Why Tech South West?  Why now?

The South West is a global leader in areas critical to the future well being not just of the economy but the planet itself.

We are at the forefront of research and development in climate science, marine technology, environmental science and agri-tech, and aeronautical engineering.

Technology is fundamental to each of these, and their ability to innovate, find solutions and bring prosperity.

AERONAUTICS
AGRI-TECH
MARINE TECH
CLIMATE
SCIENCE
INNOVATION
SUSTAINABLE
ENERGY

Technology Across the South West

Tech South West covers the whole region, from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Bath and Bristol, Bournemouth and Poole, Devon, Dorset, and Somerset are all part of Tech South West.

10.9K
Technology companies
in the south west

Sized for Success

The most successful leading tech nations and regions tend to have a population of around 3 to 10 million.

They also consistantly share certain characteristics: a need for fast-paced sustainable growth in tech, a clear desire for a certain kind of quality of life, and high level of respect and care for the environment.

Population

SWEDEN
9M
ISRAEL
8.2 M
IRELAND
6.3 M
SOUTH WEST
5.3 M
NORWAY
5.1 M
SILICON VALLEY
3M

Why blur Group is investing

As an international AIM-listed technology company that chose to move its head office from London to the South West, blur Group wants to encourage the tech debate within and beyond the South West region.
We’re just one company that believes in Tech South West and are keen to play our part. Together, with other committed South West businesses, technology-driven organisations across the Southwest could be on to something big.

blur Group is an Enterprise Services Platform that helps private and public sector organizations eliminate wasteful spending and inefficiencies in the purchasing of business services.  Supporting innovation and technology is at the core of our business.

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