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

Wordplay: Around The World Learning

Children on the other side of the world are being educated from a small office in the centre of Sunderland. Thanks to the support of Sunderland City Council, WordPlay Media has developed and provides a highly-engaging e-learning experience that is teaching the English language to Chinese youngsters. “When children are

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North East Technology Company Wins Top International Award for Innovation

North East based Inflo Software is setting high standards in the world of accounting software after winning a top international award for Accountancy Software of the Year. At the prestigious annual The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin 2017 awards on the 4th October in London, Inflo scooped the top award

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Fast Reboot as graduate progresses within two days

Go Reboot - the programme which provides an introduction to the North East technology sector to individuals not in employment or education - is celebrating its most recent success story. Prior to joining Go Reboot, Daniel Fletcher struggled to find suitable employment and found this to have a negative affect

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Baltic Training Creates New Industry Specific Courses

A leading North East training provider has created several new courses in its bid to continue to offer young people the highest quality training qualifications and learning experience. Baltic Training, the only apprenticeship training provider to offer a completely tech-focused, tech driven training solution, has set up five new programmes

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Software City and Digital Union lead the way for Innovation

Creative Fuse, the organisation that brings together expertise from the North East’s five universities to support the fast growing Creative, Digital and IT sector (CDIT), is working alongside the teams at Sunderland Software City and Digital Union.   Focusing on Creative Fuse’s digital strand, Software City and Digital Union are

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The Active Match design team at Gospelware Matt Hallatt, Dan Coutts, Catherine Hopkins, Lizzie Withington

Newcastle mobile firm scores Women’s EURO 2017 contract

Fans and staff travelling to UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 fixtures in the Netherlands this summer are being encouraged to get more active thanks to a new mobile app developed by a Newcastle-based mobile consultancy, Gospelware. The Active Match App has been launched by the European Healthy Stadia Network in partnership

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Mediaworks wins Best Use of Search Big Chip 2017 award

North East digital marketing agency Mediaworks has won the prestigious Best Use of Search award at the Big Chip Awards 2017. Now in its 19th year, the Big Chip Awards are one of the most prominent industry awards, recognising both digital and technological excellence. The Best Use of Search award

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Summit to Address Tech Skills Gap

An event in Sunderland next week will bring together key players in the region’s tech sector to tackle the shortage of skilled digital workers. Sunderland Software City is working in collaboration with pressure group The Education Foundation to host the first Digital Skills Summit in Sunderland on the 20th June.

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