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Timewade and Exeter College work together to boost career aspirations

Exeter-based IT support specialist Timewade is working with Exeter College to encourage more young people to consider a career in technology with a series of ‘How I got into Tech’ blogs showcasing the educational and career journeys Timewade employees have taken.

In the series, Timewade employees share how they got into technology, what they like about working in the sector, and...

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Exeter's Met Office hit with steep COP26 bill

The UK Met Office , based in Exeter, is one of at least three organisations to downgrade their presence at next month’s COP26 climate talks due to higher than expected costs, according to Politico .

The Met Office are sharing a joint space and events programme with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The three...

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University of Exeter: Optimising supply chains with machine learning

A new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of Exeter and Applegate Marketplace launched this year to help machine learning improve the company’s decision-making.

With support from IIB’s dedicated KTP team , data scientist Aimée Hall is now working closely with the procurement firm Applegate, whose AI-based platform aims to optimize the process of matching...

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Access all areas: backstage at the TechExeter Tech+Digital Conference

South West Tech Daily reporter Jack Wride goes behind the scenes at the TechExeter Conference, and discovers how technology can be used to make events and media content accessible to all.

TechExeter’s Tech+Digital Conference, held at Exeter’s Kaleider Studios, had ‘Access’ as its theme for this year’s series of discussions. What better theme could there be for a budding journalist...

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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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TechExeter's annual Tech+Digital Conference returns this month

TechExeter will be hosting their annual grass-roots Tech+Digital Conference on September 8th, with this year’s conference being themed around ‘Access’.

The virtual event will host 19 expert speakers who will be presenting across a 3 track conference stream over the course of the day, discussing a range of topics which will include accessibility, diversity and communications....

Jurassic Fibre vaccination centre

SW firm hooks up new vaccination centre with ultrafast broadband in just 3 weeks

South West internet service provider Jurassic Fibre has connected a new Covid-19 mass vaccination centre in Exeter to full fibre broadband in an ultrafast turnaround.

The company worked closely with Greendale Business Park, where the vaccination centre is located, to provide its full fibre broadband to the site at short notice.

Greendale approached Jurassic Fibre at the...

Bristol & Bath named as top fintech cluster

South West named a leading tech region in new report

The South West has established itself as one of the leading regions in the UK for technology businesses and start-ups, according to an influential new report.

The 12 Clusters of Tech report, compiled by London Tech Week and the UK Tech Cluster Group, highlighted creative technology, Artificial Intelligence, data and green energy as areas of strength for the South West.


Luke Lang leaves Crowdcube 12 years after co-founding the business

One of the South West's most prominent tech entrepreneurs has left the Exeter start-up funding platform he co-founded 12 years ago.

Luke Lang, co-founder of Crowdcube, stood down from the business at the end of last week. In an email to contacts, he said: "After emerging from the pandemic even stronger, hitting profitability and with exciting plans in place for further growth, I feel...

University of Exeter spin-out Neuronostics in final four for global prize

University of Exeter spin-out company Neuronostics has been named one of four finalists for the Nature Spinoff Prize 2021.

The finalists were chosen for their potential to translate world-leading scientific research into products and services that would have lasting impact on society.

Neuronostics was co-founded by Professor John Terry and Dr Wessel Woldman in 2018. The team...