CFMS to participate in High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult Sit-Ski Project
Bristol, 1st February 2017 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) today announced it will be participating in the Sit-Ski Project, led by the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult. Working with two Great Britain (GB) Paralympic downhill skiers, this exciting new project will showcase the best of British technology through a redesign of a customised sit-ski appliance, used by para-alpine skiers.
UK solar car racing team signs CFMS as sponsor, gets access to Cray supercomputer for car design modelling
Aerodynamics modelled using computational fluid dynamics - cuts testing from days to minutes
The UK based solar racing team, Solar Team Great Britain, that is aiming to be the first British team to win the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, has today announced it has signed the Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), a specialist in high value design capability, as a strategic sponsor.
Minister for Industry and Energy visits Bristol and Bath Science Park
Jesse Norman, Minister for Industry and Energy visited Bristol and Bath Science Park (BBSP), meeting with the Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), a specialist in high value design capability, and HiETA Technologies, experts in Additive Manufacturing (AM).
CFMS releases results for next generation High-Order CFD Prototype
Bristol, 28th September 2016 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) is pleased to announce that the Hyperflux high order CFD solver prototype is now available at CFMS for industrial and research evaluation. Based on next generation High-Order Flux Reconstruction (HO/FR) CFD methods, the software is the product of a two year research programme with grant assistance from Innovate UK and EPSRC
CFMS appoints new Chief Technology Officer
Bristol, 12th July 2016 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), a specialist in high value design capability, today announced that Sanjay Khetia has been selected as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the company. Sanjay will assume the new role of CTO on 5th September 2016, and will be responsible for company technology strategy and development.
CFMS to lead Future Engineering System Research Project
Bristol, 6th July 2016 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) has announced it will be leading the Future Engineering System (FES) Project.
CFMS selects Cray for next generation HPC platform
Bristol, 21st June 2016 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), a specialist in high value design capability today announced that it has awarded the contract for the refresh of its high performance computing infrastructure to Cray Inc., a global leader in supercomputing.
CFMS to participate in Hyperflux++ Project
The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) has announced it will be taking part in a follow-on Hyperflux project.
With a project value of £850,000, Hyperflux++ began on 1st September 2015 and will run for three years, completing in 2018. The project is supported by the joint industry and government aerospace R&D funding programme, delivered as a partnership between the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and Innovate UK.
HiETA open doors to new advanced technology centre
The opening of a new advanced technology centre at Bristol & Bath Science Park is set to break new ground for the UK’s additive manufacturing industry.
Business Secretary hears Bristol & Bath Science Park’s plans for growth
Proposals to bring new investment and jobs to the West of England were shared with Business Secretary Sajid Javid on a visit to the Bristol & Bath Science Park today (3 December 2015).
Bristol & Bath Science Park unveils future ambitions
The creation of a new global automotive research facility, 55,000 sq ft of space for growing businesses and improved training provision for the UK composites sector are amongst future development ambitions at Bristol & Bath Science Park unveiled on 10 July 2015.
Safety device helps Cubik Innovation go for growth
The creators of a device that protects public buildings against serious infection have plans to build on their success at Bristol and Bath Science Park.
Miliband takes his election campaign to the Science Park site
Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, praised the work of the National Composites Centre, located at the Science Park site in Emersons Green, during an election campaign address to employees and the wider regional business community
Science Park chosen for launch of local transport initiative
Bristol and Bath Science Park played host to the launch of an important local campaign, “Gateway2Growth”, which is calling for a new junction, Junction 18A, on the M4 to improve access to the Emersons Green. The Park is one of many places in the area set to benefit from the proposed new transport infrastructure, which will see a reduction in the burden placed upon existing roads and provide a boost to the future economic opportunity of the area.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander visits Bristol & Bath Science Park
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP, paid a visit to the highly successful Bristol & Bath Science Park today, Friday 20th February, and met with a number of thriving businesses who are taking an innovative role in the green and technology sectors.
Ed Balls launches export review at Bristol & Bath Science Park
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls paid a visit to Bristol & Bath Science Park to unveil a review into British exports.
Green energy firm moves to Bristol and Bath Science Park
A well-established green energy business has moved its head office from Keynsham to the Science Park.
Superfast charging point for electric cars installed at Science Park
A superfast charging point for electric cars has been installed at Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Cutting-edge businesses from Bristol and Bath to be showcased at innovation festival OpenCo
A spotlight will be shone on Bristol and Bath’s vibrant high tech cluster when the UK becomes the first country to host a nationwide OpenCo innovation festival, backed by Tech City UK.
Deadline approaching to enter coveted Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
Businesses at the top of their game in innovation, international trade or sustainable development have the opportunity to enter the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
Northern Ireland delegation takes inspiration from Bristol & Bath Science Park
A delegation from Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, one of the world’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration projects, paid a visit to Bristol & Bath Science Park this week.
Bristol’s high-tech hub under the spotlight at Balloon Fiesta debate
Bonnie Dean, chief executive of Bristol & Bath Science Park, was among a host of leading business figures to take part in a debate at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on the region’s high-performing, internationally-significant tech sector.
Latest smartphone technology is right at home at Bristol & Bath Science Park
Film promoting Samsung Galaxy S5 sees start-up idea pitched to investors at Science Park
Bristol and Bath’s hotbed of digital innovation showcased at Tech City UK pitching event
Cutting-edge businesses from the region pitch to national investors at ‘cluster showcase’
Battle is on for Science Park table tennis champion
There’s plenty of competitive spirit in evidence at Bristol & Bath Science Park this month as participants in its inaugural table tennis tournament go head to head.
Tech entrepreneurs pay visit to 10 Downing Street
Two of Bristol’s most innovative tech businesses were guests at a special reception at 10 Downing Street, hosted by the Prime Minister.
Science Park provides backdrop for trade mission film
Cutting-edge robotics firm MapleBird starred in a film shot at Bristol & Bath Science Park to promote a trade mission heading to California this week.
Bristol and Bath’s technology entrepreneurs to meet the Queen
A group of Bristol and Bath’s leading tech sector entrepreneurs are going to Buckingham Palace on Monday (9 June 2014) for a special reception given by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.
Canadian delegation visits Science Park
Hot on the heels of the Prime Minister last week, Science Park chief executive Bonnie Dean has welcomed another high level delegation to the Park.
Science Park hosts visit by the Prime Minister
Prime Minister David Cameron highlighted Bristol & Bath Science Park’s success in attracting science-related enterprise from around the globe during a recent visit.
Science Park companies show off their moves in support of Macmillan Cancer Support
There were some surprised looks at the Science Park earlier this week when a lunch time flash mob descended on the Forum.
Science Park response to Regional Growth Fund announcement
Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visited Marine Current Turbines (MCT) - a Siemens Company, at the Bristol & Bath Science Park today to celebrate its success in receiving funding from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund
Tech City UK on the hunt for new talent
Two exciting opportunities have arisen at Tech City UK – an organisation that supports digital entrepreneurship in East London and tech clusters across the UK.
Bristol shines a light on the best of community energy innovation
Three finalists have been selected after a national competition was held at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Learning disabilities charity to help develop new technologies at Bristol & Bath Science Park
Learning disabilities charity Hft has relocated its innovation team to the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Bristol & Bath Science Park responds to the Budget 2014
Bonnie Dean, chief executive at the Bristol & Bath Science Park, responds to today's Budget announcement.
Bristol hosts national open data energy competition
Innovators from across the UK are gathering in Bristol this weekend to take part in a national competition that will explore how open data can be used by communities to take more control over their energy use.
National Composites Centre celebrates major milestone
The National Composites Centre at the Bristol & Bath Science Park has celebrated a major milestone at a topping out ceremony for phase two of the Centre last week.
South West manufacturing champions gather at the Science Park
The stars of the South West’s manufacturing sector are gathering at Bristol & Bath Science Park tomorrow for Insider’s Manufacturing Champions breakfast.
The power of design in the digital age
What is technology without good design? This will be the subject of a discussion at the Bristol & Bath Science Park on January 22nd when The Design Commission hosts a conversation with businesses about 'Generating Value in a Digital Age'.
Bristol builds links with Romania during official Ambassadorial visit
The Ambassador of Romania to the UK, His Excellency Dr Ion Jinga, is in Bristol today (Monday January 20), building links with the city as part of a wider programme led by the Romanian Embassy in the UK.
Bristol and Bath look to the East
New opportunities await the Bristol and Bath region after the Prime Minister led a business delegation to China last month.
Students get a taste for computer coding
This week, secondary school students in South Gloucestershire are taking part in a global initiative to learn more about computer code.
Modern Media creates a buzz with LinkedIn campaign
Ever wondered whether social media can help build your business? If the answer’s yes, find out more by watching this video created by Science Park tenant Modern Media.
Opportunity for region’s businesses to win investment
Round five of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) is now open and an event is taking place next week in Bristol for businesses who want to express an interest in applying.
New report says UK has potential to lead the data revolution
A new report has been published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills which outlines how the UK can secure its place at the forefront of the data revolution – and there is potential for the South West to capitalise on this.
Bristol collaboration breaks new ground in 3D printing
Two Bristol companies have joined forces with international technology company Renishaw to break new ground in 3D printing.
Sober October for Science Park director
It’s been a sober few weeks for Innovation Centre director Richard Pitkin who has raised more than £1,200 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Success is in our DNA
Congratulations to our tenant WillowDNA for reaching the finals of the 2013 e-Learning Awards in two categories.
What’s next for Bristol’s technology sector?
Robotics, big data, quantum computing. These are all exciting areas of work in which Bristol has a real opportunity to excel and lead the way on a national and international stage.
Bristol & Bath Science Park shortlisted for Insider marketing award
The Bristol & Bath Science Park and PR agency Spirit Public Relations have been shortlisted in the South West Business Insider Property Awards ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ category.
Bristol & Bath Science Park celebrates second anniversary with royal visit
The Bristol & Bath Science Park has celebrated its second anniversary today (September 26, 2013) with a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO.
Bristol entrepreneur launches autumn series of robotics events
A Bristol-based female entrepreneur is offering students the chance to make their own robots at a series of monthly sessions launching this autumn.
Hunt is on for global graduates to launch world's brightest businesses in the UK
A pioneering scheme to bring the world’s best entrepreneurial talent to the UK has been announced today (5 September) by the UK Government.
Cubik Innovation celebrates first year in business with a celebratory slice of cake!
After starting up at Bristol & Bath Science Park in September 2012, Cubik Innovation has quickly grown to a team of eight employees, with a rapidly expanding client list.
Assisting entrepreneurs, inventors and other small businesses in electronic product and prototype design, Cubik helps clients bring new products to market. It works in a variety of sectors, including industrial, telecommunications and security.
Calling all entrepreneurs: The Pitch at Venturefest opens for applications
Do you have a good science or technology-based business idea? Are you looking for funding for this idea or product?
Bristol West MP tours National Composites Centre
The National Composites Centre at the Bristol & Bath Science Park has hosted a visit from Stephen Williams.
Read all about it! New report published on Innovation and Growth
Innovators in the region may be interested to read a new report published in The Times on Innovation and Growth, which the Bristol & Bath Science Park has contributed to.
US company opens new UK office at the Science Park
A Chicago-based company that helps mobile operators resolve problems with their mobile network performance is opening a new office at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
New £8 million funding pot available for research and development projects
Bristol and Bath businesses working in the advanced materials, biosciences, electronics, sensors and photonics and communications technology sectors are being urged to apply for new funding from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB).
Halley’s Gromit spotted at Bristol & Bath Science Park
A multi-coloured Gromit sculpture arrived at the Bristol & Bath Science Park yesterday (1st July) as part of Gromit Unleashed, a major public arts trail in Bristol this summer.
Science Park hosts High Tech Centre
Bristol & Bath Science Park has let out 8,680 sq ft of its Grow-On Centre to CFMS, which is used by companies including Rolls Royce and Airbus.
Explore the Science Park on Google Street View
A new Google Street View tour has been launched, allowing users to explore The Bristol & Bath Science Park remotely.
Making the most of open innovation
Would you describe innovation in your company as being open or closed?
MINISTER MARKS START OF NCC EXPANSION WORK
Construction on the second phase of the National Composites Centre (NCC) got underway today with a turf cutting ceremony attended by the Business Minister Michael Fallon.
Science Park comments on Queen’s Speech
We welcome the measures announced in today’s Queen’s Speech (May 8, 2013).
Bristol & Bath Science Park chief exec welcomes £25m research boost
Yesterday (April 4, 2013), the Government announced it is releasing £85m in funding to invest in the UK’s scientific infrastructure.
Once upon a time . . .
Bristol & Bath Science Park welcomed an audience of 150 school children, librarians, teachers, parents & councillors when it was the host venue for Concorde Book Awards on 12th March 2013.
Bristol & Bath Science Parks plays host to Your Green Future
More than 150 students will be visiting the Bristol & Bath Science Park today for this year’s Your Green Future event.
First products shipped from the Innovation Centre at Bristol & Bath Science Park
Parts for a brand new musical instrument are the first products to have been shipped from Bristol & Bath Science Park’s Innovation Centre.
Inspiring the next generation of scientists
Aspiration and innovation was the theme of Mangotsfield School’s annual Celebration of Achievement Evening on Tuesday (5th January).
Science Park tenant strikes Gold
Science Park tenant WillowDNA has won a coveted gold award at the e-learning awards, which receives hundreds of entries from all around the world.
International journalists tour Bristol & Bath Science Park
Reporters from more than ten countries across Europe visited the Bristol & Bath Science Park in early December to find out more about investment opportunities in the South West.
Science Park calls for new £600 million science investment to fund facilities for collaboration
Responding to the Chancellor’s autumn statement, Bonnie Dean, chief executive of the Bristol & Bath Science Park says the new investment must be used to help business and academia turn research into commercial realities.
Employers’ Helping Hand for cycle-to-work staff
Employers in South Gloucestershire are giving staff some practical encouragement to cycle to work, in a bid to promote more sustainable forms of commuting.
Science Park chief exec congratulates new Bristol mayor
Following today's announcement that George Ferguson has become Bristol's first elected mayor, Bonnie Dean says he must put the region on the map both nationally and internationally.
Bristol & Bath Science Park at Made In the South West 2012
National roadmaps are needed to harness the outstanding research and emerging technologies in the region in order to create new industries in the South West, according to the Park’s chief executive Bonnie Dean.
Bristol & Bath Science Park at Venturefest Bristol 2012
A virtual reality cow and super-lightweight aeroplane were some of the innovations, showcased at Venturefest Bristol 2012, organised by Science City Bristol.
Science Park ready for film crews
The striking Bristol & Bath Science Park is offering itself to film and television producers as a shooting location.
Will Hutton highlights Open Innovation at first anniversary event
Open innovation is key to identifying the industries of the future on which UK prosperity will depend, and the Bristol & Bath Science Park offers an exciting place to accelerate this in the South West.
Universities make their mark at Bristol & Bath Science Park
The Bristol & Bath Science Park is celebrating the region’s role at the forefront of research and innovation by unveiling large signs showing the leading universities involved in the Park.
Park hosts first 'Raspberry Jam' in South West
One of the first ‘Raspberry Jams’ in the world has been hosted by Bristol and Bath Science Park where people from across the South West were able to get hands on with the popular mini computers.
Bristol & Bath Science Park plays host to Smart Grid Symposium
A fifty-strong delegation gathered at Bristol & Bath Science Park on 23rd July for Low Carbon South West’s (LCSW) latest event on ‘smart grids’ and the future of energy use.
Government scientific advisor visits Bristol & Bath Science Park
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills’ chief scientific advisor has become the latest senior government official to tour the Bristol & Bath Science Park, following his visit to Airbus in Filton.
Bristol & Bath Science Park's civil engineers win prestigious infrastructure award
The civil engineering firm, Peter Brett Associates, have scooped a national award for their work at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Science Park chief executive awarded OBE
Bonnie Dean, chief executive of Bristol & Bath Science Park has been awarded an OBE for services to Design, Technology and Innovation.
Bristol & Bath Science Park and Northern Ireland Science Park share ideas
A high profile business delegation from Northern Ireland visited Bristol recently to find out more about the development of the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Science Park Jubilee party raises £350 for local charity
On behalf of everyone here at the Science Park, we’d like to say a big thank you to all those that attended the Jubilee garden party and helped make it such a success.
Bristol & Bath Science Park named South West’s Best Commercial Workplace
The Bristol & Bath Science Park has been named the South West’s Best Commercial Workplace at the British Council for Offices (BCO) regional awards ceremony held last week (Thursday 11 May).
Science Minister returns to Bristol to open new Robotics Lab
Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science came back to Bristol yesterday to launch the Bristol Robotics Lab.
Jubilee Garden Party at the Bristol & Bath Science Park
The Queen’s Jubilee season gets underway at the Bristol & Bath Science Park on Thursday 31 May at 4pm, with a free Jubilee Garden Party.
Eco Fleet of electric cars for Bristol & Bath Science Park
Tenants at the Bristol & Bath Science Park have become the first businesses in the South West to share their own fleet of electric cars.
Budget boost for research-led businesses
Bonnie Dean, chief executive of the Bristol & Bath Science Park says today's budget offers some good news for research-led businesses.
Science Park – Hogwarts for a day
More than 30 children visited the Science Park earlier this month dressed as their favourite fictional characters to celebrate World Book Day.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg speaks at Science Park
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is today announcing £1 billion additional support for UK businesses at a national conference staged at the Bristol and Bath Science Park.
Businesses snap up space at the Bristol & Bath Science Park
Science and high tech businesses have been locating at the Bristol & Bath Science Park much faster than predicted, with three quarters of the available desks snapped up in less than six months.
Science Park to host national Manufacturing Summit
The Bristol & Bath Science Park has been chosen as the venue for the Advanced Manufacturing Conference later this month.
Friska receive first ever SRA Society Award
Here at the Bristol and Bath Science Park we’re very proud of our on-site catering team Friska who’ve been given one of the first ever Sustainable Restaurant Association awards.
300 visitors to the National Composites Centre, Bristol & Bath Science Park
More than 300 delegates have visited the National Composites Centre at the Bristol & Bath Science Park for a major export conference held by UKTI (UK Trade & Investment).
Vince Cable opens National Composites Centre at Science Park
The Bristol & Bath Science Park is delighted to see the second government Minister in as many months here today, as business secretary Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable officially opens the NCC.
It’s award season for Hanham High School
Pupils at Hanham High School are getting ready for their awards ceremony tonight and Bonnie Dean from the Science Park will be there to congratulate them on their achievements and meet the next generation of scientists.
Jonathon Porritt holds green workshop at Science Park
Environmentalist and green campaigner Jonathon Porritt will be in Bristol today, hosting a workshop for the developers of the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Venturefest showcases South West’s deep well of talent
The South West has a deep well of talent, as good as or better than anywhere in the world. This is the view of Paul Magelli, serial entrepreneur, who was a keynote speaker at Venturefest Bristol this week.
Science Park teams up with UK Green Building Council at sustainability event
More than 70 people gathered this week (November 1, 2011) to hear about how sustainability runs throughout the design and ethos of the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
Bonnie Dean wins award at Insider Property Awards
Bonnie Dean, chief executive of the Science Park, has been named Property Personality of the Year at the Insider South West Property Awards 2011.
Bristol & Bath Science Park officially open
After two decades of intensive collaboration, hundreds of people gathered this week at Emersons Green (Monday September 26, 2011) for the official opening of the Bristol & Bath Science Park, realising one of the longest-held ambitions for the region's economy.
Welcome to our first tenants
A biotech company developing treatments for autoimmune diseases and a scientific consultancy are among the first companies to move to the Bristol & Bath Science Park.