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South West Innovation Expo

Following the success of the 2021 event, The South West Innovation Expo is returning in March 2024.

The flagship event for the technology sector from across Devon, Cornwall, The Isles of Scilly and Somerset will bring together talented small enterprise innovators, entrepreneurs, business, academics and investors.

Centring around the theme of RESILIENCE, the one-day event...

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Behind Login launches new competitor research subscription product, ReleaseTrack

Behind Login, a UK-based competitor research consultancy, has launched a new product called ReleaseTrack to facilitate competitor research within the FinTech and Finance industry.

According the company, the platform gives clients "complete visibility of the competitive landscape and peace of mind when it comes to competitor research." ReleaseTrack merges technology, community and...

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Survey reveals South West businesses’ changing use of technology since pandemic

The attitude of South West business leaders towards technology underwent a major shift in the pandemic, according to a new survey.

South West IT and technology support specialists Timewade carried out the ‘Time to Deliver’ survey , in partnership with leading South West accountancy firm Bishop Fleming .

The findings reveal how the pandemic changed business leaders’ view on...

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South West tech sector to create 125,000 jobs and grow to nearly £20bn a year by 2026

A landmark report into the technology industry in the South West has revealed the vast opportunities for tech businesses and entrepreneurs across the region.

The South West of England’s tech sector is set to grow to almost £20bn gross value added (GVA) a year by 2026, creating more than 125,000 new jobs, according to a new study from Whitecap Consulting.

The research, by far...

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Exeter named among UK's most tech-savvy cities

Exeter has been named among the UK cities growing its tech capabilities at the fastest rate.

A nationwide index created by fintech experts Dojo to find out which UK cities are improving their technological capabilities and access to technology at the fastest rate placed Exeter at 12th, ahead of Birmingham and Southampton.

The study looked at five relevant metrics in each...

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Half-day event to be held in Cornwall to "demystify AI"

AI has become the most talked about, most sensationalised technology in the world today, but it’s meaning and how it can be used is often misunderstood. Many people are unsure of how AI affects their own lives and industries.

For their first ‘Tech Connect’ event of 2022, not-for-profit membership organisation Software Cornwall has collaborated with members and partners to confront...


Diversity and purpose key to success of South West tech scene, survey says

A survey of more than 300 leaders of tech businesses across the South West has revealed the region can claim to be more diverse than many others in the UK on a number of key metrics.

The research, commissioned by Bristol-based Antidote Communications, in conjunction with TechSpark, found that 36% of surveyed tech business leaders identify as female, surpassing the national averages...

South West health project reduces urgent care visits

A service design research project led by Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Healthier Together Partnership has seen a significant reduction in the number of people visiting urgent care after calling NHS 111 (estimated at around 70%).

In response to winter pressures on urgent care due to Covid-19, the NHS needed to reduce the risk of infection in busy waiting...

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Timewade: How to start a new role remotely

Blog provided by technology strategy experts Timewade .

Starting a new job is an exciting time but often has its challenges. And starting a new job in the midst of a global pandemic, while working remotely is an entirely different experience.

Troy Wheeler recently started as a Technology Success Analyst at Timewade and his entire induction was conducted completely remotely...

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South West survey will uncover how businesses’ use of technology has changed since the pandemic

In a new survey, small and medium sized businesses are asked how the pandemic has impacted their use of technology.

In addition to revealing the technologies most favoured by SMEs, the data gathered in the ‘Time to Deliver' survey will uncover insights around businesses’ approach to technology, how many have a strategy, and how effective it is in delivering against objectives....