Techniquest teams up with extreme environment athlete Richard Parks

Extreme environment athlete and television presenter Richard Parks has become educational charity Techniquest’s new ambassador. The former Wales international rugby player will use his record expeditions to inspire youngsters to learn more about science at Techniquest. Over the past decade, Richard has embarked on a plethora of world-first expeditions in the furthest corners of the...

Digital Festival attracts 2,500 delegates

More than 2,500 technology professionals, entrepreneurs and investors attended the two-day Digital Festival at the Wales Millenium Centre last week. Sponsored by fintech giant GoCompare, the event saw a range of world-class digital leaders deliver talks, including a Silicon Valley legend looking to invest in Welsh tech firms. Keith Tear built and sold European internet...

Facial recognition tech firm celebrates first anniversary

Credas, which has developed a facial recognition platform to speed up identity verification in a range of sectors, is celebrating its first anniversary. The Cardiff-based tech start-up began with just two employees, but it’s grown to a team of fourteen people in the past few months. It’s also recruiting for new account management and sales...

Wrexham’s first innovation hub opens

Wrexham’s first innovation hub has officially been declared open for business by Welsh Economy and Transport Secretary Ken Skates. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Welsh Government, the hub is on a mission to support 100 new businesses and create 260 jobs over two years. Set to operate as a pilot project, it’ll...

Techniquest takes on new team members as part of expansion plans

Techniquest, a science discovery centre based in Cardiff Bay, has strengthened its creative team with two new recruits as part of an ongoing expansion plan. Originally from Llansannor, James Summers has joined the educational charity as Head of Projects. He has extensive experience in science communication, as well as a BA in archaeology and an MA...

Cardiff Met students develop app for the care sector

A group of design students at Cardiff Metropolitan University has created an innovative health app as part of the Care Innovation Challenge, The aim of the challenge is to find technological solutions to the latest trends and challenges faced by healthcare providers across the UK. Olly Webb, Verity Moorehouse and Alex Whelan travelled to Wimbledon to...

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