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Event: Transform Digital, 15 and 16 September, At-Bristol, BS1 5DB

by Kevin 30/06/2015 in Bristol

The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) are holding their a series of events and their annual conference here in Bristol on 15th and 16th September. These “Transform Digital” events offer fantastic opportunities to explore the changes that are happening right now in digital connectivity and to get insights and answers to questions such as:

What’s [...]

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Take on the Bristol Go Green Challenge and trial your innovation on the RBS estate, application deadline 7 July

by Kevin 25/06/2015 in Bristol

The search is on for the most innovative conceptual, garage-tested and market-ready solutions to trial on the RBS estate Bristol.
Do you have an innovative solution that can help RBS’ Bristol premises with any of the following?

Energy and efficiency
Travel and transport
Planning and resilience for local networks and communities
Happy and healthy workplaces and colleagues
Sustainable sourcing of local [...]

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MySociety are coming back to Bristol, Thursday 23rd July between 7pm and 10pm

by Kevin 24/06/2015 in Bristol

After a successful visit to the City last year, MySociety are taking the show on the road again and coming to see us in Bristol. They will be hosting a meetup at the Famous Royal Navy Volunteer pub function room, 17-18 King St, Harbourside, Bristol , BS1 4EF.
There will be speakers from MySociety and local guest [...]

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Bristol Ageing Better Radio launches 12:00, Monday 29th June on Ujima FM

by Kevin 23/06/2015 in Bristol

Bristol Ageing Better Radio will be a lively show run by and for older people, featuring interviews, discussions and news about what’s happening in the city.
The team are currently looking for sponsors for the show on Ujima FM. The cost is £100 per show, and sponsors will be mentioned four times. If you would like [...]

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How do you fancy a N.I.C.E. Award? 1st July deadline is approaching.

by Kevin 23/06/2015 in Bristol

The Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe (N.I.C.E.) 2015 award challenges the cultural and creative sectors to propose surprising and experimental innovations that are solutions to difficult global problems with special, but not exclusive, attention given to digital innovations. If you have a project you’ve been working on and some supporting video [...]

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Come along to our open event “Connecting Bristol to the Internet of Things”: Watershed, July 6, 6-9pm

by Kevin 21/06/2015 in Bristol

Innovate UK will soon be launching its £10m competition to establish a single city Demonstrator for the Internet of Things.
You are invited to attend a presentation and open discussion about how IoT can create new opportunities and address existing challenges in our city.
Background
Centre for Cities and McKinsey recently recognised Bristol and Bath as the most [...]

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Take the latest RBS Innovation Gateway opportunity with the Bristol Go Green Challenge

by Kevin 10/06/2015 in Bristol

The latest RBS Innovation Gateway opportunity, the Bristol Go Green Challenge, is now open for applications, offering innovators the chance to test their green solutions in RBS branches and buildings in Bristol.
The Bristol Go Green Challenge is looking for new ideas to tackle a range of resource efficiency challenges.
The bank is already trialling low-carbon technology [...]

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Funding available for UWE PhD as part of our new Wellcome Trust’s Sustaining Health project

by Kevin 10/06/2015 in Bristol

University of the West of England have funding for a PhD student conducting research related to “Moving health and sustainability upstream into strategic urban development decision-making”.
The deadline to apply is 29th June so move quickly if you are interested.

For more details or to apply http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/research/postgraduateresearchstudy/studentshipopportunities/studentships2015/fet.aspx

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Going to Venturefest? Get involved in the HP Future Cities Innovation Hot-House Challenge

by Kevin 03/06/2015 in Bristol

HP are launching their Hot House Challenge on 9 June at Venturefest Bristol & Bath. The Hot House Challenge is a competition for organisations to submit a disruptive idea or business model that is suitable for public or commercial service which betters peoples’ lives and the environment in a city like Bristol or Bath. It [...]

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