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Meet the bright UK-South Africa Tech Hub alumni who have taken the first steps to expanding into the UK market

UK South Africa Tech Hub – January 2020 programme At the UK-South Africa Tech Hub, we look to equip entrepreneurs with the right skills, mentoring and introductions to scale locally and globally – while sharing UK expertise and best practices to stimulate local digital economies​.  We build high-end digital skills, and forge innovation partnerships between local…

How snorkels have been converted into life-saving devices for COVID-19 patients…

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, June 26, 2020 — Uncategorized

Director of STEM at the Challenge Academy Trust

I’m Chris Hillidge, the Director of STEM at the Challenge Academy Trust in Warrington and teacher at Beamont Collegiate Academy.  We used our school’s 3D equipment to convert snorkels into life-saving devices for COVID-19 patients – and as a result – have been nominated in a national campaign by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.…

Using Telemedicine in the fight against COVID-19

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, April 28, 2020 — Digital

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an unprecedented demand for digital health technology solutions and has brought to the fore many successful business solutions that are helping to tackle the spread of the disease in a race to flatten the curve and reduce its catastrophic impact on our lives. The United Nations has estimated that the…

Celebrating a successful Africa-UK: Female Tech Founders programme

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, January 30, 2020 — Digital

Last week, 20-22 January 2020, the International Tech Hub welcomed 15 enthusiastic and inspiring tech entrepreneurs from across Africa to the UK, to participate in the inaugural Africa-UK: Female Tech Founders programme. The programme  Across three days, our Founders discovered the UK’s thriving tech ecosystem through a series of masterclasses, tailored networking opportunities and workshops.…

Go Global India 2019

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, September 30, 2019 — Digital

Did you know that the UK’s tech sector is growing almost three times faster than the rest of the economy? And that the UK is ranked as one of the best places globally to start and grow a business.  UK tech saw the highest venture capital investment in Europe in 2018 – £6.8 billion ($8.7bn)…

5G at the Bristol Harbour Festival

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Antony Corfield, September 24, 2019 — Digital

WECA, Programme Manager (Sector Development)

  About 5G technology 5G is not only about faster and seamless connectivity. One of the unique capabilities of 5G is the ability to tailor the network to cater for the different needs of the end user and process large amounts of data. This is crucial, particularly at a large, public event, where one network…