Breakfast briefing for high tech companies looking to expand or export to China, 29 April

by Kevin 20/03/2014 in Bristol

If you are a high tech business looking to create a presence or export to China you can join this Breakfast briefing to learn more about the Smart Cities China Trade Mission from 7th – 16th November 2014 to Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
The mission will focus on promoting local business and [...]

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16 March deadline for ideas for Energy and Environment Open Data Challenge in Bristol

by Kevin 06/03/2014 in Bristol

Innovators from across Europe have just over a week left to put forward their project ideas for community energy solutions as part of a pioneering Open Data Challenge run by Bristol City Council, Nesta and the Open Data Institute (ODI).
Bristol is acting as the test-bed for the project, which encourages people to use open data to [...]

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Meet the Supplier event, Bristol, 25 June 2014

by Kevin 02/03/2014 in Bristol

Bristol City Council and the Federation of Small Businesses are organising a Meet the Supplier event for 25 June 2014 in Bristol.
Buyers frequently find it too time consuming to sort through the myriad of local suppliers to find those who might be able to offer them something better. Smaller businesses, often [...]

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19th Feb from 630pm its Bristol #KittenCamp at the Big Chill Bar, Bristol

by Kevin 19/02/2014 in Bristol

This meet up of creative web and digital folks is hosting two top Bristol guest speakers, Clare Reddington, Director of iShed and The Pervasive Media Studio, talking about Playable Cities and the Hello Lamppost project, as well as VAN & Rubber Republic co-founder, Chris Quigley, talking about how brands can engineer virality. Sign up for [...]

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Funding available for innovative digital ideas delivering social impact

by Kevin 18/02/2014 in People

Do you have an innovative digital idea with the potential to address a specific societal challenge? Would your idea benefit from financial support for further development? Perhaps CHEST can help you.  CHEST is an EU funded project  focusing on digital social innovation. The project is launching a series of open calls with funding for local [...]

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National Hack the Government Event, 8 and 9 March, London, Bournemouth, Leeds, Glasgow, Exeter

by Kevin 17/02/2014 in Events

Rewired State are hosting the National Hack the Government event at five locations across the Country. The events bring together people from a range of different backgrounds to come up with ideas and then build apps using open data with the goal of improving local and national Government services.
Information about the venues, themes and signing [...]

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Energy & Environment Open Data Challenge open for applications

by Matthew 14/02/2014 in Bristol

Applications  are now open for the Energy and Environment Open Data Challenge. You can start to put your ideas up on the participant platform here.  Further details of the datasets which are available and the process for getting involved can be found here. Nesta and the Open Data Institute have been developing this challenge over [...]

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South West Microelectronics iNet Spring Funding Competition opens from 1st to 30th April

by Kevin 13/02/2014 in Bristol

South West Microelectronics iNet is looking for innovative companies in the South West to apply for the Microelectronics iNet Funding competition.

Open to SMEs in all industry sectors
Up to £10k grant available
Easy application process, quick decision

The competition is being run to support the innovative use of microelectronics technology in new products and services.
To ensure the application [...]

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Get hands on with the latest technology, Thurs 13th Feb at the Engine Shed, Bristol

by Kevin 10/02/2014 in Bristol

Do you want a chance to get your hands on the latest exciting and innovative tech? Fancy trying out Google Glass, Oculus Rift, drones and  iBeacons? Visit the SOMO Mobile Innovation Day at Engine Shed and get expert views on how the latest tech can help businesses and consumers. Two sessions will be running on [...]

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