Category: News

Businesses work with Sheffield College on new apprenticeship

Great progress is being made and you can find out more at an update briefing on 7th February.

Back in November, just a few weeks after Sheffield College became an associate sponsor of Sheffield Digital, we organised an informal briefing with them and a number of local tech companies. It was a chance for the College to share their plan to introduce a Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship. Staff at the College want

Sheffield’s Northern Stars 2017 winners

Tutorful and Sport:80 deliver winning pitches at the Northern Stars grand final.

In November, Sheffield companies Tutorful (formerly Tutora) and Sport:80 were announced winners of Tech North Northern Stars 2017. They pitched in front of hundreds of people and against 18 other companies in a competition that aims to find the ‘best tech startups in the region’. Well done to both companies – it’s a fantastic achievement.

£4,000 worth of kit to be won in Sheffield smart city competition

Urban Flows Observatory at the University of Sheffield launch their first city-focused internet of things competition.

Urban Flows Observatory is founded by the University of Sheffield’s departments of Civil & Structural Engineering and Automatic Control & Systems Engineering. It is studying the city’s energy and resource flows as part of a three-year, multi-million Euro international academic collaboration. As part of this project, the observatory is launching a public competition to help

‘Pitchfest’ to prepare RAI firms for investment

Training for robotics and artificial intelligence companies who want to secure investment.

This post was originally published on Innovate UK’s website. Pitchfest is an investment readiness programme to train RAI firms deliver ‘the perfect pitch’ and a chance to secure investment. Investment-hungry firms working in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence (RAI) are being invited to take part in an investment readiness programme to provide an