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

The next 100 Creative Entrepreneurs of the future

MORE than 100 potential entrepreneurs of the future will attend a specialist Creative Enterprise Conference at Sunderland Software Centre on Thursday 3rd April. The event organised by the University of Sunderland, working with Transmit Start-ups and Sunderland Software Centre, is designed to combine students from across the University to collaborate

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SaleCycle grows business down under

Sunderland based software firm SaleCycle has opened up a new office in Australia as it continues to grow its global operations. The online remarketing specialists, based at Rainton Bridge Business Park, help some of the world’s biggest brands recover lost sales by contacting customers who have not completed online purchases

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Sunderland software business wins funding for cybersecurity project

A Sunderland based software development company has secured funding from the Technology Strategy Board for a unique cyber security project. Orcuma has been awarded £5,000 through the TSB’s Innovation Voucher scheme to work with the University of Sunderland on a research project looking at how businesses can better protect their

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Dynamo launches IT capability survey

Dynamo North East- Gathering data about the enterprise IT capability in North East England Dynamo is an industry led initiative to focus on the growth of the IT sector in the North East. Dynamo have four streams of activity: Be a focal point for regional IT growth Promote our region

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Met Office Chief to launch new weather data project in Sunderland

Region’s software companies selected to trial transport and weather data applications. The Chief Executive of the Met Office will be in Sunderland on Friday to launch a unique partnership with Sunderland Software City which will see never before released weather data opened up to the region’s software companies. Durham born

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Flood Hack event highlights big data opportunities

A hack event inspired by the recent extreme weather currently devastating parts of the UK attracted over 200 developers at the weekend. ‘Flood Hack’, which was organised by Tech City UK, took place at Google’s London Campus on Sunday and attracted participants from companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Conversocial,

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latest opportunities from IC tomorrow

£225k to work with UK's leading creative brands,  'Pitch Up' to meet our TSB Digital experts, £5k up for grabs at the Wearable Technology Show and a free exhibition space and tickets for the London Book Fair....... £225K Digital Innovation Contest: Cross-Sector Exploration, £225k in funding to work with the UK’s

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Training days unlock business opportunities for region’s web specialists

The North East’s digital community can learn more about one of the fastest growing web development platforms in the world at a special training day next month. Sunderland based website development and technology specialists Consult and Design International are hosting an ‘Introduction to Drupal’ workshop at the Sunderland Software Centre

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Event brings HP opportunities for Software SMEs

One of the world’s biggest technology companies will be in Sunderland this month to outline opportunities for North East software SME’s to collaborate on upcoming projects. HP, which has a growing UK base at Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside,  have a number of current and upcoming projects where they

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