Welsh robotics firm wins Henry Ford Award

Collaborative robotics firm Reeco Automation has received a prestigious global award for the work it has completed with motoring giant Ford. The Powys-based company won the Henry Ford Award for integrating a collaborative robot into the manufacturing process at Ford’s engine plant in Bridgend. Several global entries were submitted and accessed by judges before Reeco was...

Founder Tales: Aimee Bateman, CEO of Careercake.com

Over the past few years, Careercake.com has emerged as the go-to platform for people looking to land their dream job or get to the next stage of their career. Founded by former recruitment professional Aimee Bateman in 2010, the video content platform is viewed by more than 43 countries and is backed by the likes...

Cardiff STEM leaders offer expert advice on tackling the skills gap

Innovative thinking and dynamic partnerships between STEM leaders and educators are the key to reversing a “catastrophic” shortfall of over 200,000 scientific workers a year, according to Cardiff’s business leaders. Experts from Sony UK Technology Centre, scientific educational charity Techniquest, and intellectual property firm Wynne Jones IP, are speaking out to mark British Science Week...

Pupils take part in coding competition

Education minister Kirsty Williams visited Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Gwynedd last week to attend the annual Wales Coding Competition. The competition is aimed at promoting computing and programming skills among young people aged between 7-16 in Wales. This year, pupils were challenged to create a computer game based on the theme of discovery and adventure. Supporters...

Vodafone switches on 5G network in Cardiff

Telecoms giant Vodafone has switched on its 5G network in Cardiff as part of a UK-wide trial of the new and faster mobile technology. Having installed a 5G router near the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Arms Park, Vodafone is now streaming videos, games and internet content across the next-generation mobile network. With many 5G handsets...

Caerphilly IT firm to triple its team

Team Metalogic, an IT services firm based in Caerphilly, is investing heavily in education for its employees in a bid to accelerate growth. The company, which offers a range of B2B telecoms and cloud solutions, has unveiled plans to triple the size of its workforce over the next three years. As part of this recruitment...

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