Airbus holds STEM event in celebration of E-Fan’s channel crossing

Airbus has hosted a STEM event for 60 local school children at its Newport site in celebration of E-Fan’s channel crossing today. The event, in support of the journey of electric-powered plane E-Fan across the English channel, saw the children receive a mini aviation masterclass and given the opportunity to watch the E-FAN’s final preparations. Aimed...

Superfast broadband to reach 42,000 more premises in Wales

The Superfast Cymru project is to be extended to June 2017 to give an additional 42,000 Welsh premises access to superfast broadband. It’s far seen around 480,000 premises able to access faster broadband speeds, with 96 per cent of homes and businesses in Wales expected to have benefited by 2016. The expansion is being made...

App for trading unwanted items now available on Android and iOS

Paperclip, a location-based app for trading unwanted items, is finally available to download on Android and iOS. It’s the brainchild of Rich Woolley, a young entrepreneur from Penarth in Cardiff who studied business management at Imperial College London. With it, you can discover unloved items around you and make offers to trade for your own items. Features...

Digital economy centre to be created in Swansea

Swansea has been included in a UK Government plan to invest £23 million in setting up six next-generation digital economy centres. Others will be created in Newcastle, Nottingham, York and Bath. The centres were announced today as part of Chancellor George Osborne’s emergency summer budget. They’ll exploit opportunities across sectors of the digital economy, including the creative...

How the DVLA is playing an active role in the Welsh tech scene

At the DVLA, we’re extremely keen to play an active role in contributing to the growing Welsh tech scene. If you go back to the end of last year, you’ll learn that we launched a partnership with TechHub Swansea. One of the key aims of this partnership is to engage with the local South Wales digital...

Welsh tech seed fund passes £1m milestone in first year

The Wales Technology Seed Fund, launched by the Welsh Government and Finance Wales in 2014, has so far invested £1.2 million in nine Welsh technology start-ups. It’s helping these businesses commercialise and bring to market innovative products and services in sectors such as health and fitness, bioscience, entertainment, data management and travel. The fund makes equity...

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