Issue 32

December 2019


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Welsh Government joins new European programme to support business innovation growth in Wales 

COHES3ION aims to integrate a regional and sub-regional element into Smart Specialization Strategies (S3), so developing greater consistency across each partner region.

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Advances Wales – Issue 90 out now!

Innovations highlighted in this edition includes colouring technology to increase recycling rates and an innovative platform for drone technology in the future.

The edition also features new breast cancer treatment to prolong life. 

View the latest issue of Advances Wales here.

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Vanguard Initiative Regional Conference

25 March 2020 - Cardiff Castle

26 March - Principality Stadium

The Vanguard Initiative brings together over 30 European regions who are committed to inter-regional collaboration, focused through their Smart Specialisation strategies. 

This event is open to all Vanguard Initiative member regions.  We also welcome participation from policy makers and stakeholders across Europe, including representatives from companies, clusters and academia involved in innovation, research and smart specialization.

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24 March 2020 - Mercure Hotel, Cardiff 

CoInnovate is a Welsh Government delivery assisted event which brings together the world’s leading innovators in the spirit of collaboration. The event is a chance for investors, academics, SME’s and the industrial community to come together and explore market-led opportunities presented by world-leading organisations.

Register now for CoInnovate 2020

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Welsh government is committed to delivering more and better jobs for Wales, through a stronger, fairer economy. We will improve and reform our public services and eliminate inconsistent delivery. By working together for Wales, we will secure opportunity for all, and build a united, connected and sustainable country.

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