All things tech in the west

Tag: tech-for-good

University of Bath develops low cost microscopes for developing countries

10th August 2017
£1m open source hardware uses raspberry Pi controller
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Bristol Braille wins AbilityNet’s Tech4Good Accessibility Award

3rd August 2017
The 2 times SPARKies nominee bags prestigious award recognising them for making tech more accessible
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Spotlight on: UnLtd Social Enterprise fund boosts tech for good in Bristol

27th July 2017
We chat to the Julie McCarthy, UnLtd's South West Award Manager, and two of the Bristol-based social enterprise startups benefiting from the fund
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Morph now takes contactless payments

24th July 2017
Creditcall tech lets Morph's fundraising exhibition take easy 'Tap and Go' donations to support Bristol Children's Hospital
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University of Bath takes the lead in pioneering refugee housing research

20th July 2017
Research collaboration looking to design smart shelters that will improve the wellbeing of displaced people
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The Right Trousers: developing the tech for robot-assisted trousers

12th July 2017
Guest blog: A look behind the scenes in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, whose testing of soft robotics will contribute to the ‘Right Trousers’ project
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Last chance to get involved with Bath Digital Festival in its most inclusive celebration yet

27th June 2017
UPDATED: The 6-day festival due to be held in October is seeking sponsors, speakers and more in a week of digital and tech on the theme 'tech for everyone'
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Microbial Fuel Cells to clean up at Glastonbury

22nd June 2017
A full size system that generates electricity and cleans the water will start field trials
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Bristol researchers to develop smart knee for prosthetics

12th June 2017
Rio Paralympic Triathlon Gold Medallist Andy Lewis to test the 'bio-inspired' and more responsive prosthetic knee
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£1.8m social enterprise and innovation programme boosts South West startups

8th June 2017
Innovative social enterprise startups and SMEs have already benefitted from the Uni of Bath Innovation Centre programme
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Life saving tech for epilepsy suffers built by Bristol-based Tap2Tag

1st June 2017
Tap2Tag's founder Chris Ford tells us about the simple wearable solution that allows medics and emergency services instant access to patient's life saving medical information
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Meet Pure Planet, a disruptive clean energy startup, based in the South West

30th May 2017
Its membership model means 100% renewable energy is available to you 20% cheaper than power that pollutes
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11 ways South West health tech is improving lives

22nd May 2017
Everything from robotic trousers and intelligent bandages to healthcare chatbots and apps
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Spotlight on: Tech4Good Bath launches to connect techies with charities

4th May 2017
Meetup wants to get social enterprises collaborating with those involved with digital and tech to use their expertise for good
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Learning disability tech gets £150k funding boost

2nd May 2017
Bristol-based Inclusive Media Technologies to develop app to help people with learning disabilities gain independence
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£470K fund opens to develop ideas to get people cycling and walking more

24th April 2017
Got a tech or digital idea that gets people out of cars and off sofas? InnovateUk may be able to help make it a reality
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Interview: Jenny Corfield on the app that supports young people leaving care

10th April 2017
We chat to Jenny from Bristol-based FocusGov on its Care Leavers app that helps young people to better connect with support services from their local authorities
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Tech4Good Bristol launch event breaks down barriers between techies and non-profits

28th March 2017
Tech4Good to facilitate skill shares between the city's thriving tech community and its non-profit sector
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Shake it to Elvis and do good with Meetzoo

27th March 2017
The Bristol-based tech startup will make a donation to a local children's charity for every person who shares their grooviest moves for its latest marketing video
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Guest Blog: 5 ground-breaking tech projects being worked on at UWE Bristol

3rd March 2017
Robotic trousers, self-driving cars, 2.5D printing and more - all being developed at the University of the West of England
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