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Walk This Play Digital Audio Play
Manchester theatre company teams up with organisations in central Manchester, Ancoats and Huddersfield for its new location-based audio plays.
Cinch to Expand Manchester Tech Hub
Online car marketplace Cinch announces plans to expand its Manchester-based tech hub over the next year.
Tunable Graphene Smart Surfaces
Researchers at The University of Manchester create optical devices with a unique range of tunability.
New Head of Manchester Cyber Crime Centre
The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester (CRCGM) welcomes Grace Hulse as its new head of cyber and innovation.
Deloitte North West Digital Support for Schools
Deloitte North West to donate 300 laptops to Liverpool and Manchester schools.
University of Manchester Research Makes Solar Power More Affordable
Researchers at the University of Manchester find a way to accelerate the uptake of solar technology that will drive cost down.
Manchester 4 Week IT Training Course
CompTIA launches Tech Discovery programme, a four-week IT training course that aims to bridge the skill gap in Manchester.
RevGlue Helps Online Publishers
Manchester-based RevGlue secures £300k investment from GC Angels and Admitad.
Manchester Digital Skills Festival
Manchester Digital's annual Digital Skills Festival to return next month following Brexit.
New Imaging Technology used by Greater Manchester NHS Trust
The Pennine Acute is the first across Greater Manchester to deploy new medical imaging technology.
Concern for Greater Manchester Digital Divide
Thousands of children are feared to be at risk of slipping backwards with their education because of the digital divide.
Bulk SMS Provider Voodoo Opens Manchester Hub
Amazon and NHS bulk SMS provider Voodoo opens tech innovation hub in Manchester.
Voodoo Hub Opens in Manchester
NHS and Amazon bulk SMS provider opens tech innovation hub in Manchester.
Manchester Biometric Vein ID System
Mayor Andy Burnham teams up with Manchester business leaders to launch a biometric working group.
The Smartest Workplace in Manchester
Bruntwood Works launches Manchester's "smartest workplace" featuring a 'central nervous system' and fancy circadian lighting system.
Manchester 3D Scanning Technology
Exciting new 3D scanning technology is being used to bring Manchester's cultural sites to you.
Interactive Kits for Sale Sharks Rugby Team
VST Enterprises launches "world's first interactive" sport kit for Premiership rugby club Sale Sharks.
Manchester is Fastest Growing Tech Centre
Manchester overtakes Cambridge to become the second most attractive UK city for tech investment next to London.
Volcano Eruption Detected by Drones
New drone technology enables local communities to better forecast future eruptions.
Tech Award for Manchester Agency
Manchester-based digital agency Dept wins 'Ultimate Experience Award' at the 2020 Sitecore Experience Awards.
WiredScore Silver Rating for Burlington House
Burlington House is the first in Manchester to achieve a WiredScore Silver Rating.
Manchester's Mmadigital Success
Manchester-based digital agency - the mmadigital group - doubles workforce and makes a string of internal promotion.
Silverchip Digital Agency Website Directs to Free Food for Kids
Schoolmealfinder.org launched to ensure needy children still get fed over the school holidays.
New Tech in Greater Manchester Helps Parents During Pandemic
New app that digitise early years assessment to be made available to parents and carers in Bury and Rochdale.
Support Offered to Boost Online Presence for Greater Manchester Businesses
Businesses in Greater Manchester impacted by Covid to receive free support in reaching wider market online.
Online Mental Health Help for Manchester's Young
Online mental health and well-being service to support young people in Manchester during the pandemic.
Voodoo Opens Technical Hub in Manchester
Mobile communications firm Voodoo opens a technical innovation hub in Manchester's Northern Quarter.
Salford Launches New Training Initiative
Salford launches The Tech Talent Pipeline Partnership to tackle skills shortages.
SRO Solutions Helps Polar Science Programme
SRO Solutions to replace BAS current asset management system to improve the processing and sharing of data.
Greater Manchester Kickstart Scheme
The GM Kickstart Board has been set up to create 6-month placements for people aged 16-24.
College Helps Bridge Digital Divide
Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, is coming to Manchester in Autumn.
Peazi App Helps Hospitality Businesses
Manchester-based Creative Spark partners with Peazi for a new app that allows the firm to operate safely amidst the pandemic.
£70m Loan for The Hut Group
Trafford Council lends The Hut Group £70m for its £1bn headquarters in Manchester.
£1 Billion Target for Raisin UK
Manchester-based tech firm Raisin UK aims to generate £1 billion revenue this year.
Tootoot Workspaces at the Manchester Technology Centre
Tootoot’s workspace at Manchester Technology Centre provides specialist business growth services to entrepreneurs, startups and scaleups.
Huawei Opens a new office at MediaCityUK
Huawei bets big on Manchester - opens a new office at MediaCityUK
WorkMobile Expands Tech Division
Manchester-based WorkMobile expands fast-growing technology division.
Siemens Moving to Manchester
Engineering and tech giant Siemens set to move UK headquarters to Manchester.
Salford Council Computer Investment
Salford Council to invest £2.5million in overhauling its computer system in a bid to protect itself from cyber attacks.
Slow Lanes for Slow Pedestrians
UK's first 'slow lanes' for people looking at their phones while walking have opened in Manchester.
Manchester Local Care Organisation Invest in Technology
Manchester Local Care Organisation to gather data onto a single platform to achieve a more strongly integrated approach to health and social care.
Gemini Digital Technologies Secure Investment
Gemini Digital Technologies (GemDT) secures a £100,000 loan from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
Tech firm Zuto gets £7million funding.
Tech firm Zuto has been awarded a £7million funding from existing investors Scottish Equity Partners and Columbia Lake Partners.
Manchester Metrolink Contactless Payment
Manchester Metrolink now uses contactless payment technology.