The Wales Festival of Innovation starts today!

Posted on: 15/06/2019

Over the next two weeks, the Festival which is made up of over 25 events around Wales will showcase Welsh innovation and entrepreneurship.

From 15th June to the 29th June, events that have been curated and developed by businesses, innovators and academics will showcase innovation across a variety of industries from food production to big data. With events across the whole of Wales, the festival will give attendees a flavour of innovation activity throughout the country.

Find out more about the Festival and all the events happening here. Join in the conversation on social using the hashtag #WFoI2019 and following @WFoInnovation.


A sample of the events happening at the Wales Festival of Innovation 2019

Autolink 2019

19/06/2019, Cardiff

Organised by the Welsh Automotive Forum and supported by Welsh Government, Autolink 2019 will focus on Innovation, Supply Chain opportunities and Government support.

Food and Drink Product Innovation

18/06/2019, Llandysul

For existing or new businesses, food industry experts at The Food Centre Wales will be on hand to discuss how you can overcome the barriers to getting your product to market.

Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (‘3G’) Public Conference

20/06/2019, Cardiff 

A conference for members of the public about genetics and genomics-related research and advances. There will be a programme of short talks from expert speakers, as well as interactive stands for the public to enjoy.

Workshop to discuss UKRI Strength in Places Fund & potential for Wales

20/06/2019, Llandudno Junction

The Welsh Government would like to invite university, industry and public sector leaders to come together to understand the opportunity and discuss areas that could benefit from this type of funding in Wales. There will be an opportunity to garner insights from Wave 1 and discuss ideas with Welsh Government, HEFCW, Innovate UK and the KTN.

Women in Engineering 2019

25/06/2019, Cardiff

International Women in Engineering day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women within the engineering professions and to highlight the opportunities that STEM careers can offer. For 2019 ICE and IStructE invite you to join them in an evening to hear from local professional women (Civil, Structural Engineers and others) on their career journey and their take on the future.

Leading Growth through Future Manufacturing Technologies

18/06/2019, Swansea

Following the launch of the Future Fit: Trailblazing in the Fourth Industrial Revolution report, ASTUTE 2020, ION leadership and NatWest have joined forces for this event where attendees will hear from academics and industry specialists on the importance of developing a leadership mindset and find out more about how such a mindset can have a positive impact on productivity, innovation and business growth.

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