Thomas Renn

NW in 2017: The next digital wave

We’re in the midst of a second digital revolution and it’s incredibly fascinating, challenging and inspiring to be living in an era which has given birth to disruptive businesses in the sharing economy, writes Thomas Renn.

Neo Lounge 2

Penketh first in at Bruntwood’s Neo

Office interiors firm Penketh Group has agreed to take the whole 4,700 sq ft eighth floor at Bruntwood's digital-led office scheme on Portland Street.

Rise Manchester

AS 2016: Support promised for digital economy

Philip Hammond announced an investment of more than £1bn in digital infrastructure by 2020-21 and a boost for fintech, financial technology, as he emphasised the need to improve the national technology offering.

Voyage by Aether & Hemera

Digital light festival to illuminate Salford Quays

Next month Quays Culture is set to host Lightwaves, an outdoor light exhibition showcasing local, national and international artists’ digital light displays at Salford Quays and MediaCityUK.


Smart building pilot plugs into Citylabs

Paul Unger

CityVerve, the Manchester internet of things demonstrator with £10m government funding, has made its first physical installation of data-monitoring equipment, at Manchester Science Partnership’s Citylabs 1.0 on Oxford Road.