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Innovation for All workshop: Designing and Scoping your Challenge

Executive Education Suite, Cardiff Business School 3rd floor Postgraduate Teaching Centre, Colum Drive, Cardiff

Cardiff University are collaborating with Cardiff Capital Region to run a series of 2-hour face-to-face workshops on best practices in challenge-led innovation to raise awareness of the how much public service/charities/third sector can benefit from this approach. These workshops will consist of round-table discussions and masterclasses, with contributions from both local and nationwide experts and […]

Community of Practice event

sbarc|spark Maindy Road, Cardiff

We (Cardiff Capital Region Challenge Fund) are delighted to be launching our Community of Practice. If you have a societal challenge that cannot be solved, then our Community of Practice is a great place to start your journey in solving that problem. The event will bring together professionals from the public and third sectors across […]

Innovation for All workshop: Engaging with the Foundational Economy

Executive Education Suite, Cardiff Business School 3rd floor Postgraduate Teaching Centre, Colum Drive, Cardiff

There is much discussion, particularly in Wales, about the importance of the ‘Foundational Economy’ i.e. “the activities which provide the essential goods and services for everyday life” (Senedd Research) in that developing the foundational economy not only improves citizens’ quality of life, but also, provides a mechanism for their economic prosperity. Simply put, let’s spend […]

Endoscopy Challenge Briefing Event

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Briefing event to outline the Endoscopy Challenge and expected outcomes Endoscopy waiting lists in Wales continue to face significant pressure. During the height of the pandemic the provision of diagnostic, therapeutic and surveillance endoscopy services were extremely challenged with a significant increase in those awaiting a procedure. Today, even as capacity returns slowly towards normal, […]

The Challenge Fund at the National Social Care Conference

Principality Stadium Westgate Street, Cardiff

We will be one of the exhibitors at the National Social Care Conference for the entire duration of the event. Come to our stand to tell us your thoughts on social care and potential challenges in this field!   Image credit: © Hawlfraint y Goron / © Crown copyright (2022) Cymru Wales

Innovation for All Workshop: How do we procure innovation in Wales?

T23 Aberconway Suite Aberconway Building, Cardiff Business School, Column Drive, Cardiff, Cardiff

Procurement should be the pioneer that starts the innovation conversation" - Siju Johny CPO Transgrid, but the reality is often quite different. Businesses are constantly having to adapt to the global marketplace demands but innovation can be timely and costly especially when scaling up. In procurement, we are faced with many responsibilities in decision making, […]

The Sustainable Production & Supply of Food Challenge- online briefing event

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The Challenge: Cardiff Council in collaboration with Monmouthshire County Council are seeking to identify and support projects to develop innovative solutions which can significantly improve the sustainable production and supply of food. The Challenge looks for applicants to harness the potential of land, technology and people to increase the sustainable production and supply of locally […]

Innovation For All Workshop: The Challenge of Free School Meals in Wales

sbarc|spark Maindy Road, Cardiff

One of the most ambitious policies that emerged from the Cooperation Agreement between the Welsh Labour Government and Plaid Cymru was the commitment to deliver Universal Free School Meals (UFSM) to all primary school children in Wales. Although this is a highly laudable new policy commitment, it is also a very challenging policy goal when […]

Innovation For All Workshop: Embedding Equality in the transition to Net Zero

sbarc|spark Maindy Road, Cardiff

In this month’s seminar we are joined by Dr Alison Parken OBE and Professor Rachel Ashworth who reflect on recent collaborative research with the Welsh Government. The project explored how to mainstream equality in policymaking to achieve an equal and just transition to Net Zero. In this workshop , Alison and Rachel will discuss how […]

Innovation for All Workshop: Public & Private Sector Collaboration – 5 Steps to Developing Engaged Partnerships

T23 Aberconway Suite Aberconway Building, Cardiff Business School, Column Drive, Cardiff, Cardiff

“Two nations separated by a common language” is a quote, attributed to George Bernard Shaw about the United Kingdom and the United States. However, it could also be said to be true of the public and private sectors. In this two hour workshop we will draw on real world experiences from both sides, and proactively […]

Shared Ideas Bank for Public Service: a community of practice workshop

Monmouthshire County Council County Hall, Rhadyr, Usk

A problem shared can make it easier to solve … Join us for this in person workshop to meet colleagues from across your Local Authority to discuss your service delivery problems and explore if others have experience of the same challenges. Is there potential to tackle your issues together? This practice-based workshop aims to convene […]

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