HackSurrey Beta Hackathon (5th-6th May) - Sponsors needed!

The Co-Founder and Vice President of HackSurrey (Daniel Spindelbauer) has emailed to say that their next Hackathon is 5th-6th May . They are expecting 150 attendees.

HackSurrey are looking for companies to get involved in the day and one of the ways to do this would be to sponsor the event. This could be in monetary form or by offering hardware/licences for attendees.

A sponsorship prospectus is being finalised by the HackSurrey team but do email Charlotte Watson ( c.watson@surrey.ac.uk ) if you would be interested in getting involved with this event.

Calling all startups - SEPnet Summer Placement Opportunities (Deadline 09/02/18)

SEPnet Summer Placements 2018

Do you have a project/work experience for a physics undergraduate?

SEPnet (South East Physics Network) annual placement scheme for physics undergraduates is seeking 8-week projects in industry or research in areas such as data analysis, mathematical modelling, programming, product design and testing or science communication.

Who can apply?

Any organisations interested in recruiting physics graduates, or who can offer valuable business experience, including large companies, SMEs, start-ups, research institutions, charities...

Global Business Accelerator Visit To Israel (Innovate UK) - Deadline 11/01/18

Visit dates

Sun 28 January – Thursday 1st February (inclusive)

Closing date for full application:

Thursday 11 January 2018

Briefing event:

16 or 17 January 2018

Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme,...

Guildford Borough Council Innovation Awards - Deadline 12/01/2018

Guildford Innovation Awards 2018 was created to celebrate all the great innovation that goes on in and around the area of Guildford.

It will celebrate innovation across a spectrum of sectors in the borough - building upon the theme of supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects.

The awards will be held at the Guildhall on the evening of the 28 February 2018 as part of the build up to the Science and Arts Festival. The Guildford Innovation Awards 2018 are open to individuals, social enterprises and businesses located in Guildford Borough.


Surrey tech pioneers pitch for investment at SETsquared’s Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase

Innovative tech businesses from across Southern England, including 2iC Limited, Atom Universe, BotsAndUs, HOLM, Inovo Robotics Ltd, Stay Planner, Streeva, transparently from SETsquared Surrey, came together in London yesterday to pitch for £20m of investment to an audience of 150 investors at SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase.

Caroline Fleming, Centre Director at SETsquared in Surrey said:...

Ariadne RegTech wins 3rd place in Google Virtusa Hackathon!

Team Ariadne (SETsquared Surrey Virtual Member) came third in the recent Regtech Hackathon at Google's labs in London. They were only beaten by Credit Suisse and Lloyds Bank, not bad for a #startup!

The team, consisted of Ariadne CTO Michael Bateman, University of Surrey students Doddi Elgabry, Adrian Coutsoftides, Alexandros-Dionysios Vavvas and Ariadne's CEO Charles Brewer.

It had been assembled thanks to SETsquared Surrey organising an introduction between Ariadne and the Computer Science department at the University of Surrey.

The Hackathon consisted of a...