Latest press releases
The latest press releases from the Welsh European Funding Office.
Margam Park will be the star of the ITV breakfast programme ‘Day Break’ as the weather reports are broadcasted from the gardens live on 27 and 28 May.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt has visited two EU-funded projects in Aberystwyth to see first hand how the investment is benefiting businesses across the region [23.05.13].
Porth Eirias, the new EU-backed water sports centre in Colwyn Bay, is set be a major attraction in North Wales.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt has celebrated the first anniversary of an EU-backed project helping people in Butetown to find a job.
Economy Minister, Edwina Hart, will today (15 May) launch the next phase of a project aimed at helping businesses in West Wales and the Valleys become more sustainable and support the low carbon economy.
Finance Minister Jane Hutt has said that the future European programmes in Wales will be deployed so that longer-term economic impact is at the heart of its agenda.
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, today marked Europe Day (Thursday 9th May) by emphasising the importance of the EU to the Welsh economy.
A £32m investment to create an Engineering Manufacturing Centre (EMC) at Swansea University’s planned Science and Innovation Campus is to go ahead thanks to an EU boost.
Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths, will today (Thursday, 02 May) join Ramblers Cymru in walking part of the path in the historic West Wales town of Kidwelly.
Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, will visit an EU-backed project which has supported 100 businesses and created 145 jobs in Wrexham and Deeside [02.05.13].
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced a £1.6m EU funding boost to continue the development of a pioneering tidal energy stream generator off the West Wales coast.
An EU-backed North Wales regeneration project has been shortlisted for a prestigious national planning award alongside entrants from as far afield as South East Asia.
A new timeline which will chart Bangor’s rich history has been unveiled by First Minister, Carwyn Jones AM, today [25.04.13].
Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, has [18.04.13] marked the launch of a revolutionary new product which has been developed through a unique collaboration between two innovative EU-funded projects.
The £40million High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales initiative that has given Wales the third largest supercomputing network in the UK - launched its second supercomputing hub today [17.04.13].
AN EU-backed centre of excellence for developing mobile applications has helped produce an award winning new app.
An £8m EU-backed programme that will develop a blueprint to drive forward skills in the built environment and support Wales' low carbon economy will be announced by Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, today. [27.03.13]
Minister for Finance, Jane Hutt, visited the impressive Nantgarw 3 campus in Rhondda Cynon Taff to discuss the investment of future EU funds in Wales.
Ken Skates AM has been appointed as the new Chair of a committee which oversees the monitoring of European Structural Funds in Wales.
St Patrick’s Day is always cause for celebration, but an EU-funded programme is providing even more reasons to mark the special date in Wales and Ireland.
The regeneration of The Works site in Ebbw Vale enters a new phase today (Thurs 14th March) with the opening of the Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone.
£2.2m initiative to help businesses in the creative industries exploit a unique digital collection of cultural heritage in a bid to increase their competitiveness.
Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, has welcomed the publication of a report which will inform the implementation of future EU programmes in Wales.
Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and European Programmes, Alun Davies, visited Llandrindod Wells today (07/03/13) to discuss the investment of future EU funds in Wales.
"EU investments have made an important contribution to economic and labour market successes in Wales,” Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies AM, told Assembly Members today.
A unique Grade II-listed, derelict Lido in Pontypridd will be given a new lease of life, creating local jobs and attracting tens of thousands of visitors to the area each year.
Two consultations which will help inform the implementation of future European Programmes in Wales are to be launched.
The European Commission has called for expressions of interest for the selection of experts for Horizon 2020 advisory groups.
A £2.5m project aimed at forging an enterprising culture and raising prosperity amongst communities in three South Wales counties.
£1m EU funding for a pilot project that will pioneer cutting-edge research to help businesses develop new products, processes or services.
Irish rugby fans travelling to Wales for this weekend’s Six Nations rugby international are amongst some of the visitors to the region who will receive a Grand Slam welcome thanks to an EU-funded project.
Wales could potentially lose up to £1bn of EU funds if current EU budget proposals go ahead, Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, told the Enterprise and Business Committee.
£1m EU boost for a project to further develop groundbreaking geo-energy technologies and pioneer research to help cut fuel costs and greenhouse emissions.
The public consultation 'Wales and the EU: Partnership for Jobs and Growth', closed on April 23.
A new smartphone app offering guidance, support and information to young people has been launched by Education Minister Leighton Andrews.
Deputy Minister for Agriculture and European Programmes, Alun Davies, has announced plans for a formal public consultation on future EU Programmes in Wales.
Following support from the EU-backed South West Workways project, Sharon Thomson has gained a job which is Out of the Box.
Pupils have been taking action to stamp out smoking, substance misuse and anti-social behaviour amongst young people.
Marking the latest milestone in the construction of the first phase of buildings at the R&D Village in Port Talbot’s Harbourside area.
First Minister Carwyn Jones officially unveils the £4 million regeneration of the town centre.
Almost £82m of European money has been granted for the scheme.
A new £3million EU-backed link road – a key part of the overall Fabian Way Corridor development on the outskirts of Swansea – opens next month, three months ahead of schedule and on budget.
An EU-backed project helping businesses pioneer medical healthcare using advanced technologies is to be rolled out across East Wales.
The Welsh Government Business Start-up programme has helped create more than 10,000 jobs - with a further 13,000 jobs set to be created by June 2015, Business Minister Edwina Hart has announced.
The Deputy Minister for European Programmes will see how a £4.5m investment to breathe life into Blaenau Ffestiniog is nearing completion and attracting businesses and employment opportunities.
After six months out of work and having relocated to Port Talbot, single mother Rita Santos, has secured a job – thanks to the EU-backed South West Workways project.
The Welsh European Funding Office is pleased to inform project sponsors of the following update in relation to the Structural Funds programmes and Community Initiatives that operated during the 1994 to 1999 programme period.
A discussion document has been published inviting views from partners across Wales on how to effectively deliver future European Programmes.
The Deputy Minister for European Programes has launched an EU-backed initiative helping small businesses in Wales and Ireland to exploit social media to boost growth and drive forward competitiveness.
SWANSEA BAY is now a Watersports Centre of Excellence.