Following the success of 2015’s event, Venturefest Bristol & Bath will return in 2017 with a programme spanning all the way from February to October.
The February series opener features the Future City Seminar Series, in which leading businesses will discuss the future of cities and the tech challenges they might face. This will be followed by a series of events, finishing with a showcase of Bristol and Bath’s most innovative companies.
The West of England has earned its prestigious position as the UK's most productive Tech Cluster. Whilst this is great news for the area, it means recruiting good software developers is highly competitive as companies compete for top talent.
The commercial prospects of RAS projects are obvious in today’s society. Commercially viable RAS projects often need to combine several different technologies, and this investment funding aims to encourage collaboration in order to speed up RAS development towards demonstration.
The Arts Council has funding of up to £400,000 to invest in organisations that support cultural and creative businesses.
The Business Support programme was designed to help the creative and cultural sector to become more self-supporting and resilient. The Arts Council hopes to improve understanding of how to do this, and what resources are needed, by engaging with partners to provide information on activities in this area.