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Innovation in Swansea: Building a brighter future

Photo credits: Adam Davies.

Innovation in Swansea: Building a brighter future

Building brighter futures is high on the agenda at University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), where a speaker-led event co-hosted with Ship Shape has celebrated the innovation happening in Swansea - by sharing entrepreneurial skills and expertise from keynote speakers from business start-ups and academia. The event, organised by Ship Shape and the University’s Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Kathryn Penaluna, was developed in collaboration with Fintech Wales, with the aim of bringing together technology businesses and the ecosystem that fuels innovation.

A collaborative partnership between the UWTSD and Ship Shape, to help Universities and industry to identify potential Venture Capital investors, was announced during Global Entrepreneurship Week in 2021, and the event is the first in a series of initiatives that aim to support the region.

Daniel Sawko of Ship Shape said,

"Swansea has innovation in its DNA. Bringing key players like this together means more opport