Global cyber security giant to hold event in Wales

Global tech giant Clearswift has teamed up with non-profit GlobalWelsh to host a masterclass for ten of Wales’ fastest-growing cyber security firms. Set to take place on January 28th at St David’s Hotel in Cardiff, the event will allow the businesses to explore ideas and solutions for their growth challenges. Hosted by Clearswift CEO Heath Davies,...

Welsh IT consultancy launches trainee schemes to close tech skills gap

Welsh IT consultancy DevOpsGroup has launched its 2019 intern and graduate programmes as part of continued efforts to close the growing tech skills gap. Delivered through the DevOpsGroup Academy, the schemes offer practical work experience and academic training centred around the latest DevOps, Agile, and cloud practices and technologies. James Harvey, head of the Academy, said:...

Sure Chill picks up top innovation award

Sure Chill, a medtech start-up based in Cardiff, has won the UK Eagle Innovation category at the annual Barclays High-Growth and Entrepreneur Awards. The awards celebrate entrepreneurs’ success, leadership and positive impact on society. SureChill was recognised for its patented cooling technology, which is approved by the World Health Organization. Founded in 2009, Sure Chill’s...

Techniquest Planetarium project to mark 50th anniversary of moon landing

Techniquest is working on a bespoke show that’ll take place in its Planetarium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The science discovery centre, located in Cardiff Bay, has been awarded £6000 from the Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) to hold the show next year. Martin Palmer-Smith, a science communicator at...

DropTask announces new visual task management feature

Pernarth-based software company OpenGenius has updated its popular task management app with a new planner feature to help boost productivity in the workplace. DropTask sports now, next and soon boards that can be assigned based on the priority of tasks. They’re aimed at helping users manage their daily workloads effectively. Sharing his thoughts on the app, Darren...

Techniquest secures £3 million to mount expansion plans

Techniquest has secured £3 million of government funding to radically transform its science discovery centre in Cardiff Bay. It’s been awarded the money from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Wellcome Trust’s Inspiring Science Fund. With the investment, the charity will be able to go ahead with plans to extend its building...

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