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Hackathon announced to find & fund software ideas

Urban Flows Observatory is looking for software solutions to help tackle local energy and health challenges.

Urbans Flows Observatory and Sheffield Technology Parks are offering funding and support for new software that can help Sheffield become more sustainable, happy and healthy. At a hackathon in November Sheffield’s creative and tech experts are invited to working with datasets linked to the city’s energy and resource flows. Successful ideas from the day will

Code Make Win 2018 award winners

Young tech talent in Sheffield recognised for game development skills.

Two young coders from Sheffield have been recognised for their game development skills in the city’s CODE>MAKE>WIN 2018 competition. Jack Underwood and Edward Waller fought off tough competition to be awarded first prize in games design for the age 14–16 and 10–13 categories respectively. Jack Underwood, aged 15, who is a student at UTC Sheffield

Best British Tech Startup competition 2019

Deadline for entries is Sunday 25 November and it would be great to see Sheffield represented.

What’s it all about? This is the fifth edition of the BBTS competition, which helps highlight and showcase some of the UK companies doing great work. Thousands of businesses have entered the competition in previous years and many have gone on to raise millions in funding. Previous participants include What3Words, Babylon Health, Your.MD and SafeToNet.

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.