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Horizon Europe

Apr 28, 2022

UK Horizon Europe Guarantee extension. The UK’s safety net for applicants applying to Horizon Europe has been extended. It covers grant agreements expected to be signed up to the end […]

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SE RET Film Showcases ERDF supported Innovation

Apr 28, 2022

We are pleased to say that our next film celebrating the impact of structural funds is now ready to share with you. Produced by Orchard Media, the short film illustrates […]

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British Science Week #BSW22

Apr 28, 2022

11th-20th March was British Science Week 2022. This annual event is a ten-day celebration of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics taking place through our communities and Twitter rose to […]

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Introducing Wales Innovation Network

Apr 28, 2022

The Wales Innovation Network (WIN) is a new initiative that has been set up by Universities Wales to deliver a step change in the depth and breadth of Wales’ collaborative […]

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New Innovation Fund for the CCR

Apr 28, 2022

The Cardiff Capital Region are developing a new £50m innovation Fund to provide patient capital for innovation-led businesses looking to scale-up in the Capital Region. The Fund will be managed […]

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ERDF P1 Project News: CEMET

Apr 28, 2022

CEMET Case Study – Temporal Junction, Sports & Events Commentary Management Technology: Data Analysis Sector: Sports Entertainment Location: Cardiff Today sports and events commentators still rely on outdated systems such […]

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ERDF P1 Project News: MAGMA

Apr 28, 2022

MAGMA – taking the ERDF project into schools MAGMA at Cardiff University has been part funded by ERDF to establish a world-class research capability with recognised expertise in the processing, […]

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ERDF P1 Project News: SPECIFIC

Apr 28, 2022

SPECIFIC’s awards keep coming Last year the long running SPECIFIC project led by Swansea University was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its Materials Science and Engineering research […]

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ERDF P1 Project News: Cardiff Catalysis Institute EMF

Apr 28, 2022

A New Era for Electron Microscopy in Cardiff In late December 2021 the Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) took delivery of Cardiff University’s first Aberration Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (AC-STEM). […]

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ERDF P1 Project News: SMART Expertise

Apr 28, 2022

SMART Expertise supports collaborative projects, between industry and Welsh research organisations.  The projects address strategic industrial technical challenge/s with a clear focus on commercialisation and exploitation of new products, processes […]

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Europe Day 9 May 2022

Apr 28, 2022

WEFO will not be developing a centrally led social media or communications campaign to promote EU Structural funds projects on Europe Day.  However, as the UK is still participating in the […]

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Local Government Elections and Structural Funds

Apr 28, 2022

There will be elections to Welsh Local Authorities on 5 May 2022. This will be preceded by a formal pre-election period for the Welsh Government, commencing on 14 April 2022, in […]

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UK Government Funds

Apr 28, 2022

UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus Published The UK Government has published the full Prospectus and supporting documents for the Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF). The Prospectus builds on the pre-launch guidance […]

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Funding to support the rural economy 

Apr 28, 2022

A package of support for farmers, foresters, land managers and food businesses worth over £227 million over the next three financial years has been announced by Lesley Griiffiths MS, Minister for […]

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Regional Skills Partnership (RSP)

Apr 28, 2022

The CCRSP has been established to bring people together to promote strategic and collaborative decision making in relation to skills for the Cardiff Capital Region. Representatives from business, education and […]

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Ukraine – WEFO communication to beneficiaries

Apr 28, 2022

This communication is intended to provide WEFO beneficiaries with an update on the EU funding that could be available to support Ukrainians arriving in Wales. What flexibilities has the European […]

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Social Model of Disability guidance for EU funded projects

Feb 28, 2022

WEFO recently published new guidance, the Social Model of Disability, for EU Structural funded projects on best practise when engaging and communicating with disabled people. The social model, developed by […]

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Publicity activities and project closure

Feb 28, 2022

This is a just a reminder for lead project partners to keep the WEFO communications team informed of your achievements, milestones, success stories and closure event plans in order for […]

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Rural Development Programme 2014 to 2020

Feb 28, 2022

Wales Rural Network are planning to return to normal with a bang with the first ‘physical’ conference since 2019. The 9th & 10th June 2022 will see an event like […]

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Regional performance

Feb 28, 2022

These are the latest available headline figures for the performance of the ESI funded operations within the SE Region.  If you would like more detail on the data please email […]

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CCR Update

Feb 28, 2022

Regional Skills Partnership (RSP) The CCR Skills Partnership have been working to develop a new regional 3-year Employment & Skills Plan which will be launched in the Autumn of 2022. […]

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Business Wales update

Feb 28, 2022

Information on all their Start up Support is available on Starting up and Business Planning | Business Wales (gov.wales) Barriers to Start Up grant The purpose of the grant is […]

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EESW announces new funding to run pilot projects in 2022

Feb 28, 2022

EESW is pleased to announce its success in receiving £492,350 from the UK Community Renewal Fund to run pilot projects in 2022. The projects will be run in six local […]

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Social Business Wales in the spotlight

Feb 28, 2022

The ERDF funded Social Business Wales have hit a major milestone in the success of their New Start programme where 200 social enterprises which have been incorporated since the programme […]

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ESF Priority 2: ION Leadership

Feb 28, 2022

Part-funded leadership programmes to support Welsh businesses Do you want to become an extraordinary leader? The ION leadership programme is designed to develop and enhance the leadership skills of owners, […]

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