Rhwydwaith WISE :: WISE Network

Useful links

WISE Network provides easy access to expertise to help my business develop.

Rob Sleat, Envirogene

Welsh European Funding Office  Part of the Welsh Government and manages the delivery of EU Structural Funds programmes in Wales.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) UK Government department which makes policy and legislation, and work with others to deliver policies.

Cabinet Members, Welsh Government Lead across Welsh Government on the commitment to make sustainable development central to everything Government does.

BEACON helps businesses develop ways of converting crops such as rye, oats and Miscanthus into products including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, fuels and cosmetics.

SEACAMS (Sustainable Expansion of the Applied Coastal and Marine Sectors) Assists the coastal and marine sector to expand sustainably by integrating research and business opportunities.

ISD is a pan-Wales initiative that helps businesses to help themselves. By encouraging and supporting innovation through design, ISD drives businesses to gain competitive advantage from within and, in turn, become more sustainable.


WCBC helps organisations to design behaviour change solutions. These might result in new products, processes or services. The multidisciplinary team works across the commercial sector and includes public bodies and policy.

GIFT (Green Innovation Future Technologies)
Up-skills businesses and promotes sustainable economic development by creating collaborative and learning opportunities through providing training, networking, discussions and expertise.

KESS (Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships) Supports collaborative research projects (Research Masters and PhD) with external business partners.


Novel Ingredients from Seaweed Extracts (NISE) aims to develop a sustainable supply chain which exploits Welsh seaweed as a natural source of novel, high-value products for the food and cosmetics industries.


Naked Barley for Healthy Sustainable Food aims to develop all aspects of the supply chain for naked barley, a very promising crop, but one sadly neglected in the UK.


CAPACITATE East Africa aims to improve in the capacity of crop research in East Africa to produce farmer-acceptable crop varieties and enhanced food security.