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Manchester’s Circle Square Receives Investment
Circle Square in Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor receives £54million investment.
Fingopay Launches Biometric Payments In Manchester
FingoPay set to launch biometric vein payment system at leisure and hospitality venues in Manchester.
Sorted Group appoints Leeds agency Tall
Global Saas technology firm Sorted Group appoints Leeds agency Tall to enhance the brand’s digital presence.
Universities Further Investigate Graphene
Physicists discover how two-dimensional materials like graphene can be used to design new materials and electronic devices for future technologies.
Manchester UK’s tech capital After London
Manchester remains UK’s tech capital outside London, city council’s leader Sir Richard Leese claims.
GCHQ teams up with Manchester Science Partnerships
UK spy agency GCHQ teams up with Manchester Science Partnerships, tech security giant Cisco and business accelerator Wayra to launch tech accelerator
BT Openreach Full Fibre Plans
BT Openreach to install more full-fibre broadband connections in London and Salford.
Greater Manchester Drives Cyber Security.
Greater Manchester is the UK’s driving force to tackling cyber security.
GCHQ Teams up with Manchester Science Partnerships
GCHQ teams up with Manchester Science Partnerships, tech security giant Cisco and business accelerator Wayra for a ground-breaking project.
Manchester Northcoders Open in Leeds
Northcoders, a coding bootcamp in Manchester, launches a brand new campus in Leeds city centre.
Caroo Re-imagine the Recruitment Process
Manchester-based tech start-up aims to re-imagine the recruitment process.
CityCo CCTV Monitors Footfall
CityCo, the management city centre company for Manchester and Salford, uses four cameras to monitor footfall.
Tech Startups at Circle Square’s Manchester Technology Centre.
More tech start-ups move to Circle Square’s Manchester Technology Centre.
Manchester Identify Emerging Technology Strengths
Manchester to use groundbreaking new data science to comprehensively map and identify strengths in emerging technologies.
Manchester’s Tech Incubator Update
Manchester’s Tech Incubator at Circle Square now houses over 20 businesses and more than 100 employees.
Scientists Unravel Enigma Machine
Scientists unravel the secrets inside the Enigma machine using x-ray imaging technology.
What are Tech Trust Angels?
Manchester Tech Trust launches Tech Trust Angels that gives start-ups easy access to funding.
University of Manchester Giant Brain
£15m giant computer designed to mimic the human brain is ready to be switched on after 12 years in development.
What are the practical uses of the new 5G network?
5G, the next generation of mobile network, is now being tested in different cities across the UK including Salford.
Manchester Home to Billion Pound Tech Companies
Manchester becomes home to £1bn tech companies, including Autotrader, Blue Prism, The Hut Group and boohoo.
GMP Use Facial Recognition
Greater Manchester Police monitored shopping centre visitors for six months using facial recognition, it has been revealed.
Manchester City Cyber Security
Manchester is one of UK’s best cities for cyber security professionals.
OPEN Media Target Old Trafford
A Liverpool advertising company has made its first move into Manchester with two huge digital screens outside Old Trafford.
Manchester Biorelate Secures Investment
Manchester-based Biorelate, a biomedicine technology platform, has secured £700,000 investment.
Manchester VR Firm to Open Virtual Reality Centres
Manchester VR firm to open four new virtual reality centres in the UK.
Howard Simms Recognised by Manchester Metropolitan University
Co-founder of Apadmi Ventures recognised by Manchester Metropolitan University for his contributions to innovative technologies.
Manchester Wearable Boxing Technology
Creators of wearable boxing technology set up their own HQ in the centre of Manchester.
Manchester Police Trial Drug Tester
Manchester trials a new machine that can quickly tell whether drugs seized are particularly dangerous to users.
EnviroSAR Wildfire Prevention
Tech start-up focuses on wildfire prevention through the analysis of satellite radar data.
2018 Manchester Piccadilly Strategic Regeneration Framework
Manchester City Council approves the 2018 Manchester Piccadilly Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF).
TfGM Signs Light Rail Contract
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has signed £72 million contract to bolster Manchester’s light rail network.
Manchester Poverty App
Manchester app developer launches digital charity to help people living in poverty in Greater Manchester.
Immotion Group brings VR for Legoland
Immotion Group brings multi-sensory VR experience pod and the content The Great Lego Race to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester.
Sean Anstee CEO of Telcom
Former council leader Sean Anstee joins global tech company that aims to make a huge contribution to improving connectivity across the country.
Gambling Jobs for Manchester
Online gambling giant bet365 to create 100 new jobs at its Manchester base.
Manchester's Chloe Barratt Launches Dental Tech Visual Learning Platform
Manchester-based dental nurse turned entrepreneur Chloe Barratt launches a dental tech visual learning platform.
University of Manchester Develop AI Verification
Researchers have developed an AI footstep recognition system that could be used to improve airport security.
Free Bootcamps for Manchester Children
Sync and GBM to provide free bootcamps for tech-loving children across Manchester.
Metrolink Antisocial Behaviour Boost
Ongoing work to stamp out antisocial behaviour on Metrolink has received a double boost
Manchester Britain’s e-Commerce Fashion Capital
Manchester’s collaborative spirit has created one of Europe’s most connected business environments that has reinvigorated its clothing industry.
Metrolink Inspectors Get Body Cameras
Metrolink inspectors to use body cameras to crackdown on anti-social behaviour.
New Manchester Tech Incubator
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) launches a new £2 million tech incubator at the Manchester Technology Centre.