Our Partners

Awards Partners

We are most grateful to all of our partners for their generous support of the Wales Technology Awards 2017.




Sony headline partner


At the heart of our operations is the manufacture of high-end. Sony Broadcast Professional Equipment including the latest 4K technology for worldwide markets, and a highly successful. Contract Electronics Manufacturing Service. We are also the home of the only Sony Service and Repair Centre in Europe. With more than 40 years of award-winning experience, quality and innovation are at the forefront of everything we do.




Category Partners

Best New Talent

IQE is the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafers with products that cover a diverse range of applications, supported by an innovative outsourced foundry services portfolio that allows the Group to provide a ‘one stop shop’ for the wafer needs of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers.


Tailblazer Partner - CAVCTrailblazer Partner - Risual Education

Industry Trailblazer

The risual Microsoft Academy is a hub for digital skills growth in the Capital Region based at Cardiff and Vale College’s City Centre Campus. The Academy delivers IT and Digital apprenticeships plus Microsoft Office Specialist short courses to business.






Best Tech Adopter

General Dynamics UK is one of the UK’s leading defence companies, and an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). General Dynamics UK is committed to delivering cutting-edge capability to the UK Ministry of Defence and to customers overseas – ensuring those operating on the frontline can do so effectively.


Supporting Partner - Coleg Gwent

Technology Leader

Coleg Gwent is one of the largest Further Education Colleges in Wales. It has established five employer forums, all reflecting the strategic regional priorities as defined by LSKIP. The Digital and Cyber Technologies forum is a dynamic and active group dedicated to building effective strategic relationships between education and industry.

 Innovative Product - Wynne Jones IP

Innovative Product

Wynne-Jones IP is the original Welsh IP firm, established over 50 years ago in South Wales by John Wynne-Jones. Specialising in patents, trade marks, designs and IP strategy, we deliver expert IP services and consultancy to a high professional standard, ensuring robust and wide-ranging protection of IP assets.

 ESTnet logo

The Sir Michael Moritz Tech Start-up

The ESTnet is the technology network for Wales. It works with companies within the enabling systems industry to help them grow through collaboration, access new talent and get their voice heard.

Visit www.estnet.uk.net for membership details, access to ESTnet Connect and the opportunity to secure talented young people for your company through the ESTnet Year in Industry.



Drinks Reception Partner - Cardiff Met

Drinks Reception Partner

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a global university that meets the civic, economic and international needs of Wales. The University recently announced that it is developing a brand new innovative School of Technologies. It will focus on education, research, innovation and higher-level skills in digital media, data science, and design technologies and will have significant impact on the economy of the Cardiff Capital Region.



Table Wine - Inspire Wales

Table Wine Partner

Inspire Wales is an investment consortium which gives financial and mentoring help to exciting and ambitious technology-focused start-ups and established businesses. Its investor group has a wide range of skills and experience across a number of sectors. This expertise is used to assist and develop its investment partners. A vast range of business relationships are held across Wales and beyond. Successful applicants to its fund benefit from this network and knowledge.


After Show Party Partner - VeezuAfter Show Party Partner - Dragon

After Show Party Partner

Veezu owns a network of taxi companies across the UK including three Dragon hubs across South Wales. Veezu invested heavily in phone, dispatch and app technology including development of its unique ‘three tap app’ for consumers. Being at the forefront of taxi dispatch technology gives the customer an improved experience as compared to on-demand application-only services such as Uber.



Supporting Partner - Infineon


Supporting Partner

Founded in 1999 Infineon Technologies designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions at 34 R&D locations and 19 manufacturing locations worldwide; including its front end manufacturing site here in Newport S.Wales. The focus of its activities is on automotive electronics, industrial electronics, RF applications, mobile devices and hardware-based security.






Supporting Partner - KSR

Supporting Partner

KSR is an industry leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of an array of products for the transportation industry (autos, light trucks, ATVs), including automotive sensors, electronic throttle controls, adjustable and fixed pedals, electric steering control units and power modules. Since 1946 KSR has worked closely with OEMs and tier one suppliers, providing a variety of products that are designed, engineered and manufactured to exacting specifications. Its shared goal at eight locations across three continents is to provide products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations.




Supporting Partner - Mobilise Cloud Services

Supporting Partner.

Success from strategy to delivery. Mobilise enables Government and commercial organisations to ensure their migration to Cloud is a success from strategy through to design, delivery and organisational change. Mobilise has a wealth of experience in gaining best value from IT infrastructure provision, and has partnered with the leading Cloud providers to ensure a range of options are available to replace IT infrastructure with the ‘right cloud.’

Genero Audio Visual Partner
Programme Partner - Acuity Legal Programme Partner 
Broomfield Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Chwarae Teg Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Harding Evans  Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Welsh Automotive Forum  Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Welsh ICE Programme Partner