New chair for Compound Semiconductor Catapult announced

Kevin Crofton, a prolific businessman from California, has been announced as the chair of the UK Government’s £50 million Compound Semiconductor Application Catapult. The organisation was set up to accelerate the use and development of semiconductor devices in the industry by bringing together cutting-edge companies based along the M4. It’ll work closely with the Compound...

Interview: Matthew Edwards, technical manager of TWL Voice & Data

Wales has a lot to offer in terms of technology, but the telecoms sector has presented a plethora of new opportunities over the years. And TWL Voice & Data is leading in the area. The Cardiff-based firm, which was launched thirteen years ago, provides bespoke telecoms services to companies right around the UK. It’s also...

Duke of York celebrates Welsh business and innovation in Cardiff

Last week, key delegates from business, academia, creative industries and technology gathered to watch several Welsh start-ups pitch in front of the Duke of York. The prestigious Pitch@Palace business competition, pioneered by the Duke, came to Cardiff for the first time on February 24th to celebrate Welsh business and innovation. It gave several of Wales’s...

Welsh entrepreneurs launch online platform for vegans

Owen Jandrell and Katie Cubbage, two young entrepreneurs from Cardiff, have launched an online platform where vegans can find the best supplements. 24-year-old Jandrell and his partner have launched Plant Based Performance in a bid to help vegans find and purchase products that don’t contain animal ingredients. According to statistics from the Vegan Society, there...

Greek first aid tech company settles in Wales

Four Minutes, a Greek company that develops first aid technology, has crossed the warm shores of the Mediterranean to settle down in Wales. The company, which is named after the time-window to prevent brain damage in someone not breathing, is launching a Welsh arm in a bid to bring its technology to the UK. While...

Cardiff-based scientists looking to pioneer futuristic technologies

Scientists from Cardiff University are set to join a £4 million project to develop technologies that can support the phone, space and defence systems of the future. The project, which is being funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, will take place over five years and be lead by the University of Bristol....

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