Somerset Tech Showcase

30th May 2024

Somerset Tech Showcase

30th May 2024
Somerset Digital Innovation centre
Somerset Digital Innovation centre
United Kingdom
Starts at 10:30am
Ends at 3:00pm

Join Business West, TechSPARK, Digital Somerset and a host of innovative businesses for a technology showcase on Thursday 30th May - marking the much-anticpated opening of the Firepool Centre for Digital Innovation in Taunton (located directly opposite the train station).

You’ll have the chance to network with peers, get hands-on with the equipment on show, hear from experts in their field, pitch to investors and enjoy a tour of the new building.

The £11 million, 2,493 square-metre FCDI plays a major role in driving growth and digital innovation in the South West. Enjoy a tour of the brand-new building and see what it has to offer – including grade A office suites, co-working, podcast room and much more.

Experience new technology and hear from the experts about solutions to help boost your business and increase efficiencies in your organisation, in addition to discussing innovations and collaboration opportunities.

Exhibitors include:

  • Digital Somerset - Network of individuals and businesses striving for Somerset to be the hub for digital innovation and collaboration.
  • Virtual Tour Company - Making the world more accessible through immersive 360° content.
  • Evo - Helping ecommerce brands to unlock sustainable growth.
  • AutonoMe - Support provider for people with learning disabilities, through app design.
  • Telet - Independent and neutral-host of 4G and 5G mobile networks to communities, campuses and businesses.
  • Martin Barnes - Professional pitch coach with over 20 years experience in design, film & advertising pitching to clients.
  • Tech Southwest - The tech cluster for the South West, working across funding, talent and business support to drive the tech sector.
  • SetSquared Exeter Innovation Accelerator, University of Exeter - Supporting the Founders of start-ups and small businesses, working across the region to help turn ideas into thriving businesses.

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

What is the Somerset Innovation Network?

The Somerset Innovation Network is a fully-funded programme driving innovation and collaboration to forward-thinking, and growth-driven businesses in the region.

Bringing together three innovation centres in Somerset - iAero in Yeovil, Digital Innovation Centre in Taunton and SEIC in Bridgwater, the network aims to encourage collaboration and innovation between businesses, whilst helping them grow and develop through a variety of tailored 1-2-1 support, informative workshops and networking opportunities.

Find out more information here.

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  • Be part of the Somerset Innovation Network

    Receive support from business advisors, attend informative workshops on core business topics, collaborate with like-minded peers and explore ways to grow your business.

  • We have been really impressed with the support provided by the Somerset Innovation Network. We have participated in a number of events including Digital Marketing and Marketing Strategy workshops which have been really useful.
    Chris Jones
    Director, In Reality Ltd