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Forth's Sarah Bolt nominated for NatWest Everywoman award

The founder of a health tech firm with roots in the South West has been shortlisted in the 19th Annual NatWest Everywoman Awards .

Sarah Bolt, founder and CEO of Forth , is one of four finalists for the Demeter Award, the award for the most inspirational woman running a business that has been trading for three to five years.

Forth, which is based just over the Severn Bridge...

The ilab Barnstaple runner up UK's Best Repair Service at the Mobile Industry Awards

Barnstaple's 'the ilab' celebrates runner up spot at national Mobile Industry Awards

The team at 'the ilab' Repair Centre in Barnstaple are celebrating after being named one of the top mobile phone repair services in the country at the Mobile Industry Awards in London.

The independent high street store took the runner up spot in the Best Repair Service category on September 29 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, pipped at the post by industry leader iSmash.


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Tenants at Plymouth and Exeter Science Parks recognised in Tech South West Awards shortlist

Companies at Plymouth and Exeter Science Park have been shortlisted for the annual Tech South West Awards .

Nearly 200 entries were received for the prestigious event, which showcases the best innovation and talent across the region’s tech sector.

Plymouth Science Park tenant Pixalytics is shortlisted for the Clean Tech and Future Tech Awards. Pixalytics is an independent...

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Tech South West Awards shortlist reveals best in tech from across the region

Live streaming platforms, carbon-neutral artificial reef systems and an app to support breastfeeding mothers are among the technologies developed by finalists at this year’s Tech South West Awards.

Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the best in tech from across the South West including Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire,...

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Devon-based InsurTech startup wins ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and splits cash prize with runner-up

Devon-based InsurTech company Intelligent AI Limited has won the ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and split the cash prize with a HealthTech runner-up.

The Exeter startup has developed an AI-driven platform that provides insurers, brokers and corporate clients with a 360-degree view of risk across their property portfolios. The technology uses over 300 datasets including AI,...

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Judges announced for Tech South West Awards 2021

An array of tech experts have been unveiled for the judging of this year’s Tech South West Awards.

Entrepreneurs and tech leaders working in digital tech, software, health tech, funding, startup support, tech hubs, innovation and research are in the lineup. They include Fay Davies of Plymouth Science Park, Kevin Hodge of the UK Hydrographic Office, Karin Rudolph of Tech Ethics...

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Tech firms named among finalists at the 2021 South West Business Leader Awards

A number of South West tech firms have made the shortlist for the 2021 Business Leader Awards, announced this week.

Bristol-based software firm Ghyston, healthtech company LatchAid and Bath-based Rocketmakers are among the finalists.

Nearly 250 businesses entered this year’s awards and the winners will be crowned on Thursday September 23 in an in-person black-tie gala...

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Competition opens to support female entrepreneurs from across the UK

Innovate UK , as part of UK Research and Innovation , today opens the Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22.

20 female entrepreneurs across the UK will be selected for the award, which consists of a £50,000 grant and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support.

The aim of this competition is to find women with exciting, innovative ideas and ambitious plans...


Bristol startup shortlisted for “Best New Agency” at the UK Agency Awards 2021

Bristol-based digital marketing startup HdE AGENCY has had its work recognised by being the only agency in the South West to be shortlisted for “Best New Agency” at the UK Agency Awards 2021

HdE AGENCY is a Bristol-based performance growth marketing agency based at the Engine Shed , a tech hub at the heart of the city. The agency, which has grown fivefold during the past 18 months,...

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South West-based projects make global shortlist for structural engineering awards

Three engineering projects from across the South West have been featured in an international shortlist of "some of the best engineering projects the world has to offer from the past two years."

An elevated walkway in Somerset, a low-carbon community chapel in Gloucestershire, and an archive hub in Cornwall are among the works listed in the 2021 Structural Awards Shortlist , revealed...