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 Go Compare

Headline Partner

GoCompare is a South Wales-based fintech pioneer that enables people to compare the costs and features of a wide variety of insurance policies, financial products and energy tariffs. It launched in 2006, and has grown to become one of the UK’s best-known brands and a trusted destination for people wanting to save time and money on their essential outgoings.

 

Sony headline partner 

Entertainment 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.

 

 

Be The Spark

Category Partners

The Sir Michael Moritz Tech Start-up

BeTheSpark is a movement to stimulate and engage everyone in the Welsh ecosystem to drive innovation driven entrepreneurship across Wales. BeTheSpark aims to ensure that innovation and commercial opportunities are VISIBLE; that the key influencers, decision makers and financiers CONNECT with each other: and make the entrepreneurial landscape in Wales as SIMPLE as possible to understand and navigate for everyone.

 

  

Drinks Reception Partner - Cardiff Met

International Impact

Cardiff Metropolitan is a global university rooted in Wales, with a history of practice-focussed and professionally oriented education that dates back to 1865. Cardiff Met has campuses in Cyncoed and Llandaff and a community of more than 11,000 students following over 100 different courses, across four schools. The University has close links with industry and an established reputation for the provision of professional and vocationally focused courses.

  

  Innovative Product - Wynne Jones IP

 

 

Innnovative Product of the Year

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, IP strategy and IP renewals, we deliver expert IP services and consultancy to a high professional standard, ensuring robust and wide-ranging protection of IP assets.

  

Eagle labs

Best Application of Tech

Eagle Labs are a space to create, innovate and grow.
Whether you’re an inventor, an innovator or a mentor, our spaces are conducive to nurturing and growing your idea with support from Barclays, Legal & General and our wider networks.

 IQE

Technology Leader of the Year

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. 

 

Supporting Partner - Coleg Gwent

Best New Talent

Coleg Gwent is one of Wales’ top performing colleges in SE Wales.  We are the first college in Wales to be accredited as a Career College for digital technology and our employer engagement forums focus our curriculum to meet industry needs. 

 ESTnet logo

Best Tech Workplace

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 is a global university rooted in Wales, with a history of practice-focussed and professionally oriented education that dates back to 1865. Cardiff Met has campuses in Cyncoed and Llandaff and a community of more than 11,000 students following over 100 different courses, across four schools. The University has close links with industry and an established reputation for the provision of professional and vocationally focused courses.

 Table Wine Partner - Smart Solutions

Table Wine Partner

Smart provide large scale, bespoke workforce solutions for industries across the UK. If your solution is people, we’re the power.

  Aftershow Party Partner - Mobilise Cloud Services

After Show Party Partner

Mobilise helps our customers transform legacy applications and services, and to realise the benefits of cloud, serverless and voice based computing. 

 

Supporting Partner - Careers Wales

Supporting Partner

Careers Wales provides free and impartial careers information and support for anyone making education or employment decisions.

 

 

 Supporting Partner - Capital Law

Supporting Partner 

Capital a multi-service commercial law firm and consultancy, set up to provide a quick-thinking alternative to the conventional legal model.

Proudly Welsh, with an international outlook, we cover most areas of commercial law. We work with local, national, and international clients – across all sectors.

 

Supporting Partner - Newport Wafer Fab .PNG

Supporting Partner 

Newport Wafer Fab launched in September 2017 has established the world's first integrated silicon and Compound on Silicon chip fab, providing manufacturing services for Compound Semiconductor cluster and the wider foundry market. NWF is a high volume eight inch wafer fab, the UK's largest semiconductor centre.

 

 

Programme Partner - Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult

Suppporting Partner

Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult’s purpose is to accelerate UK economic growth in industries where applying compound semiconductors creates a competitive advantage and enables new products or end markets.  The Catapult is a member of CS-Connected - the South Wales compound semiconductor cluster.

Genero

 Audio Visual Partner

Programme Partner - CPS Group (UK) Ltd  Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Broomfield Alexander Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Welsh ICE Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Cazbah Programme Partner
Programme Partner - Cine Merse Filming Partner

We are most grateful to all of our partners for their generous support of the Wales Technology Awards 2018.