing machine developed by a University of Bath student is easing the hardship for refugees in a camp in Northern Iraq where water and electricity are scarce. Nav Sawhney, pictured, came up with the idea for the ‘Divya’ hand-cranked machine after hearing the stories of families living in refugee camps struggling to...

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TEDxBath to look at how global ideas impact on Bath – and vice-versa – for 2020 event

January 3, 2020
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TEDxBath to look at how global ideas impact on Bath – and vice-versa – for 2020 event

International influences on local issues along with global collaborations and ideas are to influence the themes for the third annual TEDxBath event in October. Following the success of the previous two events, organisers of TEDxBath 2020 have promised it will be a bigger, more inclusive and more diverse with a truly international agenda in...

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General Election reaction: Business groups look foward to period of stability

December 13, 2019
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General Election reaction: Business groups look foward to period of stability

Business organisations have welcomed the stability that the landslide Conservative General Election victory will bring – but question marks remain over the kind of Brexit deal a Boris Johnson-led government will strike. Business West, the South West’s largest business group which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Bath & North East Somerset Initiative,...

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New auction firm bids farewell to outdated way of operating by combining expertise with tech

December 6, 2019
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New auction firm bids farewell to outdated way of operating by combining expertise with tech

A widely experienced auctioneer has launched a business that combines his expertise with 21st century technology to sell art, antiques and collectables across the world. Westbury-based The Auction Hub was founded by James Harvey, who started his career at Phillips Auctioneers, followed by a period working in London and New York for Mallett.  More...

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World-first as University of Bath team develops artificial neurons that can cure chronic diseases

December 5, 2019
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World-first as University of Bath team develops artificial neurons that can cure chronic diseases

Scientists at the University of Bath have created artificial neurons that, in a world’s first, behave just like the real thing and could be used to cure diseases like heart failure and Alzheimer’s. Creating artificial neurons that respond realistically has been a big goal and challenge for the scientific community for decades.  But the...

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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

November 22, 2019
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Call for ‘data fellows’ to take part in pioneering South West creative tech project

A groundbreaking £6.5m project aiming to expand the use of creative technologies across the South West is seeking 24 people to explore the frontiers of data. The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is recruiting ‘data fellows’ to ask questions about the current state of data in the region and look at the challenges...

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Unique list champions Bath groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

November 22, 2019
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Unique list champions Bath groups doing most to tackle tech sector’s diversity challenge

Organisations that are addressing diversity challenges in the South West’s tech sector have been highlighted in a unique project. For the past two years DisruptSW has showcased the most-innovative companies in the region with the 25 named in each list recognising firms taking a new approach to existing problems. They demonstrated this by showing...

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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

November 7, 2019
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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

SETsquared, the unique enterprise partnership backed by the University of Bath, has been named as the world’s number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time. It beat off challenges from more than 1,500 incubators and accelerator programmes in 78 countries across the globe to claim the title once more in the contest...

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