Expanding your business
Welsh businesses enjoy graduates from 4 QS world ranked universities and comparitively low cost office and industrial space.
Large capital and venture capital investors in Wales enjoy a range of regional and national incentives, including grants covering up to 45% of capital expenditure.
Buying goods and services
Wales has over 30 sea ports and exports 56 million tonnes annually. There are around 6,000 businesses exporting 16 billion GBP a year.
Strategic markets: industrial and digital innovation
Swansea Bay City Deal
Wales’ second largest city, Swansea, is building on existing strengths in advanced manufacturing, energy and life sciences. Investment opportunities like Swansea Central aim to attract international capital into the region.
Digital technology sector
Wales’ digital technology sector has put 600 million GBP into the UK economy. Fintech and insuretech companies like GoCompare add to Wales’ 2.1 billion GBP tech sector.
Research and development support
Wales’ 115 million GBP SMART Cymru research fund is one of Europe’s most comprehensive support systems for industrial research, experimental development and feasibility studies.
Success snapshot: infrastructure
The UK government is supporting the Welsh economy through contributions to the Welsh City and Growth deals, with over 700 million GBP of investment. This is creating world-class infrastructure that enables business to grow and flourish.
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