Swansea is an innovative waterfront city at the heart of the wider Swansea Bay City Region. Access to cutting-edge university research and expertise, a high quality of life and outstanding natural environment create a unique business location.
Major investments by both Swansea University and University of Wales Trinity St David are generating a step-change in research and learning capabilities and academic/industry collaboration – further enhancing Swansea’s position as a City of Innovation.
Swansea has a burgeoning technology sector, with many new enterprises emerging to commercialise research and expertise in areas such as digital media and ICT; Swansea TechHub (one of only seven TechHubs around the world) and Indycube Swansea Central are thriving examples of new co-worker spaces supporting enterprising and innovative business activity.
Swansea has been highlighted as one of the fastest growing digital hotspots across the UK with a digital skilled workforce.
A strong creative sector is developing which includes Wales’ first dedicated space built purely for use by the creative industries is located at Swansea’s Urban Village development in the City Centre, providing an affordable and cutting-edge hub for small start-ups, creative companies and the performing arts.