Issue 36

August 2020


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Cutting the cost of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

The Welsh Government is cutting the cost of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) for projects with SMEs based in Wales. This will help businesses improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance through better use of knowledge, technology and skills.
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Win major contracts for your business
BIND 4.0, the first accelerator program that guarantees successful applicants major contracts with big companies located in the Basque Country. If your business is less than 8 years old and can provide solutions based on Industry 4.0 technologies in the eligible sectors of Advanced Manufacturing, Smart Energy, Health or Food Tech fields

Register here to find out more

Advances 93

Advances Wales Issue 93 

This edition of Advances Wales features new technologies that have been developed and groundbreaking research that has been undertaken across Wales in response to Covid 19.

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Innovation - Take a look at our innovation zone

Wales-Quebec joint call for projects

The Welsh Government and the Government of Quebec have launched a funding call to support collaborations and partnerships that contribute to recovery efforts from COVID-19.
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Bid to Win workshops go virtual
SBRI Centre of Excellence is providing hints and tips on preparing a successful bid through their new online video presentation. With funding from the Welsh Government the Centre has been finding solutions to the health challenges of COVID 19.
Watch the video here

The Queens Awards for Enterprise 2020
Submit your application by midday on 9 September 2020.
Winners have reported benefiting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater press coverage and a boost to staff morale.

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Sort and segregate nuclear waste

Organisations can apply for a share of £3.9 million to develop an autonomous, integrated toolkit to sort and segregate nuclear waste.

Find out more here

Precisionfair 2020, NH Conference Centre - Veldhoven, The Netherlands

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and Welsh Government are offering eligible businesses a unique opportunity to take part in a mission to THE meeting point for precision technology.
Closing date for applications: Friday 31st August 2020.

To participate click here

Innovation - Innovation success stories

BIND 4.0: accelerating your SME with high-level Industry 4.0 customers

Wednesday, 26th August 2020


Targeted at SMEs who offer the best Industry 4.0 technologies.

The program offers excellent support services and guarantees to the successful SMEs projects with major companies with a strong footprint in the Basque Country.

Book your place here


On-line Innovation Funding Support Surgery 

9 September 2020

Are you a company based in Wales who would like to be better prepared to access R&D funding, run more effective research & development projects and commercialise the results? Join our on-line Innovation Funding Surgery Event. 

Book Your place here



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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