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UMBRELLA Award Recognition

Our network of partners has led to the acknowledgement of our commitment to drive innovation and our investment in the country’s digital future. We are proud to have been recognised with the following awards: Connected Britain, The Industrial Innovation Award 2022, Smart City Expo Awards 2021, IoT Global Awards 2021...
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Councillor Toby Savage, Leader of South Gloucestershire Council, Dave Perry, Chief Executive of South Gloucestershire Council, and Professor Mahesh Sooriyabandara, Managing Director of Toshiba Europe Limited, Bristol Research & Innovation Laboratory, at the launch of the UMBRELLA network in October 2021

Funding available for SMEs in the digital technology sector

22nd February 2022
Up to £250,000 worth of funding is being made available to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Gloucestershire, the South West region and the wider UK. The funding will be distributed via grants to SMEs in the digital technology sector by South Gloucestershire Council through the UMBRELLA competition...
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UMBRELLA network launches in South Gloucestershire

25th October 2021
South Gloucestershire Council and our lead technology partner Toshiba Europe Ltd, Bristol Research and Innovation Lab have launched the world’s newest innovation network – UMBRELLA. A UK and global first, UMBRELLA is an open, programmable, smart city and industrial internet of things (IoT) testbed...
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