Engineering students inspired by global success of Portishead company

Engineering students inspired by global success of Portishead company 03 May 2017

19 engineering students from Priory Community School in Weston-super-Mare have been inspired by the global impact of local engineering firm Viper Innovations during a visit as part of an ‘Introduction to Engineering’ unit of their NCFE Engineering V-CERT level 2 qualification. More »

New growth programme offers £4m of coordinated business support services to escalate business growth across West of England area

New growth programme offers £4m of coordinated business support services to escalate business growth across West of England area 03 May 2017

The newly launched Enterprising West of England (EWOE) programme supports Small to Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the West of England area to start and grow their business by incentivising investment in business advice. The programme is bringing together a consortium of highly respected business support agencies to deliver a suite of specific support services suitable for SMEs at differing stages of growth. More »

Skills4Work - Employers required to support various ‘Work Related’ Opportunities

Skills4Work - Employers required to support various ‘Work Related’ Opportunities 28 April 2017

The North Somerset Skills4Work programme is continuing to grow. The programme has now provided careers advice to over 160 people and supported more than 20 individuals to find suitable training support since its launch in January. More »

Rail industry descends on Portishead for demonstration of technology to reduce rail delays

Rail industry descends on Portishead for demonstration of technology to reduce rail delays 26 April 2017

Portishead-based Viper Innovation’s latest technology offering, CableGuardian, has been demonstrated to senior personnel and decision makers from the UK’s rail infrastructure sector.The Queen’s Award winning company has a well established reputation within the global subsea oil and gas industry, but is now transferring its ground-breaking technology into the rail industry. More »