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AceOn’s mobile solar power station to lead the world in sodium-ion technologyA pioneering battery and energy storage firm is poised to lead the world in developing a commercial use for a ground-breaking new battery technology. AceOn – described as ‘the Telford company taking on Tesla’ – has been awarded a £1 million grant from Innovate UK to accelerate development work on its mobile solar energy […]Read more
Immersive reality and simulators: New £5 million health training centre opens in TelfordA £5 million health and social care centre to provide training for the next generation of key workers has been officially opened. The new Marches Centre of Excellence in Health and Social Care, at the Telford campus of the University of Wolverhampton, will allow students to gain hands-on experience and ultimately help address the shortfalls […]Read more
Telford’s Protolabs launches £20,000 fund to boost sustainable product design with new Hackathon ChallengeA £20,000 manufacturing support prize is on offer for designers and companies keen to take part in ‘The Hackathon Challenge’. Due to be launched on Thursday, the Protolabs-backed competition is one of the main events of the ‘InspirON’ series of best practice talks and virtual seminars currently underway. It will give participants the opportunity to […]Read more
SOLVD takes CKL Office Solutions design service to a new level using digital technologyWhen CKL reached out to Enterprise Telford for assistance to improve their design service to clients, the SOLVD digital enterprise project was on hand to offer expert support to help them achieve their objectives. SOLVD, managed by the University of Wolverhampton in partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council provides SME’s and start-ups with 12 hours […]Read more
Telford’s Ghost Dog Films launch their new global interactive movieGhost Dog Films took up the challenge of creating an interactive film, where the player chooses different paths for the characters, which was launched today. The cast includes Nicole O’Neill, who stared in Red Sparrow alongside Jennifer Lawrence. The game has now been translated into 11 languages and launched on Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo for […]Read more
Digital investment to drive global growth for Telford chemical companyA Telford-based chemical company is aiming to fast-track its global growth after investing heavily in its digital communications. Serchem, which is based at Hortonwood and is celebrating 40 years in business, is a supplier of specialist chemical cleaning products to the healthcare, catering and hospitality sectors and is a recognised market leader in the fields […]Read more
Telford-based Protolabs to acquire 3D HubsProtolabs, which has its European headquarters in Telford, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 3D Hubs, an online manufacturing platform that provides engineers with on-demand access to a global network of about 240 premium manufacturing partners.Read more
Jobs boost as council’s inward investment team brings software services company to TelfordTelford’s role as a pioneering centre of digital excellence has received a major boost after the council’s inward investment team supported a leading software services company to the borough. Global Minds has moved its headquarters to Telford. Read more
Why Doesn’t the UK embrace Robotics as much as other nations? Telford’s Bauromat responds to the dataLate last year the International Federation for Robotics, the leading robotic process automation group, released the annual robotic density figures for 2019 and it made for grim reading for the UK market. Bauromat UK Limited Managing Director John D’Angelillo also adds that the UK suffers from a more general ‘mentality’ problem when it comes to […]Read more
West Midlands Combined Authority unveils plan for region’s digital futureThe West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched its plan to give the region a digital reboot, with an aim to tackle digital exclusion, reach net zero and support a post-Covid recovery. The WMCA Digital Roadmap was presented at Venturefest West Midlands, one of the region’s top business events for digital entrepreneurs. This year’s keynote speaker was Ben […]Read more
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