Technology

Stands go on sale for The Business Showcase South West 2015

November 27, 2014
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Stands go on sale for The Business Showcase South West 2015

Stands for The Business Showcase South West – the major business event which celebrates the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise – are now on sale and pre-registration for delegates has also gone live. Following the huge success of the inaugural event in April this year, The Business Showcase South West returns...

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Bath tech pioneers take pitching for investment to new level in Europe’s tallest building

November 20, 2014
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Bath tech pioneers take pitching for investment to new level in Europe’s tallest building

Four of Bath’s most-exciting tech innovators are to bid for funding worth £30m in front of an audience made up of some of the UK’s top investors. The firms, all members of the city’s SETsquared innovation incubator, will take part in the real-life Dragon’s Den-style showcase at The Shard in London next Wednesday. The...

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Minister’s visit backs Bath’s position as hotbed for energy innovation

November 20, 2014
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Minister’s visit backs Bath’s position as hotbed for energy innovation

Innovative Bath firms developing sustainable ways of producing and using energy had the chance to showcase their pioneering work to a Government minister earlier this week. Energy and climate change minister Amber Rudd visited Bath on Tuesday to discover how the South West is leading the world in low carbon development. Ms Rudd attended...

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IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t quite go to plan

November 18, 2014
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IT group SciSys’ staff celebrate historic comet landing – even if it didn’t quite go to plan

Staff at SciSys, the Chippenham-based specialist software firm, have been celebrating their role in the historic touchdown of the Rosetta space mission’s lander on the comet 67P some 500million km from Earth. SciSys developed the software for the mission control system (MCS) for the European Space Agency (ESA) project. The software has been used...

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Technician joins fast-growing IT services firm Systemagic

November 11, 2014
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Technician joins fast-growing IT services firm Systemagic

Jordan Whitehouse has joined Systemagic, the IT support specialists based at Monkton Combe and Trowbridge, as an IT technician. Jordan, pictured, completed his qualifications in IT at Merthyr Tydfil College in South Wales and went on to complete an apprenticeship at tyre firm Continental Teves in Ebbw Vale. Launched 15 years ago, Systemagic provides...

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Investment doubles to £60m for SETsquared’s innovative firms

November 11, 2014
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Investment doubles to £60m for SETsquared’s innovative firms

Investment raised by innovative firms based at SETsquared, the highly-successful business incubator backed by the University of Bath, has doubled over the past year to £60m – and is expected to rise again in the coming 12 months. Funding has come through a mixture of angel investors, venture capitalists and Government grants, according to...

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R&D tax credit take-up spirals as firms finally realise the benefit

November 11, 2014
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R&D tax credit take-up spirals as firms finally realise the benefit

West of England accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has a large office in Bath, has secured more than £53m in research and development tax credits for clients over the past year. The tax credits were introduced 14 years ago but take-up had been slow until recently – a fact many blame on the misapprehension...

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Bath’s Zynstra and SETsquared shine in the Sparkies among the region’s top innovators

November 3, 2014
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Bath’s Zynstra and SETsquared shine in the Sparkies among the region’s top innovators

Bath-based cloud pioneer Zynstra and SETsquared, the highly-successful business incubator backed by the University of Bath, have been named among the winners in the Sparkies, the region’s tech sector ‘Oscars’. The awards, staged at Bath’s Komedia last week, emphasised the West of England’s growing role as one of the UK’s most innovative regions and...

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Award nomination for Bath’s SETsquared business incubator in recognition of its track record

October 23, 2014
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Award nomination for Bath’s SETsquared business incubator in recognition of its track record

SETsquared, the highly-successful business incubator backed by the University of Bath, has been named as one of the UK’s most dedicated champions of entrepreneurs. SETsquared, whose Bath base is in the university's Innovation Centre at Carpenters House, will compete in the national finals of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards next month after judges were...

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Software innovator SciSys buoyed by £1m RNLI lifeboat contract extension

October 7, 2014
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Software innovator SciSys buoyed by £1m RNLI lifeboat contract extension

Specialist software firm SciSys has landed a £1m extension to a contract to supply its innovative technology to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The Chippenham-based firm was originally contracted to supply system and information management (SIMS) systems for the first 11 vessels in the RNLI’s latest class of lifeboat, the Shannon, pictured. The...

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