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Dorset-based savvy navvy secures global partnership with charter company Zizoo

Marine technology company, savvy navvy , has teamed up with Zizoo , the world’s largest boat rental platform, helping responsible marine tourism by giving boat holiday makers across the globe access to its 'Google Maps for boats' app.

Zizoo, which offers over 44,000 boats across 500 destinations worldwide for both experienced and inexperienced boaters, will integrate savvy navvy’s...

Dan Sandhu receiving his Asian Tech Pioneer Award

Sparx CEO Dan Sandhu named as Asian Tech Pioneer

Sparx CEO Dan Sandhu has been named as one of Britain’s Asian Tech Pioneers by equality charity Diversity UK .

Sparx Learning is an Exeter-based socially focused education technology company that has been reimagining the way children learn at home and in school since 2010. The edtech firm previously won the Best Education Initiative Award at the Tech South West Awards 2020.


Pixel Pioneers conference returns to Bristol

After a COVID-enforced hiatus, Pixel Pioneers – the affordable community conference for front-end developers and UX/UI designers – is back in Bristol on 10 June.

Held at the M Shed at Bristol’s historic harbourside, the single-track event features some of the industry’s brightest minds from the South West and around the world, covering the latest trends in front-end development and...


West’s FinTech Cluster Set for Continued Growth in 2022

The representative body of technology-based financial services firms in the Southwest, FinTech West, is announcing ambitious growth plans for 2022.

This year will see the planned Spring launch of the FinTech West accelerator powered by SETSquared for start-up firms in the region. The FinTech West team is also working on an expanded events calendar; international exposure with...

A digital apprentice

Data and Digital Apprenticeships at the University of Exeter and Exeter College explained

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, which runs from 7th - 13th February 2022, the University of Exeter and Exeter College are collaborating on a virtual event all about our apprenticeship programmes.

If you are an employer who is interested in upskilling your workforce in data and digital skills or bringing in new talent, an apprenticeship could be the solution you are...

An F1 driver raising his arm in celebration. The text says: 'Built on resilience'

James Hadley, Immersive Labs: Helping McLaren stay cyber resilient off the track, so they can perform on it

In Formula 1, optimizing team performance based on data is crucial to getting ahead. Engineers continuously refine the balance of a car, pit crews strive to shave milliseconds from a pit-stop, drivers practice and prepare for every on-track decision and maneuver. It is the difference between winning and losing.

The same can be said for cybersecurity. Informed by a continual stream of...

A rugby game

Could this Bristol-born tech revolutionise goal line technology?

A patent has been granted for a new goal line technology that could replace TMO, VAR and Hawk-Eye at sporting events.

Current designs rely on cameras which track a ball’s trajectory to check if it crossed the line.

But the new patent, developed by University of Bristol research engineer Patrick Sullivan and University of Bristol philosopher Dr Mo Abolkheir, would use...

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How to build & improve media relations in tech

This thought leadership piece was provided by tech marketing experts Astley Media .

Astley Media are supporting the Tech South West StartUp Studio, a virtual accelerator for early stage tech companies in the South West.

Have you ever wondered about what it takes to build effective media relations? When people think about journalists and the media, they often conjure up...

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University Of Exeter: Tech-based health and exercise programmes less beneficial for users with low socio-economic status, study shows

Technology-based health and exercise programmes and apps, designed to offer a convenient and accessible way to boost physical activity, are dramatically less beneficial for users with low socio-economic status, a study has shown.

A team of experts, including Professor Mark Kelson from the University of Exeter , have conducted a major study to determine whether digital health...

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The elevating properties of bespoke software development

Insight provided by Clever Software Group , bespoke software development specialists based in Ringwood.

It may not seem like it, but bespoke software development can add a surprising amount of value to a business. Custom software solutions allow businesses to have more control and power over the tech that is used to run daily enterprise operations.

Pre-pandemic, many...