With technical expertise in aerospace and a history of microchip design, Bristol and Bath’s burgeoning digital tech cluster has deep roots.
Digital skills are developed at the region’s four well-respected universities. Spinouts from them are numerous, including wireless specialists PowerWave and materials specialists NanoGaN. Meanwhile, The Bristol Robotics Laboratory is now the UK’s leading academic centre for robotics research.
Bristol has been chosen by Oracle to host one of its new global Startup Cloud Accelerators. Digital tech entrepreneurs are looking forward to the completion of Unit DX, a new lab space and science incubator. Meanwhile, the region’s aerospace industry is integrating new technology capabilities to create the next generation of aircraft, with Airbus launching a £40 million Wing of the Future Centre.
Blu Wireless develops and licenses unique wireless technology to major household names, and is fast becoming the default ‘engine’ to enable 5G telecom networks.
A high quality of life, heritage in engineering excellence and strong links to world-respected academic institutes make Bristol and Bath a perfect environment in which to build a knowledge-based company such as Blu Wireless.
Engaged with the world’s biggest companies to revolutionise how we interact with our devices, Ultrahaptics enables people to feel virtual objects without needing to touch anything or wear special equipment.
Being based in Bristol, we have access to a large pool of leading digital tech talent. We also have close links to the strong ecosystem, having originally developed within the University of Bristol and SETsquared, the global #1 tech incubator.