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Hackday, Bristol Engine Shed, July 26, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

by Kevin 22/07/2014 in Bristol

Just Eat are organising a hackday at the Engine Shed in Bristol. Participating teams could win a Parrot AR Drone.
8.00am – 8.30am: Breakfast
8.30am – 9.30am: Team formation and pitching
9.30am – 5.30pm: Hacking (with Pizzas for lunch)!
5.30pm – 7.00pm: Demonstrations, Judging & Prizes
7.00pm – 9.00pm: Dinner and drinks
Sign up on the Meetup page to attend.

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Knowle West Media Centre launch Data Toolkit for young people

by Kevin 17/07/2014 in Bristol

Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) has created a free online resource for arts organisations, called the Data Toolkit.
The Data Toolkit was funded through the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, and presents a step-by-step guide that will enable arts organisations who are interested in exploring the potential of data to develop engaging and innovative projects [...]

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Event: Making the City Playable Conference, 10-11 September 2014, Bristol

by Kevin 15/07/2014 in Bristol

Featuring Google, Ogilvy, architect Usman Haque and the University of the West of England, this two-day international conference will explore the theme of the ‘Playable City’, asking what it might mean for citizens, urban planners, tech giants, small companies, artists and designers in imagining and making the cities of [...]

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Code and Create with Fire Tech Camp this Summer UWE Bower Ashton, 11 – 15 August and 18 – 22 August

by Kevin 14/07/2014 in Bristol

Fire Tech Camp empowers children and teenagers with the skills to create and innovate using technology. On five-day non-residential holiday camps, young people can design their own video games, get to grips with programming languages Java and Python or invent using Arduino electronics platforms.
Fire Tech are launching camps this summer in Bristol, running  11-14 and 18-22 August, at [...]

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Do you have an Idea to use Open Data to help people renting accommodation? The best idea wins £40,000 to develop their product

by Kevin 27/06/2014 in Bristol

Nesta and ODI have launched a Housing Open Data Challenge which invites teams to use open data to build products and services to help people get the best out of renting (including to provide greater housing options for those renting). This includes both:

Those who are renting in the private rented [...]

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Do you have a small/medium business related to Microelectronics in the South West of England? iNets might be able to provide you with support

by Kevin 27/06/2014 in Bristol

The Microelectronics iNet project supports small and medium-sized innovative companies across the South West through direct funding, practical support, advice, local and sector network development and highly targeted events. Led by the University of West of England, Microelectronics iNet is a £4.2 million European Regional Development Fund project running until June 2015. They have assisted [...]

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Win up to £10k in innovation vouchers to support your Telehealth project

by Kevin 24/06/2014 in Bristol

The Microelectronics iNet has announced a funding competition to support South West SMEs in making their innovative telehealth projects successful.
The deadline for the competition’s ‘Expressions of Interest Form’ is 4 July 2014 and the final deadline for funding application is 29 August 2014. A ‘Matchmaking Workshop’ will also be held on the 16 July 2014.
‘Expressions [...]

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mySociety Meetup, 630pm, 2nd July, Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol , BS1 4EF

by Kevin 20/06/2014 in Bristol

MySociety make fabulous digital assets for civic society. Come along and chat about digital democracy, open data, civic coding and more. Book your place on lanyard.

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STEEP project holds second stakeholder workshop for Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

by Jon 12/06/2014 in Bristol

Bristol hosted its second modelling workshop with stakeholders within the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone on Wednesday June 11th.
The session focused on what specific actions and interventions should be adopted to achieve a ‘low carbon’ enterprise zone and meet our carbon reduction targets.
In an intense discussion, sub-groups have produced a [...]

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