Foundry: 19/20

Emoji Store VR


PlayWest worked with a network of 8 local schools, led by Mangotsfield to develop a serious-game (VR-based) prototype to teach maths, numeracy and basic coding skills. The project was also seeking to improve the digital skills of local teachers with a view to inspire the next generation to pursue technical careers, and also to present…

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Invest west launch

InvestWest is a new Bristol-based company, who wanted technical development for their idea to better connect investors to businesses in need of investment. A team from the codeWest enterprise studio worked on the project at the Foundry during 2019. is the resulting platform with distinct profiles for investors and start-ups. A start-up company issuer…

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Wellbeing – API Development

As part of an Office for Students – funded project, codeWest is developing the API and additional web portal services for a new version of the SAM App (Self-help App for the Mind). We are working closely with Bristol app development company MyOxygen who are creating the cross-platform app frontend. CodeWest developers are using Django/Python…

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Student InfoBot

This was an experimental project to develop a student advice chatbot. It was built using Microsoft’s Bot Framework (JavaScript/Node.js) and initially with MS cognitive services, though some components were later replaced with OSS alternatives (e.g. ElasticSearch as the knowledge base). Together with a student team on CSCT’s CAKE consultancy project, we worked with UWE’s advice…

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