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Inclusive Technology Prize finalists

Find out more about the 10 finalists developing assistive living technology to help improve the lives of disabled people. In 2014 we launched the Inclusive Technology Prize to inspire people to improve or develop assistive living aids, adaptations, products and...

Getting to grips with all things digital

As a social enterprise that works with schools and young people – with an ambition to help young people to create a better future for themselves by unearthing and nurturing their interests, aptitudes and passions – we are constantly on the look-out for changes in the...

Code masters: Meet Britain’s new digital artists

A new generation of artists is embracing computer code and software in their work. Their art – powered by social media – is interactive, drawing in live content from across the internet. Any one of the millions of people who use sites like Twitter,...

Nesta Tech Nation 2016: much more than disruption

“Digital tech is a force for disruption”. Often, these words feel like a threat. They make us think of industries upended, jobs automated, business models evaporated. But disruption has a positive flip-side: namely, diffusion. When it encourages established industries...

RIBA Stage 2 is completed!

RIBA Stage 2 is completed! Thanks to all our design team and partners, the detail are really starting to take shape. We’re now galloping into Stage 3 and full planning...

Mission to Mars Success at Software Cornwall

This week 20 young people from across Cornwall set out on a Mission to Mars, delivered by Software Cornwall, Cornwall College and a host of volunteers. All 5 teams achieved mission success and presented their code skills to the guests and other teams. The workshop was...

Open Data Play event download

RIO worked with Devonport High School for Boys and iDAT to organise the first of many Data Play events for the Plymouth community. The first event, which was held on Friday 27th November, gave the community a chance to find out more about the digital sector and those...

Digital Futures and Open Data Play event

The community is invited to a Digital Futures and Open Data Play Day on Friday 27th November, at Devonport High School for Boys in Plymouth. Hosted by Devonport High School for Boys with support from RIO and other partner organisations, the day will give the community...