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 1oo new business 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...

Wales’ leading tech females announced at Digital Festival

Wales’ first ever awards ceremony for female technology professionals and innovators took place during the opening of the Digital Festival on Monday. Organised by Innovation Point, the awards were set up to share the stories of the women leading Wales’s technology sector. Currently, just 15 per cent of UK tech roles are held by females....

Cardiff shines in the latest Tech Nation report

Cardiff has been highlighted as one of the UK’s fastest-growing technology hubs in the latest Tech Nation report. Released annually, it aims to shine a light on the progress made by the British technology industry, as well as regional clusters such as Cardiff, Bristol and Manchester. Digital technology firms based in the Welsh capital generated...

UK Government appoints first ever Welsh fintech envoy

Seasoned technology entrepreneur Richard Theo has been confirmed as the first ever Welsh fintech envoy. Appointed by Chancellor Philip Hammond, his job will be to champion Wales’s growing fintech sector and to promote it as a hotspot for new companies. It is believed that the fintech industry is worth £7 billion to the British economy and employs...

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