June 2013

£25,000 funding call for UK’s computer games companies

Computer games companies based anywhere in the UK can access up to £25,000 in the latest round of the University of Abertay Dundee’s Prototype Fund.
The Prototype Fund has supported almost 70 companies based around Britain, as far afield as Brighton, Manchester, Glasgow and Dundee.
The investment round closes on 17th July – applications are now open at http://prototypefund.abertay.ac.uk/.

Blue2 to merge with Avian

Blue Square will merge with Avian with immediate effect to form Avian Communications Network.

This new enlarged group, immediately ranked in the top ten creative agencies in Scotland, will operate with two divisional companies - Avian Communications and Blue2 Digital.

Avian Communications and Blue Square had congruent skill sets and client bases. Avian's core business is brand development, graphic design, marketing literature, exhibitions and advertising, which complements the Blue Square services.

Take part in a national Inquiry @ Dundee Library

Members of the public across Scotland are invited to take part in a national Inquiry into the changing role of digital technology, hosted by The Royal Society of Edinburgh


The Inquiry will explore how digital technologies and the Internet (including the World Wide Web, mobile devices, mobile apps, email and social networking sites) are used by the public, businesses, government and charities on a day-to-day basis.