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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Bristol small businesses: Do you want up to £3000 free money to upgrade your broadband?

by Kevin 06/06/2014 in Bristol

If you are looking for the catch, there isn’t one. Under the Connection Vouchers scheme you can access up to £3000 to offset the capital costs of upgrading your broadband connection to superfast.You can apply for a voucher if;

You are a SME , Charity or Social Enterprise
Your connection will cost over £200
You are asking for [...]

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Event: Delivering Superfast with Wireless Broadband Services, People’s History Museum, Manchester

by Kevin 29/05/2014 in Connectivity

Wireless broadband is an important part of the technology mix for delivering 100% superfast coverage. This seminar organised by INCA will discuss superfast-capable wireless technology; the role of satellite broadband; showcase projects that are live or under development; and discuss how to approach securing state aid funding.

Participants include local authority representatives aiming to deliver 100% [...]

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External Supported Accommodation Supplier Event, Ashton Court, Bristol, 11 June, 2-4pm

by Kevin 28/05/2014 in Bristol

Bristol City Council are looking to tender for a framework contract for providers of specialist accommodation for care leavers and other vulnerable 16-18 year olds, or 21-25 year olds if disabled and continuing in education .
The organisations selected will deliver accommodation and support to the target group which aims to [...]

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Wanted: Your Big Green Ideas for Cities

by Kevin 27/05/2014 in Bristol

The Future Cities Catapult (FCC) is a global centre of excellence in urban innovation uniting key players to find new ways of tackling city challenges. They help British businesses grow, whilst making cities better places to live for everyone.
During Big Green Week the FCC are looking for small businesses and innovators in [...]

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Gameslab South West: round 2 of grant funding now available for video game developers

by Kevin 16/05/2014 in Bristol

Open to SME’s, GamesLab South West is intended to stimulate the development and growth of the games industry by supporting companies in the region with demonstrable high-growth potential. Previous successful GamesLab South West alumni include Swindon’s Evil Twin Artworks along with Bristol based Sun and Moon Studios.
Developers interested in applying for grants up to £10,000 [...]

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Could you use £5000 of support to help grow your creative SME business?

by Kevin 13/05/2014 in Bristol

Creative England is giving SMEs in the South West up to £5,000 per company to help grow their businesses with the second round of its Business Strategy and Innovation vouchers.
This scheme will support creative companies to subsidise much of the cost of employing an expert to provide advice or support to help progress business plans. [...]

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Free Introduction to Embedded Linux Workshop, Bristol, 28th May

by Kevin 12/05/2014 in Bristol

Bristol based technical training company Codarity are offering free places on their Introduction to Embedded Linux Workshop.
Topics covered include building & booting the Linux kernel, debugging user applications and kernel modules and an introduction to working with the U-Boot boot loader & BusyBox.
The workshop runs from 10am to 4pm on Wednesday 28th May in Bristol [...]

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