Europe’s most powerful brain scanner arrives in Cardiff

Europe’s most powerful MRI scanner has arrived in Cardiff. The specially adapted scanner, which offers scientists access to detailed images of the human brain, was craned into Cardiff University’s £44 million brain research imaging centre on Sunday Jan 17th. The scanner has been made possible thanks to a £3 million grant from the Engineering and...

BT to create 100 jobs at its Swansea base

BT is to recruit 100 new people to work in its Swansea base in a bid to answer more than 80 per cent of its customers’ calls from within the UK. These jobs are part of a commitment made by BT to create 1000 permanent jobs across the whole of the UK between this year...

Interview: Robert Dragan, CEO of Learnium

Robert Dragan is the CEO of Learnium, an education technology company which recently announced a unique collaboration with Microsoft. We sat down with him and asked a few questions about his background and business. TD: Can you tell us more about yourself and what you do, please? RD: I’ve always been interested in learning and...

Cwmbran-based software development firm raises £100K investment

A Cwmbran-based software development firm has redeveloped its line-up of cloud business products after raising £100k in investment. Hudman Solutions, which was formed in 2006, specialises in providing small and medium-sized businesses with innovative software solutions. It’s received £50,000 from the Welsh Government’s Digital Development Fund and a further £50,000 from entrepreneur David James, who’s...

Organisation to champion female tech professionals in Wales launches

Two female entrepreneurs have launched an organisation to champion and support the visibility of women in tech, digital and entrepreneurship in Wales. Lyanna Tsakiris and Miranda Bishop are the founders of Re:Program, which will support women by providing them with a space where they can chat about their industry experiences, share stories and network.  It’ll host...

Swansea Uni researchers develop way to identify different cell types using AI

Researchers at Swansea University have developed a new way to identify different cell types, including cancer cells, using artificial intelligence. The method, which has been discovered at the university’s college of engineering, involves training computers to detect them using AI algorithms. It uses a similar approach to face and fingerprint recognition software. This research project...

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