Tag Archives: robotics

Company spotlight: Bossa Nova

We caught up with the world-leading retail services robotics manufacturer.

Bossa Nova became an exciting new addition to Sheffield’s tech scene in October 2018 when it opened its first European headquarters right here in the city. We caught up with Red McKay who heads up Bossa Nova in Sheffield, to find out how the company’s robots can improve shopping for us all and why now,

Sheffield school becomes national robotics hub

Sheffield Girls’ Junior School has been selected as the first national robotics hub for primary school children.

The recognition comes after the school secured £5000 worth of funding to purchase 19 educational robotics kits, following a bid to the Girls Day School Trust (GDST) and HSBC Partnership Funding. As well as designing and implementing a WER Robotics curriculum for its Year 5 students, teachers at the school have also designed lessons and

Sponsorship Opportunities at the World Educational Robotics European Open 2019

Sheffield's young robotics teams are gearing up to win qualification for this year's World Educational Robot Contest.

Qualification process Once again, Sheffield is hosting a qualifying round of the Global WER Contest. The WER European Open will take place on the 27th and 28th July at the University of Sheffield’s Octagon Theatre. 90 kids from all over the UK will be competing, along with teams from China, Turkey and Mexico. They will

Episode 30: Red McKay on robotics, retail and Sheffield as a great place for business

We chat to CEO of Bossa Nova Robotics about the company's move to Sheffield and its game-changing technology.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed From transport links and house prices to general quality of life, Red talked about why Bossa Nova chose to have its first Europe office in Sheffield. He also covered his own story and how he grew up in the city before establishing a