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11th June 2012

UDL Intellectual Property free lunchtime workshops

After the success of the two UDL workshops in April and May registration is now open for another set of Free IP events in June and July. UDL Intellectual Property are offering free lunchtime workshops in the city centre to anyone who wishes to learn a little more about intellectual property and its impact on…

07th June 2012

Broomfield & Alexander Advice: Encouraging Innovation through the Tax System

Encouraging innovation through the tax system Since the Research & Development (“R&D”) tax relief scheme was introduced in 2000 it has undergone many changes.  However, the underlying objective of these changes has remained the same – to encourage innovation. An SME (generally a company with less than 500 employees) can now claim tax relief equivalent…

06th June 2012

Welsh business boosted by national supercomputing network

Wales has become the first country in the UK to boast a distributed national supercomputing network, meaning Welsh businesses can now access some of the most advanced computing technology in the world, along with the training, outreach and technical support to exploit it effectively. This announcement marks the latest milestone for High Performance Computing (HPC)…

06th June 2012

Carwyn Jones AM’s annual report highlights life science investment for Wales

Just over a year after Labour took sole control of the ministerial levers of power in Wales, and on the back of a clear pledge to make “delivery” the keyword of his government, first minister Carwyn Jones yesterday issued the very first annual report – and called for increased powers for Cardiff Bay. Economy Declaring…

01st June 2012

NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

Have you got a great idea? The NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes have been created to recognise and reward ideas that tackle some of the most challenging areas in healthcare. Now in their second year , the scheme not only rewards the tremendous pool of talent that exist in the NHS with well-deserved recognition, but also provide successful…