The latest news, case studies and blogs from Sunderland Software City and the region’s tech community.

Digital Skills Survey

E-skills, the Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology, are undertaking some research on behalf of No. 10 and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills which is being led by Lord Young. The research covers several areas of great importance to the software and technology sector, including the

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Innovation-led master class promises to arm regional businesses for growth

Innovation Elevator programme to run from Sunderland Software Centre in October A free two-day master class which promises to help businesses grow and meet their commercial objectives is being offered to local businesses this October. The Business & IP Centre Newcastle’s Innovation Elevator programme is aimed at start-ups and SMEs

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Entertainment on the Move: Innovation Contest

£100k in funding for innovation in entertainment on the move IC tomorrow is inviting startups to come up with innovative ideas for applications or services in the mobile entertainment industries including music, books and magazine publishing and games. The winners will each receive up to £25,000 and the opportunity to

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New Sunderland base for global solutions provider to create graduate jobs

Sunderland Software Centre today announced a global technology solutions provider is set to open its latest office in Sunderland and create new jobs in the process. Saggezza is a US based technology solutions provider which helps ambitious businesses unlock the power of their enterprise data to accelerate growth and uncover

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TV Content Creation Multiplatform Commissioning Roundtable

People working across animation, games, online experiences, and moving image production for new platforms are invite to join Northern Film & Media, Digital Union and Royal Television Society at a multiplatform commissioning roundtable in Gateshead on Wed 16 July, aimed at content creators interested in working with network television broadcasters,

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Award nomination for Sunderland digital agency

A young Sunderland creative agency has been shortlisted for a prestigious digital award. RGB Media, based at the Sunderland Software Centre, has been nominated for the best Micro Enterprise at this year’s Big Chip Awards, the UKs biggest digital awards ceremony outside of London. The Big Chip Awards are dedicated

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Downing Street Honours North East Technology Success

The Chief Executive of Sunderland Software City will be at 10 Downing Street today representing the North East at an event celebrating the UK’s most enterprising technology hubs. David Dunn will join business leaders from across the country for an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron at the UK Entrepreneurial

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