To create a fully connected region and be at the forefront of digital innovation. The economic acceleration strand will:
"Create a regional, state of the art, digital infrastructure including next generation wireless networks"
"Launch the Swansea City and Waterfront Digital District"
"Establish a new creative digital cluster at Yr Egin"
"Develop a centre of excellence in Next Generation Services to develop new commercial opportunities across the region"
"Deliver the skills and training required to support the City Deal"
"To place the region at the forefront of energy innovation and establish the region as a globally significant player in the production and storage of energy"
"To create jobs and investment whilst addressing challenges such as fuel poverty and energy security for current and future generations"
"Digitally connect the region’s energy assets to create a test bed for the demonstration of Future Energy Systems"
"To place the region at the forefront of life science innovation and to be recognised as a destination of choice for global investment and enterprise in the field of life sciences and well-being"
"Create and use an enhanced digital infrastructure to accelerate development in the area of life sciences"
"To place the region at the forefront of smart manufacturing and to support businesses to harness the opportunities associated with the digital manufacturing revolution"
Smart manufacturing is using data and technology to react immediately to changes in market or industry demands. Increasing Smart Manufacturing will help attract significant investment, drive economic growth and boost local regeneration through direct job creation and employment in vibrant innovation clusters.