The Go Programming Language

NorDev Review September 2015

For the first time, September’s NorDev session was held at the MigSolv data centre in Bowthorpe, known as The Gatehouse. As it’s a high security data centre, we all had to provide our full names in advance and bring photographic ID when we arrived. Norfolk Developers kindly laid on a free taxi to take people […]

Sync the City 2014

Announcing £7,000 in Prizes for Sync the City – Norwich’s very own 54 Hour startup event

We are very pleased to announce the prizes for Sync the City – Norwich’s very own 54 Hour startup event. £3,000 cash prize – winning team prize (Judges Award) £1,000 cash prize – runner up award (Peoples Choice) 12 months deskspace at Whitespace (worth £1,800) Sales Training from Sandler Training (worth £2,000) Join 66 people who have already signed up, don’t miss out […]

The TechCities Awards

TechCityinsider TechCities Awards: Enter your company now

Are you the best new technology business in your city? If you think so, enter the first-ever TechCities Awards, which are open for entry now. Winners will be presented at a ceremony at The Trampery in London on November 26th. has created the TechCities Awards to recognise and celebrate the most innovative, scaleable tech […]

Tech City UK

Be Part of Tech Nation 2016

Today, Tech City UK is delighted to announce that the research phase for Tech Nation 2016 is now underway. Launched by the Prime Minister and Chancellor in February, Tech Nation 2015 was the first comprehensive, community-driven analysis of tech clusters across the UK. This year Tech City UK is aiming to gain an even deeper insight into […]

Industry & Business Opportunities in the National Quantum Technology Programme

  Are you looking for new business opportunities enabled by exploiting cutting-edge quantum technologies? BT’s global research headquarters, Adastral Park, will be hosting a ‘must attend’ event for businesses to learn about opportunities to benefit from the National Quantum Technologies initiative.  Industry speakers from BT and E2V have been confirmed, and the four Hub consortia and NPL will […]


Donate £5 & help SyncYouth with their first event

SyncYouth have their first event this November, during Global Entrepreneurship Week (same week as Sync the City). On the 16th November 2015 Sync the School seeks to connect students to the digital world, aiding their skills to make them more applicable for future prospects through a 1 day raspberry pi hackathon at Open Venue. In […]

NorDev Event: Agile on the Bench!

Agile on the bench is a lunchtime “stand-up” session with ad-hoc content provided by attendees.  Each talk is 5 minutes. Please get in touch if you would like to come and give a talk. Speakers so far include: • Tom Price (Proxama)  • Lisa Donovan (Aviva)  • Rupert Redington (Neontribe) • Matt Osborne (Liftshare)  • Williams Gareth (Validus)

Epos Now Reporting App

Norwich’s Epos Now launches POS AppStore in UK industry-first

Set to revolutionise the way businesses use EPOS, Norwich-based Epos Now – the UK’s largest independent EPOS supplier – has launched Britain’s first point of sale (POS) AppStore, making hundreds of business-boosting web services accessible to hospitality, retail and beauty firms nationwide. Offering everything companies need to tailor their Epos Now system, scale their business, […]

Sync the City 2014

Sync The City 2015 Limitied Early Bird Tickets Now Available

Do you have what it takes? Build & Launch a Startup in 54 Hours – for fun or profit at Sync the City 2015 Limited Early bird tickets available NOW After the roaring success of Sync the City 2014, SyncNorwich & UEA are bringing our flagship event to you again this autumn. Sync the City […]


Internet of Things Cities Demonstrator Competition #IoT

For those SME’s interested in finding out more there will be a briefing on Tuesday 1st September 2015, 14:00 – 16:00 taking place at Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk  IP5 3RE. Please contact Chris or Ian on the details below to REGISTER for a security pass. Smart Anglia are seeking input from the local SME […]

East of England Apprentices

The All New East of England Apprentices MeetUp Group

This article was originally posted on the Naked Element website and is reproduced with permission. The Oxford dictionary defines an apprentice as ‘a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer’. These days being an apprentice is so much more than that. Providing the perfect platform to earn as you learn whilst taking […]

Apprenticeships are good for people and good for business & Born digital

5.30pm – Networking 6.00pm – Introduction, Paul Grenyer & Kelly Symonds 6.15pm – Born Digital, Julie Bishop 6.30pm – Apprenticeships are good for people and good for business, Huw Sayer 6.45pm – Networking 7.30pm – Close Apprenticeships are good for people and good for business Huw Sayer Huw Sayer will explain why apprenticeships benefit both employers […]

Two-Day Python Workshop for People New to Programming

Day 1 – 9am to 4.45pm Day 2 – 9am to 4.45pm The only prerequisiteis a laptop with wifi.  This hands-on workshop is to enable people who are not programmers to get into the world of programming. These two days are just an initial foray, to give people the basic ideas and a taste of what […]

Selenium Webdriver & Building Objects with Functions

Selenium Webdriver Haden will talk about the popular open source website test automation tool, Selenium WebDriver. The talk will take a technical look at the underlying technology and approaches to getting started and will also touch on the business case for automation and Continuous Delivery. Haden Robbins Haden has been a software tester since 2001 and today […]

Clojure One-Day Learning Workshop

Clojure: A One-Day Learning Workshop Russel Winder Prerequisites:  • Laptop with Wifi • JDK 8+ • Text editor This hands-on workshop is aimed at people who currently program in languages other than Clojure, who wish to gain an appreciation of Clojure (and thus of Lisp). The day comprises a short introductory session and then a sequence of problem […]

Scala Full Day Workshop

Scala: A One-Day Learning Workshop Russel Winder Prerequisites:  • Laptop with Wifi • JDK 8+ • Text editor This hands-on workshop is aimed at people who currently program in languages other than Scala, who wish to gain an appreciation of Scala. The day comprises a short introductory session and then a sequence of problem sessions: each session will […]

Camden Market London

Camden Market Retail Incubator Opens in September

IncuBus London has partnered with Camden Market to open a retail incubator from September. The programme allows MVP stage startups in or servicing the retail sector access to market, literally! They are looking for startups in food & drink, fashion, e commerce, retail marketing/advertising tools, retail analytic tools and hardware that can be used in […]

The Next Big Thing

Unilever targets startup partnerships through ad:tech London pilot pitch

Unilever is on the hunt for the most disruptive forces in marketing and advertising technology after urging startups to enter The Next Big Thing, a pilot investment pitch initiative and award run by ad:tech London in partnership with Unilever, Tech London Advocates and collider. After undergoing an online selection and mentoring process led by partners […]

Jacyn Heavens

Epos Now competes with the big boys, as Norwich start-up shortlisted for Retail Systems Award

Norwich-based Epos Now has joined the likes of House of Fraser, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, McDonald’s and Specsavers, as the innovative British tech firm makes it onto the 2015 Retail Systems Awards shortlist. The young start-up, which develops, manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art electronic point-of-sale equipment and software, is one of just four in the running for the […]

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