Tags: Innovation

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 ….
CCR IIC invests in AMPLYFI, the Cardiff-based GenAI business with further investments expected in the coming months ...
When Gavin Powell came to CCR in July to drive the Innovation & Clusters agenda, he brought with him two decades’ experience of working within the priority sectors of our Region. We spoke to Gavin about why he’s so excited about his latest challenge - and a future built on the ingenuity of many different industries …
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 ….
June saw the conclusion of the fourth and final Infuse cohort, leaving a positive legacy for our region through the 120-strong network of public service innovators nurtured over the last three years - and dozens of solutions delivered to the many different challenges faced by the public bodies of South East Wales.
CCR’s Unleash Business Conference proved an immense success in April, bringing together businesses of all sizes and sectors, to discover the best practices - and channels for investment - open to SMEs in South East Wales. We’re now taking the spirit of that ICC event around the region - beginning in Bargoed...
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...
The launch of the Cyber Innovation Hub changes the game for the cybersecurity and whole digital economy of Wales. 

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