The College of Science and
Engineering in the University of Glasgow
is pleased to announce that funded places are now available to students domiciled
in Scotland and the EU on the
Alba Innovation Centre is home to some of Scotland’s leading
innovative technology companies. A
Scottish Enterprise funded project, the Alba Incubation Service provides
tailored advice and support to help grow the businesses located in the Centre
and also technology businesses located across Scotland.
Festival of Code is an annual event for young programmers up to the age of 18
and has taken place in the UK since 2009. It runs with the principles of
community, open source and open data and is ultimately about finding and
fostering every child interested in teaching themselves how to code.
FarrPoint, one of Scotland’s fastest growing technology
consultancies, has been appointed to the UK Government’s G-Cloud framework. Appointment to the framework means that
public sector organisations across the UK now have a clear, recognised and
simple procurement route to appoint the Edinburgh-based con
brightsolid are delighted to
announce that we have been selected to join the G-Cloud iii Framework,
enabling us to deliver cost effective infrastructure-as-a-service and
bespoke Data Centre services directly to Government, Health and
Education in dynamic, innovative ways.
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