Technology

UK cloud award recognises Bath tech firm Gradwell’s innovation

May 20, 2016
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UK cloud award recognises Bath tech firm Gradwell’s innovation

Bath-based communications tech firm Gradwell has achieved second place in a national award scheme championing companies that are innovating in their use of the cloud. Gradwell, which employs more than 70 staff, was runner up from a wide field in the Best Newcomer category in the 2016 UK Cloud Awards. The awards, now in...

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Showcase of innovation, creativity and enterprise gets underway today

May 17, 2016
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Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – is taking place today at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium with the city’s Bloodhound Supersonic Car one of the star attractions. The free-to-visit event will also hear from the Bloodhound’s driver Wing Commander Andy Green OBE as one of the keynote speakers...

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Fast-growing Bath area firms land top regional private equity awards

May 16, 2016
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Fast-growing Bath area firms land top regional private equity awards

Bath-based Independent Vetcare – the UK’s fastest-growing veterinary group – and Corsham-based cloud infrastructure firm Skyscape Cloud Services have won awards in an annual celebration of excellence in private equity and venture capital. Vetcare, backed by Summit Partners, and Skyscape, backed by Business Growth Fund, landed the Mid-Market Team and Venture or Growth Company...

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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

May 12, 2016
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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

The successful Business Showcase South West returns next week to again celebrate the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. The event, the largest of its kind in the South West, takes place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, meaning it will be even bigger. Delegates from Bath and Somerset are...

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Pioneering scheme launched to put innovation at the heart of future healthcare projects

May 5, 2016
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Pioneering scheme launched to put innovation at the heart of future healthcare projects

An online platform that brings together West of England innovators and entrepreneurs with members of the public living with different health conditions has been launched. Called Design Together, Live Better, it aims to make connections that co-create new healthcare projects based on real needs. It will link patients, carers, family members, friends or anyone...

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UK specialist IT group snaps up Bath-based digital innovator IPL

May 3, 2016
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UK specialist IT group snaps up Bath-based digital innovator IPL

Bath-based specialist systems integrator IPL has been acquired by major UK IT group Civica to create a digital business with more than 750 staff and annual sales of nearly £90m. IPL, based in Grove Street, was formed 37 years ago and now employs more than 370 people. It has developed secure software for more...

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First trainee developers graduate from Mayden Academy – and get jobs with the software firm

April 29, 2016
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First trainee developers graduate from Mayden Academy – and get jobs with the software firm

The first six trainee software developers have graduated from the Mayden Academy, Bath-based software house Mayden’s intensive, employer-led training programme. All six are now working at the firm as junior developers. The academy was set up to help grow and retain developer talent in the Bath and Bristol area, and ensure it stays at...

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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns bigger than ever

April 29, 2016
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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns bigger than ever

The successful Business Showcase South West returns next week to again celebrate the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. The event, the largest of its kind in the South West, this year takes place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, meaning it will be even bigger. Delegates from Bath and...

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£1.55m South African Broadcasting Corporation contract win for SciSys

April 29, 2016
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£1.55m South African Broadcasting Corporation contract win for SciSys

Chippenham-based specialist IT firm SciSys has landed a £1.55m contract to supply the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) with its world-beating ‘cloud-hosted’ radio technology. The two-and-a-half year contract is the latest secured by the firm as it continues to bounce back from serious problems with a major fixed-price contract last year. The crisis pushed...

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The revolution will be virtual, survey shows – and Bath needs to stay in the VR vanguard

April 18, 2016
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The revolution will be virtual, survey shows – and Bath needs to stay in the VR vanguard

Virtual reality will have a major impact on nearly all aspects of our lives – from working and resting to playing and learning, according to a new survey commissioned to ensure the West of England stays at the leading edge of the VR revolution. While three quarters of the 2,000 people taking part in...

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