How is Cardiff software academy plugging skills gap?
Chris Maguire meets Simon Renault of Innovation Point
Cardiff University is giving its tech students direct industry experience through a revolutionary software academy.
Innovation Point, a company set up to promote tech in Wales, has set up the academy on the top floor of the Platfform building in nearby Newport.
Simon Renault is head of special projects at Innovation Point, which is based at Platfform, and coming to the end of his two-year secondment from the Welsh Government.
He reveals how the academy gives students real-world business projects and discusses the Welsh tech scene with editor Chris Maguire.