Category: Skills news

How can the region’s manufacturers keep up with new technologies?

Culture and skills are the biggest barriers to technology adoption, according to manufacturing and digital experts.

Digital-tech companies are keen to amplify the ‘humble brilliance’ of the Sheffield City Region’s manufacturing sector, but say the biggest obstacles are often cultural rather than technological. This was one of the key themes of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) latest Digital Meet Manufacturing (DMM) event, held in collaboration with The

A great time to be in tech

David Richards on the new WANdisco Academy at Sheffield College and rolling out his foundation's data science syllabus.

It is a great time to be in tech. Demand for data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over the last five years according to the Royal Society. This is creating thousands of new jobs that a decade ago simply would not have existed. Some incredible career opportunities await those with the right

Fund your most talented innovators

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new round of Future Leaders Fellowships, an opportunity to develop your researchers and innovators.

Future Leaders Fellowships are designed to help the next generation of tech entrepreneurs, business leaders, innovators and researchers get the support they need to develop their careers. A Fellowship could help your business to: attract or retain an individual with outstanding leadership potential to lead a challenging innovation or research project access funding to cover