Tech Camp is a school for children that teaches youngsters from the age of nine how to code and get them hooked on science. The school was set up over ten years ago by Tom Ward, who worked previously as a teacher and electrical engineer. He talks to Linda Lewis about the school's mission to 'inspire tomorrow's inventors' and their courses. From building robot arms to designing computer games, the school prides itself in teaching advanced tech skills to young people before they enter the competitive industry.
Linda Lewis focuses on electric cars this week and speaks to Pod Point, a Shoreditch-based company that makes charging units for electric cars that have been gradually been installed in homes, car parks and airports. They describe themselves are the UK’s largest suppliers of electric charging solutions. She speaks to Erik Fairbairn, CEO of the company.
Linda Lewis profiles Xero, the market leader in cloud-based accounting software which has been labelled by Forbes as the most innovative growth company two years in a row. This week they've been hosting their annual conference and expo in Battersea in London, unveiling a number of innovative add-ons to their software, such as auto-enrollment for pensions, and a link-up with Barclays and Microsoft to provide subscribers with more insights into how and where their money is going. Linda Lewis went along to meet the founders.
Company Casebook with Linda Lewis, talking to Joe Warren, Managing Director and and Andrew Wordsworth, founder of Sustainable Ventures, at Powervault, A London technology startup aiming to revolutionise the home energy market with their electricity storage systems linked to roof solar panels.
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging is a highly successful British technology firm which developed the world's first MRI scanner for injured or ill horses. The company has won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and International Trade. It is now developing a revolutionary scanner to help vets diagnose and treat cats and dogs. Linda Lewis went to meet them.
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Linda Lewis talks to CEO Peter Woodd, Kevin Baumber and the rest of the team at Case Station about their fast-growing business making personalised phone and iPad covers, and finds out how their special design technology works.
Linda Lewis speaks to the team behind Opendesk, a company that's changing the way we produce office and work space furniture, by creating downloadable designs that can be created anywhere in the world.
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