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We want to help businesses make the most of new technologies and prepare for the future.

First published:
28 June 2023
Last updated:


The Tech Valleys programme aims to make the south Wales Valleys a globally recognised centre for developing new technologies to support cutting edge industry.

The programme encourages businesses to:

  • adopt digital technologies
  • develop advanced technologies to support cutting edge industries

Read the Tech Valleys strategic plan to find out more about the aims and objectives of the programme.

Find out more about how we can develop new technologies in the south Wales valleys: Tech Valleys: vision

Current progress


In 2017 we launched the Tech Valleys vision.


In 2018 we:


In 2019 we announced the National Digital Exploitation Centre (NDEC): National Data Exploitation Centre (NDEC) | Trade and Invest Wales


In 2020 we launched the Tech Valleys Business Productivity Enhancement Project (BPEP).


In 2021:

  • we announced the 5G Wales Unlocked project: Plans for new tech cluster in Ebbw Vale move forward
  • supported the creation of the Centre for Digital Public Services
  • work on Former Tech Board building began
  • Peer to Peer Network Support programme launched
  • first HiVE Hub launch at Coleg Gwent and Tredegar Comprehensive School
  • Wales Valleys Engineering Project (WVEP) launched
  • work starts on REGAIN2


In 2022:

Contact us

For further information about Tech Valleys, email: