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Synoptica receives a UK Smart Grant

Synoptica has been awarded an ‘Innovate UK Smart Grant’ in the 2015 rounds of funding for companies in the information technology sector. The grant helps Synoptica shift its development into high gear for the coming year. According to Synoptica CTO, Bogdan Vrusias, “We are delighted that Innovate UK has recognised the value of our proof … Read Full Article →

A new directory of accelerators and incubators in the UK – make sure you’re on the list

This post was orginally published on the Nesta blog Accelerators and incubators play an important role in start-up ecosystems throughout the UK. In an effort to understand them better, Nesta has been actively involved in this field for a number of years, with activities ranging from research to investment to networks of good practice. However, this … Read Full Article →

Rise, you’re fired!

I attended the launch of Rise London last December – a re-branding of the Barclays accelerator, the banking giant’s flagship innovation programme designed to redefine banking through tech. The event took place in East London and was mostly attended by ambitious quasi-hipsters. The type with a sort of well-rehearsed but frighteningly egocentric career-pitch and a … Read Full Article →

Demand-Side Network Competitions: Transforming The European Built Environment

On Monday 26 October, Knight Frank, Synoptic Technologies (formerly iVeridis) and the Climate-KIC launched the Demand Side Network Competitions: a series of four events to connect the world’s most promising start-ups in building technologies with Europe’s largest property players. The Demand-Side Network Competitions are designed to encourage the early adoption of innovative low-carbon building technologies. … Read Full Article →