£100 million pledged for tech developments in the valleys

The Welsh Government has set up a new group to advise on how £100 million of funding will be invested in emerging technologies across the South Wales Valleys. Economy Secretary Ken Skates has pledged that the Welsh Government will invest £100 million to turn Blaenau Gwent and the South Wales Valleys into a technology hotspot. Known as...

Tech firms celebrated at the Wales Startup Awards

A number of innovative, fast-growing technology companies were celebrated at the Wales Startup Awards on Friday night. Sponsored by the likes of Capital Law, IQE, DevOpsGroup and HSBC, the awards ceremony took place at the Depot in Cardiff and attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs from across the country. The awards were established by Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, founder of...

Swansea University hosts virtual reality teaching conference

Swansea University recently hosted a conference that explored the ways virtual and augmented reality can enhance teaching and learning in higher education. The event took place at the university’s Bay Campus last week. It attracted specialists such as Danaë Stanton Fraser, professor in human-computer interaction at the University of Bath, and Astrid Ensslin, professor in digital humanities...

Flexible worker app launches in Wales

SumoShift, a member of the Wesley Clover group of companies, has launched an app that connects employers and flexible workers. The platform is being positioned as an instant channel of communication for freelancers looking for short-term employment opportunities. But there’s also the ability for companies to advertise jobs, which are then pushed out to a...

Delio named a fintech company to watch by Tech Nation

Delio, a private asset management platform, has been named one of the UK’s most promising fintech companies by industry body Tech Nation. The Cardiff-based start-up has joined the Tech Nation Fintech cohort, which is being delivered as part of the UK Government’s fintech strategy. As part of the programme, Delio will join nineteen other companies...

Looking back at Sony UK TEC’s milestones over 25 years

From digital set-top boxes to 4k cameras, Sony UK Technology Centre has manufactured them all. The Pencoed-based manufacturing facility has been at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in Wales for the past 25 years this year. Along the way, it has received over 20 awards recognising its innovative operation, welcomed numerous members of the Royal...

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