News - Science & Technology

Posted on: July, 2018
‘Advanced Engineering Centre’ The formal opening of a state-of-the art £3 million ‘Advanced Engineering Centre’ - at Exeter College - a UK leading centre of excellence for robotics and virtual welding – has taken place. The next generation of leaders in engineering are being inspired at the centre, a 780 square metre...
Posted on: July, 2018
South West Communications Group has secured Microsoft’s Gold Cloud Productivity competency to extend their expertise in the business IT market. This competency complements the Gold Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency and Authorised Education Partner status that swcomms has already achieved since becoming a Microsoft Direct Partner. The Exeter-headquartered company has consistently...
Posted on: July, 2018
  A new fund, the GEM (Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance) Fund has been established to enable graduate entrepreneurs to remain in Exeter. At the University, they will continue to receive training, guidance, funding access and support via the Student Startup Programme, Think:Try:Do (TTD). To allow the provision of the GEM Fund, a crowdfunding...
Posted on: June, 2018
We have seen an increase in credit card breaches in the South West region. Securious, a PCI QSA Company based in the Science Park in Exeter, are trying to understand in general where businesses in the region may need additional help, information or training. The short survey takes one minute, responses are...
Posted on: June, 2018
On Thursday 19th July, the Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology (ExIST) is hosting an event to discuss the evolution of digital currencies.   Robert McIlwraith, chairman of ExIST, said “The development of digital currencies presents opportunities and challenges, which businesses must meet. We are pleased to invite great speakers to help...
Posted on: June, 2018
Professor Andrew Toms has topped the list of knee surgeons in the Daily Mail Good Doctors Guide. Exeter is internationally famous for orthopaedic expertise in hip and knee replacements, and Professor Toms achievement coincides with a key milestone for the Nuffield Orthopaedic department;   This week the Exeter Nuffield will treat its...
Posted on: June, 2018
Awards have been launched to celebrate the best workspaces across Exeter.   The Space Awards will celebrate workspaces and employee initiatives that help boost well-being, productivity and smarter ways of working at organisations in and around the city.   Run as part of the Future of the Workplace initiative, the awards will act as...
Posted on: June, 2018
A leading South West energy lawyer has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Sonya Bedford, partner and head of energy at Stephens Scown LLP has received the honour for her services to community energy. At Stephens Scown Sonya has built up one of the strongest energy teams in...
Posted on: June, 2018
  South West Communications Group has made a significant step-change in their product portfolio with the launch of their managed network service.   Already a provider of data network infrastructure, such as local and wide area networks, swcomms is putting its years of engineering expertise to good use to offer this new service...
Posted on: June, 2018
  A multimillion pound bid to revolutionise digital technology education across the South West has reached the final phase of competition. The Department for Education (DfE) is awarding £170 million to establish a network of Institutes of Technology across the country. They will offer top-quality training and apprenticeships in higher-level technical skills....
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