July 9, 2013
The University of South Wales has partnered with Cardiff Council, Finance Wales, Technology Strategy Board, Welsh Government, Cardiff University and Wales Business Insider to stage the first Venturefest event in Wales.
A networking event which aims to turn business ideas into reality, entrepreneurs, directors of high growth companies, academics and investors will come together in July to debate issues faced by ambitious, high-growth firms including innovation, investment, people, commercial models and collaboration.
The event will feature a keynote address by Nic Weng Kan, managing director of comparison website business Confused.com and a panel of experienced entrepreneurs.
May 15, 2013
Costain is hosting an innovation / technology event at Cardiff University on the 15th May – their Blue Innovation Futures event – to provide an opportunity for innovators, entrepreneurs and businesses to present new market propositions, technology and services in the rail, water, power and highway sectors. This event is described as similar to “Dragons’ Den” i.e. Costain would like entrepreneurs / start-up companies / students to pitch their ideas for potential investment, business support and market penetration opportunities.
March 6, 2013
Government Support for Business R&D and Innovation
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS);
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC);
The Technology Strategy Board (TSB);
Intellectual Property Office (IPO); and
will be showcasing Government support available for R&D and innovation by small and medium sized businesses via presentations and manned stands.