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

Turning to code

When Graham Hickson left school at 15 years old, little did he know that in 2016 he’d be a lead developer for an up and coming North East software company and teaching young people about software in his spare time. “I’ve always had an interest in software and technology from

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Global tech experts to address Sunderland Internet of Things summit

Experts in the Internet of Things from some of the world’s largest technology companies will be attending a summit in Sunderland in February as part of a Government-funded programme of events to establish the UK as a global leader in the adoption of IoT technologies. In November 2015 is was

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IoTUK Boost residential open call

Sunderland Software City has been chosen as one of four successful organisations that will deliver IoTUK Boost, a series of local IoT innovation challenges and rapid incubation activities across social services, river and marine, emergency response and smarter working sectors taking place over the next five months. As part of

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Travel app competition launches in the North East

A competition for the public to design and build a new travel app has launched in the North East. Data Movement enables anyone with a passion for technology to design apps for the general public using data published by the North East Combined Authority (NECA). Delivered by NECA and the

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Sunderland Software City selected as IoTUK Boost local partner

Boost programme is part of IoTUK, which aims to convene and amplify the UK’s IoT industry to help business and economic growth Following a competitive application process Sunderland Software City has been chosen as one of four successful organisations that will deliver IoTUK Boost, a series of local IoT innovation

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CGI SME Programme Event- Sunderland

CGI’s SME Accelerate Team are holding an event for an SMEs at the Sunderland Software Centre on the 17th of November 2015. The event is an opportunity for you to meet CGI, understand what opportunities they can offer your business and what role you could play in CGI’s bid to

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The UK is set to capitalise on the growth in education technology (‘Edtech’) through a new strategic body to promote the sector, Edtech UK, launched in London today. According to a new report by London & Partners and Edtech UK, the global education technology sector is worth £45 billion in

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Sunderland Software City leader to address South Korean Innovation Festival

A North East technology leader will be highlighting the region’s software successes during a keynote speech at a global Innovation Conference in South Korea this week. David Dunn, Chief Executive of cluster development organisation Sunderland Software City, will be speaking at the Creative Economy Innovation Festival Conference in Daejeon, South

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CERN scientist joins new Data Science Head at Sunderland Software Company

Sunderland-based digital solutions company Geek Talent have appointed a former CERN scientist and a senior data research associate to head-up the company’s new data science team. Geek Talent creates digital products for the employment and education sectors. The company’s patented software brings together information from across the web to create

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