Category: Our Region in Action

August brought welcome news in the fields of Innovation, Sustainability, Inclusivity and Connectivity - with the world-leading Games company Rocket Science opening their European HQ in our Region, The Royal Mint launching its own Local Energy Centre, Admiral being named as a top 3 Best UK Workplace for Women, and a new transport collaboration creating an integrated link between Cardiff Central and Cardiff International Airport ….
Our Region has continued to break new ground throughout summer, with Butterfly Data winning a global tech hackathon, Agored Cymru launching a new Net-Zero Level 3 Diploma, Disability Wales releasing their report on the impact of the cost-of-living crisis for disabled people; and Wales STEM Awards announcing its much anticipated shortlist ….
Mid-year has seen our region continue to deliver inspired initiatives - with pioneering programmes being progressed by Ffos Caerffili, Cardiff & Vale College, Coleg y Cymoedd, Pride Cymru and a new community plan in Pontypridd …
The month of May saw many inspirational steps forward, with the enterprises of our region developing a revolutionary app for the diagnosis of skin cancer … a Valleys community shaping the future of a public forest … Wales STEM awards looking to bridge the diversity gap … and CCR’s Compound Semiconductor cluster being highlighted as key to UK government strategy …
March 2023 was a month of major highlights for innovation, sustainability, inclusivity and connectivity in our Region...
February brought important developments impacting all four CCR strategic goals of Innovation, Sustainability, Inclusivity and Connectivity by Copner Biotech, Cwmni caws Caerffili, Chwarae Teg and Wales & West Utilities ...
2023 has roared into action across all four CCR strategic goal areas...
The past month has seen our Region showcasing the best in Innovation, Sustainability, Inclusivity and Connectivity, through an inspired $100m+ investment in a new innovation centre for SPTS Technologies, international recognition for Kepak’s carbon footprint reduction in Merthyr, BITC launching a Place Programme to help address inequalities in Newport - and the Wales Technology Awards celebrating 12 enterprises that are connecting the world through the power of tech …
CCR continues to re-shape Southeast Wales around the four goals of innovation, sustainability, inclusivity and connectivity - with September’s headlines featuring Space Forge’s out-of-this-world ingenuity, the Western Gateway’s UK-first Hydrogen Ecosystem, Chwarae Teg celebrating both their new board members and Womenspire event, and the Wales STEM Awards 2022 recognising those who are connecting our region like never before…   
Climate change is the greatest issue facing us today - and yet there’s a growing consensus that not enough is being done to meet the challenge. If you’re a business in Southeast Wales, this is your chance to do something big about that - by becoming part of the CCR Climate Coalition. Come and shape the future of your business, our region and the world, beginning with our online workshop this Friday on September 30th between 11am-1pm…

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