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

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COVID-19 service delivery update

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, we've made some changes to our business service delivery to ensure we can continue to support you and your business safely.   COVID-19 virtual drop-ins First and foremost, the Sunderland Software City team is here to listen and is here to help. Whether you

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Introducing Our Immersive Showcases

TL;DR: Digital Catapult NETV are proud to be introducing a new series of industry-specific Immersive Showcases to connect tech developers with new audiences and prospective clients. First up: The Immersive for Brands Showcase on 25 March 2020 at PROTO in Gateshead. Demo applications and delegate registrations are now live! Read

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Progress for new Centre for UK/China Digital Business Development

A new Centre for UK and China Digital Business Development (UKCN-DBD) has taken its first steps forward, following a successful trip to China in December. The initiative is the result of a partnership between Sunderland Software City, University of Sunderland, TusPark UK and a number of leading Chinese organisations. The

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North East Social Tech Fund open for applications

The North East Social Tech Fund is a pilot programme delivered by Digital Catapult NETV, designed to provide charities and social enterprises in the North East and Tees Valley with support and funding to help them to adopt emerging technologies. The purpose of this pilot is to help charities and

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Cloud Employee, an answer to the UK tech skills gap?

Founders Seb Hall and Nick Hargreaves created Cloud Employee, as a solution to the UK tech skills gap by entering the tech talent pool in the Philippines. Izy from Tech Recruitment Platform Tungl spoke with Seb Hall, CFO & Co-Founder of Cloud Employee, to chat about how they are providing

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Honeyman Group expands production of revolutionary high purity water systems Pharmaceutical water specialists, Honeyman Group, expand manufacturing facilities in the North East committing to a £1 million investment over 3 years. The company is building on its success with last year’s Queen’s Award for Innovation, having seen the order portfolio grow significantly for its high purity water systems. Photo:

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New name for fast-growing tech business

A GROWING tech business is set to shine, after undertaking a full rebrand to support its global expansion. Software as a Service provider Technically Compatible, which uses online assessments to match employers with its perfect tech talent, will now be known as Tungl, after deciding the time was right to

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4 Core Sales Tips for Start-Ups

Having an effective sales strategy is essential for the success of any start-up. Planning what type of customer you’re aiming for, how you will tell your story and how you will handle outreach will allow you to properly execute your game plan. If your business lacks an effective sales strategy, read our four

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