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

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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Online shopping software firm to create 150 jobs

ONE of the North East’s most successful software companies has announced plans to take on 150 new staff as it continues to attract more big-brand clients. Sunderland-based SaleCycle helps retailers recover lost sales from online shopping carts from customers who don’t complete purchases by contacting them through email and on-site

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Software firm create fire fighting application

County Durham fire fighters have teamed up with a Sunderland firm to create software in a bid to keep local people safe by fighting fires and Anti Social Behaviour before they begin. Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Investigation Team have teamed up with software development specialists Orcuma

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University Fair Provides Companies with Access to Talented Graduates

EMPLOYERS looking to grow their businesses with confidence can tap into a pool of technically skilled and highly motivated graduates next month at a recruitment fair. The University of Sunderland has organised the Graduate Recruitment Fair on February 28, and is encouraging employers to register their space. The University has

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North East software companies and developers interested in exploring opportunities linked to weather and transport data are invited to attend a short briefing session in Newcastle this week. The Integrated Transport and Weather Information Pilot (ITWIP) is a pilot project that will combine unique weather data from the Met Office with

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New business set to revolutionise events market

A young Sunderland graduate has gone from working in one of the top companies in the UK to setting up his own business in less than a year. Elliott Perry, 23, from Washington, has co-founded EventSneaker – and after only six months the fledgling business to business company has landed

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A digital marathon which took place across the nation to find a solution to a social myth has found a concept developed by a Sunderland team of tech wizards. Team ‘YouCan!’ took part in the 30-hour-hackathon at Sunderland Software City and developed a concept for youth project Ambition Lab, which

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North East businesses and students shared ideas at Sunderland Software Centre during a University-led event to promote the growing number of technology opportunities in the region. Entitled Innovation Technology for Business, the event on the 3rd December is a new venture between the University of Sunderland, business group Network North

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IT careers a hit with Tyne and Wear teens

Sixty secondary school children from across Tyne and Wear developed their employability skills at an IT careers event delivered last week by local employers from the technology sector, and organised by Sunderland Software City and e-skills UK. Young people aged between 14 and 18 from five high schools and colleges

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