Science & Technology

AUB awarded £1.6m for plastics research centre to help shape products of tomorrow – and the past

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has secured £1.6m funding from Research England to create a new centre for research into plastics innovation and curation. Experts... READ MORE »

CBD oil helped army veteran Farard cope with his injury - now it’s at the centre of his £5m business

From boyband starlet to Green Beret Commando, 45-year-old Farard Darver’s journey into business has been an unlikely one. Farard was serving in Afghanistan when his... READ MORE »

Tech South West growth accelerator set for return next year to support another 150 ambitious SMEs

After launching their annual Growth Programme to great success in 2021, Tech South West will once again return next year to help 150 small businesses achieve their growth... READ MORE »

Dorset designer Tom is set to go stateside as judge for the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show

Tom Parsons, Founder of Poole-based Aetha Design, has been named as a judge at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). In the world of tech events, there are few... READ MORE »

‘Innovation is in our DNA’ says MD as Muc-Off launches new silicon infused bike care kit

Muc-Off have launched their silicon infused (Si) Ceramic Protection Kit to help both cyclists and motorcyclists protect their rides. The product arrives after hundreds of... READ MORE »

Major boost for Dorset maritime with Great South West set to receive up to £7.5m national funding

Dorset and other South West counties have been chosen to receive up to £7.5 million of investment as the UK’s Marine and Maritime Launchpad. The money will help drive... READ MORE »

Dorset students get all-access pass to NASA space wonders during Texas educational mission

Students from the Aspirations Academies Trust recently enjoyed an immersive NASA experience during an educational trip to Texas focused on science and space. The annual... READ MORE »

Dorset LEP launches £2m Growing Places funding round offering SMEs loans for capital projects

Applications are now open for Dorset SMEs seeking short-term finance as part of the latest £2 million Growing Places Fund investment round. Businesses and organisations... READ MORE »

Luke from Enhanced IT talks digital careers with local primary pupils to mark Dorset Coding Day

With the arrival of the second annual Dorset Coding Day, Luke Longden from Enhanced IT paid a visit to pupils at Heatherlands Primary School in Poole. The Dorset Council... READ MORE »

‘Ambitious growth plans’ for Breathe Safety as Nick and the team move into Aviation Business Park

Breathe Safety Group have relocated to a new 21,000 sq ft warehouse at Bournemouth Airport’s Aviation Business Park after outgrowing their former premises. Previously... READ MORE »