Case Studies

The CCR Challenge Fund provides a mechanism to engage Public Sector ‘Challenge Owners’ and ‘Solution Providers’ through innovation driven challenges.

Drawing on the region’s creativity and ingenuity and bringing together the public and private sector in order to deliver novel solutions, radical improvements and new business opportunities, the fund focusses on the most urgent priorities facing the region.

Challenge Case Studies

Monmouthshire Meals on Wheels Fleet Vehicle Challenge

Funded by CCR Challenge Fund, Monmouthshire County Council partnered with Vantastec Ltd to launch the UK’s first Meals on Wheels vehicle with 100% green ancillary equipment powered by hydrogen, providing a zero-emission independent power source for onboard equipment such as microwaves, water heaters and regeneration ovens.

Merthyr Tydfil EV Fleet Challenge

An innovative project in Merthyr Tydfil looking to optimise energy usage in EV charging, supported by the CCR Challenge Fund.

Caerphilly EV Fleet Challenge

This challenge project led by Caerphilly County Borough Council is developing innovative digital solutions to enable the right procurement decisions to be made for the optimisation of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.

Sustainable Food Challenge

This challenge aims to identify and support projects that can harness the potential of land, technology, and people to increase the sustainable production and supply of locally grown food in the Cardiff Capital Region.

Tracheostomy Challenge

This challenge led by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board began as a rapid response to COVID-19 pandemic conditions. Its aim was to develop immersive simulation training solutions for NHS clinicians, benefiting from advances in virtual reality and associated technologies.
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