News - Science & Technology

Posted on: July, 2020
Wednesday 15 July, 12:30pm - Globally businesses are automating. But are we here? Or are we at risk of a widening productivity gap? 41% of businesses surveyed are speeding up their automation plans but is it happening here in the South West or are we at risk of a widening productivity...
Posted on: June, 2020
SMEs in the South West are being asked how they used technology to help them during the pandemic to provide guidance and learning for the region’s business community. Devon-based tech company Timewade have launched the ‘Technology for Success 2020’ study, to discover the best approaches and challenges across businesses in the...
Posted on: May, 2020
Exeter-based Neuronostics have been awarded a £50,000 grant from Innovate UK to improve at-home management of epilepsy. The project was one of just 800 selected from over 8,600 applications that will develop new technology and innovation to overcome some of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant will support the initial...
Posted on: May, 2020
Tech champions, heroes and innovators will be recognised at the annual Tech South West Awards which launched on Friday May 1. The awards will feature a new Hero Award to recognise the contributions by people and organisations across the region’s tech community to aiding the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from...
Posted on: April, 2020
Cyber security specialists, Securious, have put together a quick 3-minute video presented by Tony outlining 6 basic tips for anyone working from home on how to stay cyber secure The video also gives links to some additional free resources including help for those responsible for their companys’ networks: https://securious.co.uk/video-wfh-6-tips-for-staying-cyber-secure/
Posted on: April, 2020
Exeter Science Park Ltd’s Board of Directors has appointed Nick Ames of the SG Group as its new Chair, replacing Professor Sir William Wakeham who retires after more than ten years at the helm. As Chief Executive of the SG Group, which has its headquarters in East Devon and includes Supacat,...
Posted on: April, 2020
  ●Exeter City Futures has launched the ‘Net Zero Exeter 2030 Plan’, a roadmap to carbon neutrality. ●Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of carbon can be saved through collaborative action by all in Exeter. Despite the recent and unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, today marks the release of Exeter City Futures’ ‘Plan for a Net...
Posted on: January, 2020
The biggest barriers to South West businesses making the most of technology have been revealed. Cost, lacking the knowledge to make the right decisions and the time to focus on improvements to existing technology are the three top barriers according to a new survey. Exeter-based technology support and strategy firm Timewade carried...
Posted on: December, 2019
Artificial soil, ultrasound that creates the sensation of touch in mid-air, and a safety at sea app were amongst the array of ground-breaking tech honoured at this year’s Tech South West Awards. Business leaders, tech entrepreneurs and organisations came together from across the region for the inaugural event, held at the...
Leading tech companies, initiatives and individuals shortlisted for this year’s inaugural Tech South West Awards have been revealed. Celebrating the best ‘tech in the west’, the awards cover Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Exeter-based companies including DeGould, Oneserve and Software Solved, have...
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