Category: Opportunities

Help make cyber skilled kids the next tech superstars

This national programme helps to prevent young people from committing cyber crime, directing them towards a career in tech, instead.

Cyber Choices is a police-led programme that works with young people typically aged between 11 and 18 who have committed, or are at risk of committing, a low-level cyber crime offence.  As well as raising awareness of the Computer Misuse Act to prevent young people from offending, the programme educates and supports them towards using

Can we build a climate-positive tech industry in Sheffield?

‘Climathon’ in November will explore how we can turn e-waste into practical tools for people who need them.

It is estimated that in Britain each year we throw away a million tonnes of e-waste and that it equates to 70% of overall toxic waste in landfill. It is also estimated that more than a third of parents with children aged between five and 16 do not have access to a laptop or computer.

Need help on your next XR project?

Connect with one of six talented interns on a new part-funded scheme for SMEs from the University of Sheffield and XR Stories.

XR Stories is a Northern Powerhouse and European Regional Development Fund initiative. It is designed to support and expand the potential of immersive and interactive technologies for storytelling in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Working with The University of Sheffield, XR Stories is supporting these new internships to create a strong pipeline of talent in

Scale to new heights with Tech Nation growth programmes

Three programmes to help tech businesses grow are now open for applications.

On 15 September, Tech Nation opened applications for its three flagship growth programmes which offer stage-specific support for companies that are looking to scale. Described by Tech Nation as catering to: “ venture-backed and bootstrapped scaling startups and scaleups at Seed, Series A and Series B+ stages or equivalent”, the programmes offer bespoke support and