Blaenau Gwent Council STEM Team reach final for Welsh Award

Blaenau Gwent Council – STEM Facilitation Project has reached the final of the Wales STEM Awards 2023 and has been named as one of the 55 companies and individuals shortlisted in the Awards, which is sponsored by Cardiff Metropolitan University.

The Wales STEM Awards is back for the third time to shine a spotlight on the organisations and individuals raising the profile of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Wales.

The Awards will once again celebrate those leading the sector in Wales addressing the STEM diversity gap and skills shortage, alongside those inspiring and raising aspirations of the next generation.

Blaenau Gwent has been recognised in this year’s highly anticipated awards as a result of its commitment to making a difference to the STEM agenda in Wales and has been shortlisted in STEM Educational Programme of the Year (Public Sector) category alongside Companies House, University of South Wales and Wrexham University.

All finalists from across a total of 13 categories will now be considered by an industry-leading panel of judges, with the winners being announced at the awards ceremony at the Mercure Holland House Hotel on 13th October.

Councillor John C Morgan, Cabinet Member for Place and Regeneration and Economic Development said:
“This is such an excellent achievement to reach the finals for such a prestigious award, it acknowledges the fantastic work of the Blaenau Gwent STEM Team, especially when up against such stiff competition. I would like to wish them all the very best for the final.”