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Funding for Businesses in North East England

NBSL are an enterprise agency based in Northumberland. They run funding programmes that provide grants for business improvement to help businesses in North-East England. If you run a business based in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more

Get funding to improve design in your business

The Scottish Enterprise By Design Grant contributes between £2,000 and £5,000 to help companies design new products or services or to help to improve the design of existing ones. It can be used for: Sampling or Minimal Viable Product Design Service design or manufacture ready design Formulation

UK start-up Klik2Learn begins anti-poverty journey with crowdfunding bid

A UK start-up is pioneering technology that, it claims, can help to fight poverty in developing countries by allowing millions of people to learn to read and write in English using their mobile phones. Glasgow-based Kilk2learn is developing Journey 2 Basic Skills , a digital app that uses computer

MediKeep: Developing a home pharmacy management app

MediKeep has developed an app which manages a patient’s medicine and tracks their health and supplements, all within their own home. Users can get access to inventory, reminders, expire dates, health diary and tracking, PIL files and automated drug-drug interaction check. The product is targeted at

Why do Start-Ups go Bust? by Keith Wilson

There are a myriad of straws that can break fledgling business’s backs but most usually boil down to time and money or more specifically timing and lack of money. Compounding issues of gaps in the management’s business skill set often also add to a devil’s brew. You can also find out more about

SoftComply: Estonian Digital Health Company

Estonian company SoftComply works with small, innovative medical device companies to help them get their products to market faster. The team is made of individuals with expertise and experience in software, medical device regulation and international medical device standards. SoftComply provides

Wisdom Is Earned: highs and lows of going it alone with a small business

James Holland talked with Graham Smith of Wiseman Designs on the highs and lows of going it alone with your own small business. Graham and his partner, Richard started the company in 2011. They saw the potential of Android to be a serious competitor to Apple and Blackberry. Graham provides some

Diagnostic Match: HIV Detection Platform

Diagnostic Match is a decision-making support platform for primary care providers that automates the process of detecting whether a patient falls into an HIV risk group. The solution looks at other conditions to flag patients who are at risk for HIV so that they can be tested as early as possible.

Klik2learn, a UK start-up begins anti-poverty journey with crowdfunding bid

Mobile phones can bring literacy and numeracy to millions in developing countries Klik2learn, a Glasgow based start-up is pioneering technology that, it claims, can help to fight poverty in developing countries by allowing millions of people to learn to read and write in English using their mobile

Girl Geek Scotland: Panel Event; Opportunities for Entrepreneurs 20th April

Join us for our FREE event at Spring Technology on the 20th April 2017 at 12 - 13 St Andrews Square in Edinburgh. Blockchain and associated technologies, are of growing interest, not just in Fintech, but also in the legal sector and security. GGS will invite three panel experts to explore