Tech jobs in Wales are continuing to grow

The number of digital technology jobs in Cardiff has grown by nearly a third over the past three years, according to research from Tech Nation. Wales is experiencing an employment boost as it continues to build one of the UK’s most promising tech clusters. That was one of the core findings at the Cardiff leg...

Welsh digital storytelling app to be presented at San Francisco expo

Traces, a bilingual storytelling app that takes you on a journey around the St Fagans National Museum of History, is to be presented in San Francisco this month. Alison John and Dr Jenny Kidd will travel to the US to demo their app at the Digital Heritage Expo in San Francisco between October 26th and 30th. It’s a...

Agtech start-up raises £300,000 of funding

Phytoponics, which is the creator of a hydroponic deep-water culture technology solution for sustainable agriculture, has raised £300,000 in new investment. Having secured £200,000 earlier this year, the start-up has gone on to receive additional funding from existing and new investors in a deal led by Smart Anchor Capital. Founded by Adam Dixon and Luke Parkin,...

Tech Nation launches search for the best tech start-ups

Industry body Tech Nation is on the search for the most exciting technology start-up from across the UK to take part in the Rising Stars pitch competition. Building on the success of Northern Stars from Tech Nation, it’s going national to discover the best tech start-ups and entrepreneurs from every corner of the UK. The winners...

The Institute of Coding Wales launches to eradicate tech skills gap

The Institute of Coding in Wales, which is being led by Swansea University, has launched to help close the digital skills gap and create the next generation of tech specialists. Unveiled at the Senedd in Cardiff last week, the Welsh and English Institute of Coding provides £21.2 million of funding to develop technology skills training...

Expert group appointed to advise on 5G in Wales

A group of technology experts has been appointed to map out the strategy for 5G infrastructure development and rollout across Wales. The group, which is being led by digital business growth agency Innovation Point, recently met for the first time. It’s aimed at preparing and shaping a national 5G programme in Wales. Over the next...

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