Archive for April, 2016

Halen Mon

Innovation Shorts: How Halen Môn are combining traditional craft with innovative technology

Halen Môn, Anglesey Sea Salt Company produces high quality sea salt flakes using traditional age-old craft, combining traditional hand harvesting with innovative technology. The end result? A product which can sit among the great Foods including Champagne, Parma Ham and Melton Mowbray Pork Pies. Halen Môn sea salt is made from the clean, clear sea waters of […]

Solcer House

Innovation shorts: Wales’ very first ‘energy positive’ house with a social conscience #sws16

In the lead up to the Sustain Wales Summit on Business Innovation for a Sustainable Economy on 21 April in Cardiff, we will be showcasing a series of innovation shorts, focusing on Wales. SOLCER House The Low Carbon Research Institute and Welsh School of Architecture have designed Wales’ very first ‘energy positive’ house, located near […]

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‘SHINE A LIGHT?’ – A film that promotes local energy

Wales and the UK lag far behind our European neighbours and some states in the USA regarding local energy production. The ‘Shine a Light?’ film proposes that all UK political parties commit themselves to locally owned renewable energy schemes. Politicians should acknowledge that such schemes are becoming significant in combating climate change. These schemes also build more resilient communities, […]

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Innovation Shorts: Riversimple – The car that will transform personal transport

Riversimple have completely turned the conventional business model on its head, with a new business proposition to offer for their innovative technologies. They do not sell cars and never will. The Riversimple Rasa hydrogen car uses a hydrogen fuel cell and passes the hydrogen through a Proton Exchange Membrane which combines with oxygen to form […]

Cenin Group

Innovation Shorts: How Cenin Group are harnessing natural resources to develop innovative low carbon technologies #SWS16

In the lead up to the Sustain Wales Summit on Business Innovation for a Sustainable Economy on 21 April in Cardiff, we will be showcasing a series of innovation shorts, focusing on Wales. Cenin Group             Cenin Group was established to develop innovative technologies. Our technology developed at Cardiff University, uses advanced […]

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Innovation Shorts: Orangebox – placing responsible design at the heart of its business #SWS16

In the lead up to the Sustain Wales Summit on Business Innovation for a Sustainable Economy on 21 April in Cardiff, we will be showcasing a series of innovation shorts, focusing on Wales. Orangebox: Cradle to Cradle Design Orangebox is a furniture design and manufacturing company with sustainability at the heart of its operations. Based […]

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Delivering the City Deal and developing the Cardiff Capital Region

Guest of Honour: Councillor Phil Bale, Leader, Cardiff Council and Cabinet Member, Economic Development This conference will be a timely opportunity to discuss the proposed Cardiff City Deal put forward by the Welsh Government and supported by the UK Government in Westminster. Delegates will assess priorities, challenges and opportunities for the economic competitiveness of the […]

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The Asda Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy Wales

Want to be a part of Wales’ first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy? Are you a Social Enterprise based in Wales with products that could be sold in an Asda Supermarket? Asda and Social Investment Cymru, the finance arm of Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) have launched the pioneering Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy which […]