Bath Digital Festival returns


Bath Digital Festival returns this May, and forget about Jane Austen. This is all about cutting-edge tech. Curated by techSPARK and split across three days, the event will focus on three internationally impactful themes, all with strong roots and foundations in the City of Bath: Sport, Space and Cities.  Each theme has been carefully selected to…

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South West Innovation Expo returns to Exeter


Businesses across the South West are invited to discover cutting-edge ideas, innovation, and the latest entrepreneurial activity as the South West Innovation Expo returns to Exeter on 5th March 2024 at Sandy Park. Spearheaded by the University of Exeter and the University of Plymouth, this flagship event promises a day full of inspiration, collaboration, and the…

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SW Investment Summit launched to showcase funding opportunities in the region


A new summit will highlight funding opportunities, encourage key debate on the investment landscape and showcase companies looking to raise capital in the South West. Delivered by Tech South West in partnership with the SW of England Access to Finance Platform on Wednesday 20 March, the SW Investment Summit will bring together over a hundred…

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Timewade win region’s biggest esports festival

Timewade Esports team

Timewade have won the biggest esports event of its kind in the South West, after a showdown of over 30 corporate teams hosted by Exeter College and organised by Tech South West. The Exeter-based IT firm came out on top in an energetic Rocket League tournament, with the Exeter Chiefs rugby team, Bishop Fleming and…

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Leaders to Gather for First Regional Tech Summit

Tech leaders from across the South West of England will gather for a key regional summit to discuss the future of the sector in July. The summit, at Somerset County Cricket Club on Wednesday 5 July, will be a chance to discuss key opportunities and challenges, ranging from the fast-growing array of greentech brands in…

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Tech South West Awards 2023 open for entries

Guests at the Tech South West Awards 2022

The annual Tech South West Awards have opened for entries as the prestigious event returns for a fifth year to celebrate the region’s tech sector. Covering the whole of the South West from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset to Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, the awards showcase innovation across the region’s fastest growing sector. Over…

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Success for region’s first StartUp Studio live pitch event


The South West’s first ever StartUp Studio pitch event took place last week, with startups from across the region pitching to a panel of investors, business strategy experts and key partners. Hosted by Tech South West, the event featured eight startups that have each taken part in the StartUp Studio accelerator programme – a new…

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Technology leaders wanted for University of Exeter’s Festival of Discovery

Three circlular images showing exhibitors at the festival

The University of Exeter’s Digital Hub is reaching out to technology leaders and innovators across the region to get involved in the upcoming Festival of Discovery (24th May – 4th June). The festival is all about celebrating Digital and the opportunities it can bring students across their university journey and beyond. Whether that’s in research,…

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TSW Awards back for a third year to celebrate thriving South West tech scene

The annual Tech South West Awards are back to honour innovation, advancement and achievement across the region. Covering the whole of the South West from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset to Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, the awards shine a spotlight on the fastest growing part of the region’s economy – tech. At last year’s…

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