Innovation Brief 51- English

August 2022



Have your say on innovation in Wales

At events across Wales, you can share your thoughts on the new Innovation Strategy for Wales. Help us shape the strategy to develop a vibrant innovation culture in a stronger, fairer, greener Wales. Register here

Advances Wales Issue 100 out now 

This 100th edition of Advances is a milestone which considers some of our most frequently featured fields of endeavour over 30 years and looks at brand new Welsh developments in these same sectors. Read the full edition here

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Ford Low Carbon Vehicles Transformation Fund

A £1.8m fund to encourage businesses to move beyond manufacturing internal combustion engines to producing low carbon vehicle technologies has been established by Ford and the Welsh Government. Read more

St David Awards 2023

We need your help to find the next winners of the St David Awards – the national awards of Wales. Do you know someone who is making groundbreaking discoveries or making a real difference in your industry or institution? Find out more


Increased funding for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP)

If you are a third sector organisation and want to improve your business performance, why not consider a partnership with an academic team. Welsh Government is providing grant funding to cover 75% of the costs. Find out more and see how a KTP helped St David’s Children Society here.




Innovation Strategy for Wales Consultation Events

If you would like to contribute your views in person, why not come along to one of our consultation events?


Women in Innovation Competition Support Surgery

6 September 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

An Innovation Funding Surgery event to help companies based in Wales prepare themselves for the Women in Innovation Competition. Register here


Pitching Preparation Support Surgery

7 September 2022, 13:00 - 17:00

The Welsh Government, in conjunction with Innovate UK EDGE, are holding a Support Surgery to help companies based in Wales prepare themselves better to make pitch presentations as part of their applications for support to Innovate UK and KTN-iX. To register, click here


Innovation Support Surgery for HE and FE

14 September 2022, 10:00 - 17:00

An Innovation Funding Surgery event to help HE and FE Institutions based in Wales prepare themselves better to run more effective projects with businesses. Register here


Innovation Support Surgery

21 September 2022, 10:00 - 16:45

An Innovation Funding Surgery event to help selected companies based in Wales prepare themselves better to run more effective Research & Development projects. Register 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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