Tech Nation releases 2018 report

Today Tech Nation released their 2018 report and Bournemouth featured once again. The report revealed that Bournemouth has a £341m digital tech business turnover, welcomed 62 new digital tech business births and contributes £363 to the regional GVA. It also features two brilliant local businesses, Amuzo and Ratio, as well as highlighting projects at Arts University Bournemouth, […]

‘Behind the scenes’ videos of successful Dorset businesses to be shown

The Daily Echo has reported that DORSET’S business success stories are to be highlighted in a new series of ‘behind the scenes’ videos. The Dorset Chamber is producing the Business Insights films to follow local firms with an interesting or unusual story to tell, in a bid to inspire other companies. Frettens Solicitors, which is […]

Call for Experts

Are you willing to share you expertise to help less experienced companies develop and grow? We’re building a roster of experts to work with us on a few projects over the coming year and we’re looking for some incredible people who are able to help accelerate the digital economy in Dorset. The work can include […]

£33m grant fund launched for ‘audience of the future’ projects

Innovate UK launched two new grant programmes on 8th May 2018. Both focus on providing funding to creative digital companies to develop highly innovative ‘immersive’ experiences for the ‘Audience of The Future’. The programmes sit within a £33m funding pot, which breaks down like this… £16m – high value demonstrator projects £12m – lower cost […]

Bournemouth could get super-fast 5G by 2020

The Daily Echo has reported that BOURNEMOUTH residents could see one of the UK’s earliest 5G networks in place by 2020. The borough has in recent months been the test bed for a mapping tool developed alongside Ordnance Survey, as its topography is suitably varied for a trial. The 5G, or fifth generation mobile network, […]

Creative Industries Sector Deal launched

On 28th March 2018 Gov.uk reported that: More than £150 million will be jointly invested by government and industry to help the country’s world-leading cultural and creative businesses thrive as part of landmark Sector Deal Britain’s creative industries are worth £92 billion, employ 2 million people and are growing twice as fast as the rest […]