Innovation Brief - Issue 54

January 2023


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Steel alloy manufacturing expands in Wales

A collaboration between Swansea University researchers and Welsh industry partners, is set to accelerate the sustainable production of steel alloy in Wales with the help of SMART Expertise funding. Read more

Just Transition to Net Zero Wales

The consultation for the new Just Transition to Net Zero Wales is now live and we want your evidence to inform Wales’ decarbonisation pathway to Net Zero. Have your say here.

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Innovation in sustainable materials and energy resources

A University of South Wales industry partnership is developing systems and technologies to increase efficiency through reusing industrial by-products. Find out how the SMART Circle programme has supported this initiative.

New Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales

Professor Jas Pal Badyal FRS, an internationally recognised research chemist, has been appointed as the Welsh Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser. Learn more about this role, as well as his previous experience.

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Exploring the Future of UK AI: Scoping Event- Wales

24 January 2023, 10:00-15:00

This event will bring together both potential users and providers of AI technologies to discuss the focus and direction of the programme. Register here


IP Bitesize Webinars – Trademarks & Patents

26 January 2023, 11:00-12:00 & 14:00 -15:30

The Intellectual Property Office will show you how you can use patents and trademarks in your business. Register here:

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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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