Tech Nation 2017

Make your voice heard and be part of Tech Nation 2017!

Tech Nation 2016 provided the most detailed analysis to date of how the digital sector is driving economic growth, showcasing the innovation and energy of tech hubs across the UK. In 2017 Tech City UK will take an even more in-depth look at how the digital economy is evolving, giving a greater voice to the […]


The Startup Conference, Norwich – Friday 18th November 2016 – Only £10

Sync the City is all about creating a great start-up and we want to extend the invitation to those people in the Norwich area to gain advice from our expert mentors and sponsors supporting our 54-hour event. On Friday 18th November, we will hold the Startup Conference alongside our main event, offering advice to anyone […]


Celebrating Code Collaboration

It’s no secret. One of the most frustrating things about errors occurring in an application is the process of logging into the server and checking the logs to find whatever might have caused the problem. This usually involves ssh’ing into the server using a key, tailing the logs and refreshing the page, then searching through […]

Landmark alliance launched to support the growth of the UK bioeconomy

The Norwich Research Park Biorefinery Centre has joined a new alliance of similar established R&D centres, called BioPilotsUK. This alliance will seek to position Britain as a global leader in biorefining technology development and bio-based product manufacture – two key elements of the bioeconomy. “BioPilotsUK will enable Britain to realise the potential to tap both […]

Power Up Your PR: Engaging The Media For Start-Ups

Our workshop will teach you the basics of how to target the right journalists, tell your stories in an interesting way, and stay relevant in a busy marketplace. We’ll give you a crash course in the dos and don’ts of pitching to the media, how to use pictures to supercharge your chances, and ways to […]

Norwich Finance Conference

The Norwich Finance Conference aims at the exchange of ideas and the expansion of networks within our thriving financial services sector. The participants consist of professionals from a broad range of local organisations related to insurance, accountancy, law, banking, consulting, financial information and analytics, consumer-finance, stock brokerage, investment management, private equity, real estate, financial technology […]

Avoid Blandular Fever: Creating Brand Standout

In this two-hour workshop, creative director and artist Nicolas Ruston will take you through the process of creating a brand that stands out. The workshop will cover: -An intro to branding -Things to avoid from ‘Blandular Fever’ to ‘The Headscratcher’ -The SMP – why it’s important and how to create one for your business -A crash course […]

Protect Yourself: An Introduction to Intellectual Property

A short presentation on four areas: design, patent, copyright and trademark. The presentation will briefly introduce each area, discuss how to recognize your IP and how best to protect it. This will be followed by discussion of difficulties, such as concepts and methodologies, and a Q&A session. Intellectual Property is important to all current and […]

Crowdfunding: making it work for you.

Are you interested in finding out about different types of crowdfunding? Whether you’re raising money for yourself, a charity or a business this event is for you. We will look at the components of a crowdfunding campaign: pitch presentation, video, rewards, market analysis, team and exit. This event is aimed at those who want to […]

Why Every Start-Up Needs a Brand

Start-ups usually focus on their product and technology, forgetting about their customers and their brand. This 60-minute master class shows how entrepreneurs can build their brands quickly, and create more value for customers and investors. More students than ever are thinking of launching their own business, and technology makes this easier and cheaper than ever […]

Does your idea have legs: market research explained

Knowing your market is key to success – you must be able to measure the potential value of your product, and show it to potential clients. This workshop will show you how to conduct the market research that will enable you to do both of these things. This workshop aims to provide students with an […]

Pitch To Win – How to influence Investors, business owners and key decision…

In this workshop, local entrepreneur and UEA graduate Marcus Hemsley will give you a blueprint to create pitches and presentations that get results. The workshop will cover: How to create a presentation that makes you stand out from the competition (for the right reasons) The investor mindset: what they care about and what they want […]

Kickstart your freelance journalism career

Learn how to spot stories, pitch them to editors and make a living as a freelance writer. Bursting with ideas for stories, but unsure how to get them published? Don’t miss out on this jargon-free journalism workshop. Led by freelance journalist and UEA graduate Lauren Razavi, this lively workshop will teach you how to spot […]

Future of Making Things

New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering group is delighted to invite you to the Future of Making Things Event The advent of a new industrial era presents an important opportunity for British manufacturing. Traditional approaches to competitive advantage are no longer enough, industry must respond to key challenges such as Industry 4.0 and the Internet […]

Disruptive innovation and optimal policy responses

Inaugural Lectures: Disruptive innovation and optimal policy responses Prof Kai Uwe Kuhn, School of Economics     New business models and disruptive innovation have dramatically changed how markets function and challenged existing regulatory frameworks from competition policy to labour regulations. This lecture analyses the underlying process by which rapid innovation comes about, and how to redesign regulatory policy to respond […]


Financial comparison website developed in Norfolk is set to challenge the international giants

A financial comparison site developed in Norfolk is now competing with the country’s top household names after being shortlisted for the prestigious Website of the Year Award. has stormed into the comparison market and is now in a position to challenge nationally renowned comparison sites such as and The Norwich-based company was […]

Digital Marketing Agency Clark St. James Celebrates Company Growth with Rebrand

Norwich based digital marketing agency, Clark St. James (formerly, has undergone a complete rebrand, and today proudly unveils its new name and website. The new brand identity reflects the evolution of Clark St. James as a company, which has grown from a one man consultancy to a fully fledged agency with seven full time […]


Sync the City Judges Announced, Along With £4,000 In Cash Prizes

Learn, Network, Startup We are very pleased to announce the judges & prizes for Norwich 54 Hour Startup event Sync the City. Join over 60 people who have already signed up, don’t miss out on this fantastic event. Claim your spot at Again, this year we have £4,000 in cash prizes (£3,000 judges’ winner and £1,000 people’s […]


Naked Element’s software for Fountain reduces processing time by 95%

Fountain Partnership Limited are a digital marketing company based in Norwich, established in 2008. With a team of experts, Fountain are able to identify a company’s growth opportunities and build a customised strategy for the best results and command market share. Their strategies drive browsers to client’s websites, increasing opportunities to convert browsers into customers […]

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