#LiftYourBusiness – Midlands tech on top

A second round of the ‘Lift Your Business’ programme has arrived in Birmingham. With local tech pioneer Gymshark teaming up with Innovation Birmingham, more support will be given to tech SMEs. Founded in 2012 with humble beginnings, Gymshark started out as a T-shirt printing operation in a garage. Now, the fitness clothing brand based in […]

Cisco joins the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme

Angel of the North

Two big names in the technology world have finally formed an alliance, as Cisco announce their partnership with the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme it’s clear that the North will keep flourishing as a technical and economic hub. As a long standing supporter of the North, Cisco already have numerous customers, partners and employees across the […]

Digital Startups set to transform the NHS

Surgery room with Equipment

After much anticipation the Leeds based healthcare programme Propel@YH has announced the 14 startups shortlisted to join the turbo-charged digital health programme. Set to be a pioneering scheme, Propel@YH has been commissioned by the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network and mHabitat. The programme was created for SME’s creating digital innovations with the potential […]

Distec undergoes a Digital Transformation

Large power plant factory

Manchester based solutions provider Distec is set to expand its client base to organisations within hazardous conditions. As a specialist provider of technology solutions, Distec is already a market leader within many industries including healthcare, retail, industrial manufacturing and more. As the organisation are now taking on new sectors, including organisations working in hazardous areas, […]

Tech trials for health and social care in Liverpool

5G is taking off throughout the country, having already been trialled in London, Bristol and Worcester. Put simply, 5G means ‘fifth generation mobile networks’ –  allowing you to call, text and get online, and is almost 100 times as faster than its predecessor, 4G. Early in 2019, the ‘fifth generation technology’ was trialled in Bristol […]

Spring into an immersive virtual reality experience

Spring is here, and so is the first dedicated virtual reality theatre! A concept relatively new to this decade, virtual reality (VR) has taken off in the past few years. By 2016, over 200 companies had developed their own spin on VR products. Three years later, and the possibilities for VR are becoming endless! The […]

Samsung’s takeover of X-Ray imaging

Leicester Hospital creates a collaboration between Althea and Samsung as the X-Ray imaging system is provided through Althea’s service. Althea operates as an outsourced technological partner for medical equipment in public and private healthcare organisations. Including biomedical devices, diagnostics imaging and homecare equipment. Althea installed another Samsung GC85 DR imaging system after reviewing all of […]

No sea, no problem! Beluga spotted in Broughton…

If you’re local to the area then I’m sure the Beluga XL, dubbed as the “cutest plane ever” is sounding familiar to you. Broughton’s Airbus site, is home to more than 6,000 employees and where aircraft wings are designed, tested and manufactured. Over the past 10 years, Airbus has invested over £2 billion into the […]

Yorkshire’s Tech Talent Drive

Leeds based software companies have had a kick-start to 2019 after Blue Logic have launched a major recruitment drive. Like many of the thriving IT businesses in the industry Blue Logic are investing back into the technical employees that helped drive a record 2018. The Managed IT Service provider kicked off one of it largest […]

North-West’s robots gain global recognition

North West’s tech organisation Blue Prism is a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA). RPA automates menial tasks that were originally carried out by humans to effectively create ‘artificial intelligence workers’. They are continuing to build a high quality sold platform for future growth. This North-West based company, which develops ‘AI workers’, sees group […]