Issue 35

June 2020



COHES3ION goes virtual

As a partner in the EU Interreg programme the Welsh Government participated in a virtual learning journey to the Calabria region of Italy to find out about their smart specialisation strategy.

Read more about the COHES3ION programme and the good practices learnt from the visit

Advances Wales - Issue 92 out now

Innovations highlighted in this edition includes new system to detect cyber-attacks on smart devices and an innovative platform to manage energy consumption.

This edition also features ground-breaking research into the brain post-limb amputation.

View the latest edition here

Transport for Wales Accelerator programme

Do you want the opportunity to secure a contract with Transport for Wales?

Find out more about how the innovation accelerator programme can help your business grow

For the latest information on the support available for businesses during the coronavirus outbreak, click here

Business Metropole Ruhr Online Conference

18 June 2020

Join the online conference to discuss with renowned international experts how European cities and regions can achieve economic transformation through smart specialisation, especially against the background of the current crisis of the coronavirus pandemic. 

For more information and to register click here

Online Presentation - Post Covid-19 – There will be no ‘back to normal’

23 June 2020, 11:00-12:00

The pandemic is forcing all of us to change our ways of working and living. How many of these changes will be permanent? What will the 'new normal' look like? In this talk, Dr Christopher Haley from NESTA, the innovation foundation, will discuss some social, economic and political consequences of the crisis, and present some possible future scenarios.

Book your space here

Wales Tech Week

13-17 July 2020

The first-ever Wales Tech Week is a festival of webinars, workshops and digital events for technology businesses and supporting industries in Wales and beyond. 

Register here

Why not register for our On-line Innovation Funding Support Surgery to help your company access R&D funding, run more effective R&D projects and commercialise the results.

Click here to register



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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