November 2014

Why the South West Leads in Low Carbon Innovation

18thNov 2014
Amber Rudd, MP and Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), [today] visited SETsquared to discover how the 
South West is leading innovation in low carbon development.
Amber Rudd, MP, attended a breakfast discussion with local businesses and academics hosted by Low Carbon South West and SETsquared to hear first-hand how the South West has become a global leader in low carbon development. 

The Shard to become real life ‘Dragon’s Den’

18thNov 2014
When: November 26 from 4-6pm
More than 20 of the UK’s most exciting technology start-ups are set to bid for a collective £30m of investment in front of a live audience of investors at The Shard this month.

Bristol spin-out awarded £600,000 to develop haptic technology

13thNov 2014
A leading developer of technology that uses ultrasound to create tactile sensations in mid-air has been awarded £600,000 to advance the haptics system.  The new investment, led by IP Group plc (LSE: IPO) and one of its managed funds, will allow the Bristol-based company, Ultrahaptics, to expand its software team and accelerate product development and customer engagement.